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Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.15.14
David Plotz Resigns From Slate; New York Loses John Homans to Bloomberg

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Josh Elliott Leaves GMA; Yahoo Poaches Josh Wolk from NY Mag

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Changes at CNN; The New Republic Loses an Editor to Vanity Fair

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Cable News Stars Wheel and Deal - Posted July 19, 2014
Some real estate wheeling and dealing among cable news talent, as Mika Brzezinski recently put down roots in DC and Sam Champion continues to try and exit New York f... [TVNewser]

Rob Marciano Leaving 'Entertainment Tonight' for ABC News - Posted July 17, 2014
Rob Marciano is exiting "Entertainment Tonight" and returning to the weather beat ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: World Cup Sets Ratings Records | Plotz Resigns From Slate - Posted July 15, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: World Cup Sets Ratings Records | Plotz Resigns From Slate - Posted July 15, 2014
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Production Cuts at Sam Champion's Weather Channel Show - Posted July 14, 2014
Four months after launch, the Weather Channel's signature morning show, "AMHQ with Sam Champion" is feeling some growing pains. A tipster tells us that a dozen freelance production jobs have been cut. A Weather Chan... [TVNewser]

Apocalypse Watch: The Weather Channel's New Reality Show Fat Guys in the Woods - Posted July 9, 2014
Paging Jim Cantore and Sam Champion: Please pick up the white courtesy phone. America has a question for you, "Is this the end of the world as we know it?" Typically, one co... [PRNewser]

TV News Crews Head to North Carolina for Hurricane Arthur - Posted July 3, 2014
      Tropical Storm Arthur has strengthened into a category one Hurricane churning up the east coast set to hit North Carolina's Outer Banks hardest. TV news crews have already dispersed crews to cover the extreme weather this 4th of July. The Weather Channel will have a number of meteorologists and correspondent... [TVNewser]

Richard Quest Comes Out: 'The Work I Do Here is Better Because I'm Honest About Who I Am' - Posted June 27, 2014
Richard Quest did something at the end of his CNN International show today, that he wished he'd done yesterday. On "Quest Means Business" Thursday, Quest spoke with John Browne... [Fishbowl NY]

Richard Quest Comes Out: 'The Work I Do Here is Better Because I'm Honest About Who I Am' - Posted June 27, 2014
Richard Quest did something at the end of his CNN International show today, that he wished he'd done yesterday. On "Quest Means Business" Thursday, Quest spoke with John Browne... [FishbowlNY]

Richard Quest Comes Out: 'The Work I Do Here is Better Because I'm Honest About Who I Am' - Posted June 27, 2014
Richard Quest did something at the end of his CNN International show today, that he wished he'd done yesterday. On "Quest Means Business" Thursday, Quest spoke with John Browne... [TVNewser]

The Weather Channel Picked a Twitter Fight with the Wrong Texan Yesterday - Posted May 13, 2014
Know your city. Be proud of your city...or pay the consequences, y'all! Ah yes. Things really are bigger in my beloved Lone Star State, including the Twitter fights. Oh, and the bravado of ancillary city council representatives. Now, if you know anything... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Josh Elliott Makes NBC Debut, with Former ABC Colleague - Posted May 2, 2014
Former "Good Morning America" hosts Josh Elliott and Sam Champion were back together again this morning on the Weather Channel. Around 9:10amET Elliott turne... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Business Politics, Morning Baseball, Jazzy Weather - Posted April 19, 2014
FBN's Maria Bartiromo will interview New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Monday on "Opening Bell" at 9amET. Bartiromo will talk with de Blasio about his outlook on the economy, universal Pre-Kindergarten and his future plans for New York City. MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Crew on Mt. Everest As Avalanche Hits - Posted April 18, 2014
NBC News had a crew in place at a Mt. Everest base camp this morning when an avalanche struck killing at least 13 Sherpas who guide climbers to the summit of the world's highest peak. Jonathan Fierro is a producer with NBC's Peacock Producti... [TVNewser]

Lunch with Lara Spencer & Amy Robach: Rumors, Ratings & the Revolving Door - Posted April 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_220842" align="aligncenter" width="524"] "Good Morning America" anchors Amy Robach and Lara Spencer show off their manicures on the show April 1. (via @laraspencer)[/caption] It has been a busy few months at "Good Morning... [TVNewser]

George Stephanopoulos Denies Being Unhappy About 'GMA' Changes - Posted April 7, 2014
George Stephanopoulos denies being unhappy with the on-air changes at "Good Morning America," telling Page Si... [TVNewser]

Cynthia McFadden Says Good Morning to 'Today' - Posted April 7, 2014
A week after signing off ABC News, Cynthia McFadden made her first appearance on NBC News. McFadden, NBC's senior legal and investigative correspondent, was on the "Today" show talking about the Oscar Pistorius trial. "Cynthia M... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott's 'GMA' Good-Bye, Without Josh Elliott - Posted April 3, 2014
During a conference call with reporters yesterday, the newest member of the NBC Sports team Josh Elliott was asked if he ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion: 'NBC Sports is a Great Opportunity for Josh's Heart' - Posted March 31, 2014
On his Weather Channel show this morning, Sam Champion commented on Josh Elliott's departure from "Good Morning America." "He's a great guy and a very good... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott Leaving 'Good Morning America' for NBC Sports - Posted March 30, 2014
Breaking: Josh Elliott is leaving "Good Morning America" and joining NBC Sports. Elliott's jump to NBC and a return to sports, comes at the end of intense contract negotiations with ABC News. Elliott will work on most high-profile NBC Sports... [Fishbowl NY]

Josh Elliott Leaving 'Good Morning America' for NBC Sports - Posted March 30, 2014
Breaking: Josh Elliott is leaving "Good Morning America" and joining NBC Sports. Elliott's jump to NBC and a return to sports, comes at the end of intense contract negotiations with ABC News. Elliott will work on most high-profile NBC Sports... [FishbowlNY]

Josh Elliott Leaving 'Good Morning America' for NBC Sports - Posted March 30, 2014
Breaking: Josh Elliott is leaving "Good Morning America" and joining NBC Sports. Elliott's jump to NBC and a return to sports, comes at the end of intense contract negotiations with ABC News. Elliott will work on most high-profile NBC Sports... [TVNewser]

Lara Spencer to Stay with 'GMA' - Posted March 27, 2014
Lara Spencer has re-signed with ABC News. Her contract was due to expire in May. "This was a simple decision," Spencer said in a statement. "I love what I do and I adore the people I work with. I am thrilled to be on this team and look forward to... [TVNewser]

The P.M. Ticker: Geist, Offerman, Champion - Posted March 20, 2014
NBC's Willie Geist will host "Everest Jump Live" on Discovery Channel in May. The two-hour event, produced by NBC's Peacock Productions, culminates with climber Joby Ogwyn's first-of-its-kind wing suit jump from Mt. Everest. Geist will be joined by The Weather Channel's ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion's 'AMHQ' Debut Ratings - Posted March 18, 2014
The ratings for the premiere of Sam Champion's "AMHQ" on The Weather Channel were ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Debuts on 'America's Morning Headquarters' - Posted March 17, 2014
Sam Champion debuted as host of "America's Morning Headquarters" this morning on The Weather Channel, opening the show with a report on Winter Storm Wiley. Champion gave the latest information on the storm to his hi... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Rivera, Champion, Kuhn - Posted March 14, 2014
Fox News host Geraldo Rivera is among the cast members for NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," TMZ reports. "Celebrity Apprentice 7" hosted by Donald Trump begins shooting in spring and also includes ... [TVNewser]

Weather Everything | Rotten Garden | Posted - Posted March 5, 2014
TVNewser: "It all starts with the weather," says Sam Champion, of the Weather Channel. Everything after that? Batshit c... [Fishbowl NY]

Weather Everything | Rotten Garden | Posted - Posted March 5, 2014
TVNewser: "It all starts with the weather," says Sam Champion, of the Weather Channel. Everything after that? Batshit c... [FishbowlNY]

Sam Champion: 'It All Starts With the Weather' - Posted March 5, 2014
New Managing Editor of The Weather Channel Sam Champion assured advertisers yesterday that the additions of news, sports, and documentary programming to the network won't take away from what viewers want to see most. "It all starts with the weath... [TVNewser]

Weather Channel President: 'I Intend to Win' - Posted January 31, 2014
As the feud between The Weather Channel and DIRECTV enters its third week, TWC president David Clark... [TVNewser]

Weather Champ | Prior Moves | Love Tweet - Posted January 21, 2014
TVNewser: Sam Champion made his Weather Channel debut today. DirecTV subscribers, uh, just imagine what it looked like. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Weather Champ | Prior Moves | Love Tweet - Posted January 21, 2014
TVNewser: Sam Champion made his Weather Channel debut today. DirecTV subscribers, uh, just imagine what it looked like. ... [FishbowlNY]

Sam Champion to Make Weather Channel Debut - Posted January 21, 2014
As a winter storm bears down on the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, Sam Champion will make his debut on The Weather Channel today. Champion joined The Weather Channel in December and will debut his morning show in March. Champion will be ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Grantland Under Fire | BBC Host Dead | Roker Feeling The Heat? - Posted January 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Grantland Under Fire | BBC Host Dead | Roker Feeling The Heat? - Posted January 20, 2014
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Sam Champion on the 'Today' Show - Posted January 16, 2014
Sam Champion dropped in on former rival the "Today" show this morning. Last month, the longtime "Good Morning America" meteorologist signed on with The Weather Channel, which is part-owned by NBCUniversal. Using his new NBC id, Champion was welcomed into the studio, got hugs all around, and pulled up a chair... [TVNewser]

'There Will Be a Time When Coming Out is Not a Big Story' - Posted January 6, 2014
By any measure, 2013 was the Year of the Queer, especially for network anchors. In addition to the death of DOMA, the increasing acceptance of same-sex marriage, and the Boy Scouts of America's pledge of allegiance to sexual diversity, ABC's ... [TVNewser]

2013 TVNewser Challege: The Results - Posted December 30, 2013
At the beginning of the year, we asked you to predict what would happen in the television news industry in 2013, and thousands of you responded with your thoughts on the year ahead. We'll have a new set of questions in the 2014 TVNewser Challenge tomorrow, but in the meantime, here's... [TVNewser]

In Year-End Message of Gratitude, Robin Roberts Thanks Longtime Girlfriend - Posted December 29, 2013
Robin Roberts surprised her Facebook followers this afternoon in an end-of-yea... [TVNewser]

In Year-End Message of Gratitude, Robin Roberts Thanks Longtime Girlfriend - Posted December 29, 2013
Robin Roberts surprised her Facebook followers this afternoon in an end-of-year post. She came out publicly ... [AllTwitter]

The Weather Channel's Stormy Negotiations With DirectTV - Posted December 26, 2013
The Los Angeles Times reports DirectTV is issuing subtle threats about dropping Th... [TVNewser]

News Pro Names '12 to Watch in TV News' - Posted December 25, 2013
TV Week's News Pro magazine is out with its forward-looking "12 to Watch in TV News" list. Unsurprisingly, HLN president Albie Hecht... [Fishbowl NY]

News Pro Names '12 to Watch in TV News' - Posted December 25, 2013
TV Week's News Pro magazine is out with its forward-looking "12 to Watch in TV News" list. Unsurprisingly, HLN president Albie Hecht... [FishbowlNY]

News Pro Names '12 to Watch in TV News' - Posted December 25, 2013
TV Week's News Pro magazine is out with its forward-looking "12 to Watch in TV News" list. Unsurprisingly, HLN president Albie Hecht... [TVNewser]

Weather Channel Plans Super Bowl Blitz - Posted December 24, 2013
The Weather Channel is planning extensive coverage of the 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, Capital New York's Alex Weprin reports. Leading up to the NFL's first cold-weather champions... [TVNewser]

The 10 Biggest TV News Stories of 2013 - Posted December 23, 2013
How to describe a year in which TV news had more turnovers than Pepperidge Farm? Business as usual. The dramatic departures and arrivals of A-List talent weren't the only big story of 2013, of course. Two new networks launched. Fox News made some major changes in its prime-time line... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of December 9 - Posted December 19, 2013
In the first post-Sam Champion week, "Good Morning America" eked out a win in the younger demo by just 5,000 viewers over the "Today" show. That's the closest the NBC broadcast has gotten to "GMA" in 5 months, ... [TVNewser]

Has Sam Champion Changed His Forecast on Naming Storms? - Posted December 13, 2013
Now that he's Managing Editor at The Weather Channel, Sam Champion has apparently changed his tune on the virtue of naming severe storms. Yesterday, he tweeted a fan about the topic. Last year. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of December 2 - Posted December 12, 2013
Each of the three morning newscasts is doing something right. Last week, each broadcast saw double digit growth vs. the same week last year. ABC's "Good Morning America" remains solidly in first place and was up +17% in viewers a... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion is Now Ready for the Elements - Posted December 9, 2013
There's no going back now. Sam Champion has turned in his ABC News Severe Weather slicker and today was presented his new multi-layer, category 5, snowpocalypse Weather Channel jacket. Last week ... [TVNewser]

Brian Stelter Makes 'Reliable Sources' Debut - Posted December 8, 2013
Brian Stelter, who filled in a few times on "Reliable Sources" the last few months, made his debut as host of the CNN media criticism show this morning. Stelter covered this week's revolving media door, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Brian Stelter Makes 'Reliable Sources' Debut - Posted December 8, 2013
Brian Stelter, who filled in a few times on "Reliable Sources" the last few months, made his debut as host of the CNN media criticism show this morning. Stelter covered this week's revolving media door, ... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Stelter Makes 'Reliable Sources' Debut - Posted December 8, 2013
Brian Stelter, who filled in a few times on "Reliable Sources" the last few months, made his debut as host of the CNN media criticism show this morning. Stelter covered this week's revolving media door, ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Signs Off From 'GMA' - Posted December 4, 2013
"Good Morning America" celebrated Sam Champion this morning on his last day at ABC News before he joins The Weather Channel. Champion did the "ceremonial turning over of the galoshes" to Ginger Zee, who will ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion: 'I Grew Up Here. This Will Always Be My Home' - Posted December 3, 2013
For viewers who hadn't heard the news, Sam Champion announced his departure from "Good Morning America" for The Weather Channel... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Champion's New Channel | China Inspects Bloomberg | Apple Buys Topsy - Posted December 3, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Champion's New Channel | China Inspects Bloomberg | Apple Buys Topsy - Posted December 3, 2013
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Sam Champion: 'This is a Note I Never Imagined I'd Be Writing' - Posted December 2, 2013
After a quarter century with one company, Sam Champion will be walking into a new workplace next week when he joins the Weather Channel. Following the news... [Fishbowl NY]

Sam Champion: 'This is a Note I Never Imagined I'd Be Writing' - Posted December 2, 2013
After a quarter century with one company, Sam Champion will be walking into a new workplace next week when he joins the Weather Channel. Following the news... [FishbowlNY]

Sam Champion: 'This is a Note I Never Imagined I'd Be Writing' - Posted December 2, 2013
After a quarter century with one company, Sam Champion will be walking into a new workplace next week when he joins the Weather Channel. Following the news... [TVNewser]

Ginger Zee to Lead Weather Coverage for 'Good Morning America,' ABC News - Posted December 2, 2013
In a few short years, Ginger Zee has gone from local meteorologist to weather anchor of the nation's No. 1 morning show. With Sam Champion's departure ... [TVNewser]

'GMA' Family Sends Champion Twitter Love - Posted December 2, 2013
Sam Champion will bid farewell to "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, but today he's getting well wishes from his "GMA" family. Champion had the day off today -- in fact he was off for the better part of November, ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Leaving ABC for The Weather Channel - Posted December 2, 2013
First on TVNewser: Sam Champion, weatherman for ABC's "Good Morning America" is leaving ABC and joining the Weather Channel. It's the first talent departure at the No. 1 morning show in more than two years. Champion, an ABC veter... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Dress Up as TV Icons For Halloween - Posted October 31, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="201859,201860,201861,201862,201871"] After last year's on-air parties were canceled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Halloween was back in full swing today on the morning shows. On "Today," Al Roker was Mr. T from "The A-Team," ... [TVNewser]

As Fusion is Born, a Morning Party for Parents ABC and Univision - Posted October 28, 2013
With just hours to go until the official launch of Fusion, ABC News and Univision put their ... [TVNewser]

Dueling Proposals on 'GMA' and 'Today' - Posted October 24, 2013
It's the season for love on the morning shows: both "Good Morning America" and "Today" featured live proposals this morning. On "GMA," George Stephanopoulos spotted a man holding a "Will You Marry Me?" sign outside t... [TVNewser]

'GMA' and 'Despierta America' Will Join Forces on Fusion Launch Day - Posted October 21, 2013
To mark the launch of Fusion next Monday, ABC's "Good Morning America" and Univision's "Despierta America" will combine for a "fused" morning show. Univision's Karla Martinez and Raul Gonzalez will join the "GMA" team in Times Square, while ABC's Lara Spence... [TVNewser]

Remembering Jessica Savitch, 30 Years After Her Death - Posted October 18, 2013
In the early 1980s, with cable in its infancy and network anchors dominating the airwaves, one of the most identifiable, and beloved, was NBC's Jessica Savitch. A pion... [TVNewser]

Fusion Morning Show Hosts Make Debut On 'Good Morning America' - Posted October 17, 2013
The hosts of Fusion's upcoming "The Morning Show" made their TV debut this morning... on ABC's "Good Morning America." ABC News is the co-owner of Fusion, alongside Univision. People in Times Square waved paddles with the Fusion logo, as George Stephanopoulos, Sam Champion and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Wear Purple in Honor of GLAAD Spirit Day - Posted October 17, 2013
Morning show anchors wore purple this morning in observance of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual anti-bullying campaign. Among the participants: NBC's Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and ... [TVNewser]

Jack Hanna Celebrates 30th Anniversary of First 'GMA' Appearance - Posted October 7, 2013
Jack Hanna stopped by "Good Morning America" this morning (with a pair of baby cheetahs in tow) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first appearance on ABC (pictures of Hanna's appearances with Charlie Gibson, Joan Lunden and ... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Poised to Win First Season in 19 Years - Posted September 26, 2013
The last time "Good Morning America" won a full TV season, "Fraiser" and "Picket Fences" were the top TV programs, Andre Agassi was the U.S. Open champion, and just-married Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of August 5 - Posted August 15, 2013
"Good Morning America" wins another week in the morning, and by its largest margins over NBC's "Today" in more than five months. Compared to the same week last year the ABC morning program showed the most growth in the ... [TVNewser]

Kerry Sanders Runs With Bulls, While 'GMA' Fakes It With Sharks - Posted August 8, 2013
It was a wild morning on NBC's "Today" and ABC's "Good Morning America," as the on-air talent went toe-to-toe with some wild, dangerous creatures. On "Today," Kerry Sanders delivered a stand-up while running from bulls. No, really, he did. "One of the great stand-ups ever," Matt Lauer said. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Was CNN Too Cautious in Reporting Rulings? Gavin Newsom Thinks So - Posted June 26, 2013
While court-watchers awaited the Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage, the networks had correspondents in different parts of the country gathering reaction to those affected by the rulings. ABC News had Cecilia Vega at San Fran... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of June 10 - Posted June 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" continues to lead the pack in the a.m. The ABC show has been the leading morning show among total viewers for 10 months -- its longest stretch at No. 1 in more than 21 years. "GMA" is up +13% in total viewers and up +12% in the... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Sunday, June 16 - Posted June 18, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 145 | MSNBC: 159 | CNN: 95 | HLN: 116 Primetime: FNC: 127 | MSNBC: 218 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 208 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Awards Show First: An 'F' Bomb During the 'In Memoriam' - Posted June 16, 2013
One show that probably won't win an Emmy: the 2013 Daytime Emmy Awards. The show which honors the best soap operas, talk shows, game shows, cooking shows, court shows, and animated shows aired tonight on HLN. Hosted by "Good Morning America's" ... [FishbowlLA]

Awards Show First: An 'F' Bomb During the 'In Memoriam' - Posted June 16, 2013
One show that probably won't win an Emmy: the 2013 Daytime Emmy Awards. The show which honors the best soap operas, talk shows, game shows, cooking shows, court shows, and animated shows aired tonight on HLN. Hosted by "Good Morning America's" ... [TVNewser]

The PM Ticker: 'VICE,' Emmys, RT - Posted June 13, 2013
HBO has renewed newsmagazine "VICE" for a 12-episode second season. Season two will debut on the pay cable channel next year. The renewal comes just a day before the season finale, which goes to North Korea with Dennis Rodman. The Daytime Emmy Awards on HLN will have a decidedly different format this... [TVNewser]

Are Kids in Sam Champion's Future? - Posted June 10, 2013
"Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion stopped by Wendy Williams' show this morning. Champion, who is hosting the Daytime Emmys this week, talked about his bromance with fellow "GMA" ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion, AJ Hammer and Robin Meade to Host Daytime Emmys - Posted June 5, 2013
"Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion will host the Daytime Emmy Awards on HLN June 16, alongside HLN hosts ... [TVNewser]

President Obama To Speak at 10 AM, As More Correspondents Descend On Oklahoma - Posted May 21, 2013
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The Ticker: Greta, Cuomo, Champion - Posted May 7, 2013
Greta Van Susteren will anchor "On the Record" from Cleveland tonight covering the rescue of three women missing for a decade. Van Susteren covered Gina DeJes... [TVNewser]

'GMA' at No. 1: 'If You Spend a Long Time at No. 2, You'll Never Stop Being Scrappy' - Posted April 16, 2013
It was a year ago this week that ABC's "Good Morning America" learned it had unseated "Today" as the leading network morning show. While "GMA" has gone on to win most weeks since, the race ... [TVNewser]

The Weekend Ticker: Champion, Cramer, Morales - Posted April 6, 2013
"Sea Rescue," a weekly syndicated show hosted by "Good Morning America's" Sam Champion, has won a Parents Choice "Recommended" award for its "dramatic stories, educational content, and happy endings." CNBC's Jim Cramer is hitting the road again taking his "Mad Money Back to School Tour"... [TVNewser]

In-N-Out And Haunted Mirrors On The Morning Shows - Posted March 2, 2013
On NBC's "Today" Friday, Matt Lauer and Al Roker decided to prank their co-workers. Taking a viral video to promote "The Last Exorcism 2" as inspiration, the team got Natalie Morales, WNBC anchor ... [Fishbowl NY]

In-N-Out And Haunted Mirrors On The Morning Shows - Posted March 2, 2013
On NBC's "Today" Friday, Matt Lauer and Al Roker decided to prank their co-workers. Taking a viral video to promote "The Last Exorcism 2" as inspiration, the team got Natalie Morales, WNBC anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper to Receive GLAAD Award - Posted February 21, 2013
Anderson Cooper will receive the Vito Russo Award at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards, the ... [TVNewser]

A Critical Analysis Of 'Good Morning America' Valentines Day Stunt - Posted February 14, 2013
To celebrate Valentine's Day, ABC's "Good Morning America" turned to one of the most popular stunts on TV: the live wedding proposal. "GMA" added a twist, however: the couple had to get married live on the show... less than an hour after the proposal. ... [Fishbowl NY]

A Critical Analysis Of 'Good Morning America' Valentines Day Stunt - Posted February 14, 2013
To celebrate Valentine's Day, ABC's "Good Morning America" turned to one of the most popular stunts on TV: the live wedding proposal. "GMA" added a twist, however: the couple had to get married live on the show... less than an hour after the proposal. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Morning Ticker: Watson, Babies, Robin... - Posted February 1, 2013
CNN's Ivan Watson has been promoted to Senior International Correspondent. Watson, based at CNN Istanbul, joined the network four years ago and has since covered a number of major news events right up to this morning's suicide bombing outside the U.S. Embassy.... [TVNewser]

No Game? No Problem! Networks Plan Super Bowl Programming - Posted January 30, 2013
The Super Bowl is the biggest television event in the United States. 67 million people watched the 2012 election results roll in across 13 networks last November. For comparison: last year's Super Bowl on NBC averaged over 111 million viewers. This year the Big Game is on CBS, but that isn't stop... [TVNewser]

Now 'Good Morning America' Is Looking For Anchor Doppelgangers Too - Posted January 25, 2013
Remember last month, when the anchors on NBC's "Today" met their real-life lookalikes? Apparently it was such a good idea that now ABC's "Good Morning America" is planning the same bit. A ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts: 'It's a great comfort not to feel pressured and a BLESSING to know I have a job waiting for me' - Posted January 9, 2013
ABC's Robin Roberts took to Facebook this morning with "encouraging news" from her doctors and discussed the interest in her return to "Good Morning America." "I'm humbled by the speculation of my return to GMA," Roberts wrote. "My fa... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Champion, Shapiro, Williams - Posted December 26, 2012
Following their wedding last week in New York City, ABC's Sam Champion and Rubem Robierb are now having a second ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Marries; Robin Roberts Makes Rare Public Appearance to Show Support - Posted December 21, 2012
ABC "Good Morning America" weatherman Sam Champion and his partner Rubem Robierb were married today in New York City and Champion's ABC News colleagues, including co-anchor Robin Roberts who is recovering from bone marrow transplant surgery, were... [Fishbowl NY]

Sam Champion Marries; Robin Roberts Makes Rare Public Appearance to Show Support - Posted December 21, 2012
ABC "Good Morning America" weatherman Sam Champion and his partner Rubem Robierb were married today in New York City and Champion's ABC News colleagues, including co-anchor Robin Roberts who is recovering from bone marrow transplant surgery, were... [FishbowlNY]

Sam Champion to Judge, ABC to Broadcast Miss America 2013 - Posted December 9, 2012
This week "Good Morning America" revealed the judges for the 2013 Miss America Competition which will be broadcast on ABC. And on the panel, an ABC host. Sam Champion joins Olympic gold medalist ... [FishbowlLA]

Sam Champion to Judge, ABC to Broadcast Miss America 2013 - Posted December 9, 2012
This week "Good Morning America" revealed the judges for the 2013 Miss America Competition which will be broadcast on ABC. And on the panel, an ABC host. Sam Champion joins Olympic gold medalist ... [TVNewser]

The Sunday Ticker: Walters, NYC 'Talk,' GMA Live - Posted December 9, 2012
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down with ABC's Barbara Walters at the White House for their first joint interview since re-election. The interview, an annual holiday tradition and airing Friday on "20/20," will begin with President Obama alone, with Mrs. Obama joining in. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

The 'GMA' Team Brings Some Holiday Cheer to Robin Roberts - Posted December 8, 2012
The "Good Morning America" anchor team of George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer, Josh E... [TVNewser]

ABC News Launching 'GMA Live' Web Show - Posted December 6, 2012
ABC News is launching a live daily web show tied to its "Good Morning America" franchise. The 15-minute program "GMA Live," will stream on goodmorningamerica.com and ABCNews.com at 9:15 AM every weekday starting on Monday, Dec. 10, and will be available on-demand afterward. Anchors and contributors will vary day to day, but... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion, Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott Put On Another Kind of Show - Posted November 9, 2012
"Good Morning America" anchors Sam Champion, Lara Spencer, and Josh Elliot... [TVNewser]

Ben Sherwood On 'Hard News' In The Mornings - Posted November 3, 2012
Forbes' Jeff Bercovici interviews ABC News president ... [TVNewser]

Sandy Tears up Surf, and TV News Crews - Posted October 29, 2012
ABC Matt Gutman and a member of his crew were caught up in Hurricane Sandy's surf along North Carolina Monday morning. Gutman was making his way off the beach just as a wave came through and tossed the crew member into the beach. "Our peopl... [TVNewser]

Hurricane Sandy Coverage Plans - Posted October 26, 2012
TV news organizations are gearing up for covering Sandy. There is still lots of uncertainty but here is what we know so far. We will update this story as we get more information. Cable: The Weather Channel not surprisingly, has a slew of coverage planned. "Wake Up With Al" will air this... [Fishbowl NY]

Hurricane Sandy Coverage Plans - Posted October 26, 2012
TV news organizations are gearing up for covering Sandy. There is still lots of uncertainty but here is what we know so far. We will update this story as we get more information. Cable: The Weather Channel not surprisingly, has a slew of coverage planned. "Wake Up With Al" will air this... [FishbowlNY]

Hurricane Sandy Coverage Plans - Posted October 26, 2012
TV news organizations are gearing up for covering Sandy. There is still lots of uncertainty but here is what we know so far. We will update this story as we get more information. Cable: The Weather Channel not surprisingly, has a slew of coverage planned. "Wake Up With Al" will air this... [TVNewser]

Journo Perks: A Free Blow Dry - Posted October 19, 2012
This is one that the female journos -- and CNN's John King -- should love. In the mail this week we received one free blowout from the new Drybar, which opens in the Washington D.C. area today. We're told a decent swath of female jou... [FishbowlDC]

Alabama ABC Station Pulls Sam Champion Marriage Story From Website - Posted October 11, 2012
ABC 33/40 the ABC affiliate for Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Anniston, AL, has pulled stories about ABC weatherman Sam Champion's engagement from its website and its facebook page, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Alabama ABC Station Pulls Sam Champion Marriage Story From Website - Posted October 11, 2012
ABC 33/40 the ABC affiliate for Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Anniston, AL, has pulled stories about ABC weatherman Sam Champion's engagement from its website and its facebook page, ... [TVSpy]

Sam Champion Talks About Engagement On 'GMA' - Posted October 8, 2012
As we noted on Friday, "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion is engaged to long-term boyfriend ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Getting Married - Posted October 5, 2012
"Good Morning America" weatherman Sam Champion is planning to tie the knot with his partner Rubem Robierb later this year. The pending nuptials will be reported ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Weds - Posted October 1, 2012
MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts was married to longtime partner Patrick Abner in New York over the weekend. The ceremony and reception was held at the Gansevoort Park Avenue rooftop, with California Lt. Governor (and Current TV host) ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts' Transplant Completed In Five Minutes - Posted September 21, 2012
The stem-cell transplant was a success for "Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, and it was completed in five minutes. Fellow ABCers Sam Champion and Diane Sawyer were in the room as it happened. Not surprisingly, given the proclivity of TV ne... [Fishbowl NY]

Robin Roberts' Transplant Completed In Five Minutes - Posted September 21, 2012
The stem-cell transplant was a success for "Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, and it was completed in five minutes. Fellow ABCers Sam Champion and Diane Sawyer were in the room as it happened. Not surprisingly, given the proclivity of TV ne... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts' Transplant Completed In Five Minutes - Posted September 21, 2012
The stem-cell transplant was a success for "Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, and it was completed in five minutes. Fellow ABCers Sam Champion and Diane Sawyer were in the room as it happened. Not surprisingly, given the proclivity of TV ne... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America's' Lara Spencer Adds a Side Job: Reality Show Host - Posted September 17, 2012
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer is adding a side job to her portfolio this Fall, when she pulls double duty as the host of HGTV reality show "Flea Market Flip." Spencer will host the competition series, which sees two teams track do... [TVNewser]

'Today' Superfan Linny Boyette Turns up on 'GMA' - Posted August 6, 2012
Beyond the ratings, here's one more indicator of the "Today" show losing out to "Good Morning America." Page Six reports, "Today" show superfan Linny Boyette has switched allegiances. With "Today" in London, Boyette has been spotted across town at "GMA." "He has been there every morning this week," one ABC insid... [TVNewser]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [FishbowlNY]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk Makes News Off of ABC - Posted June 15, 2012
Tonight live on ABC daredevil Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Not surprisingly, ABC's "Good Morning America" spent a significant amount of time covering the stunt on this morning's program, with Josh Elliott and Sam Champi... [TVNewser]

Before Nik Wallenda Walks Niagara Falls, A Practice on Broadway - Posted June 13, 2012
Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who will walk across Niagara Falls on a high wire Friday night practiced his balancing act on "Good Morning America" today. Sam Champion... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer to Anchor 'Good Afternoon America' - Posted May 21, 2012
As TVNewser reported back in April, Josh Elliott and ... [TVNewser]

Rowing and Rollercoastering in the Name of May Sweeps - Posted May 10, 2012
Where in the World is Matt Lauer, you ask? New Jersey, we answer. As part of a sweeps get-out-of-the-studio series called "Today Takes On...", Matt, Ann, Al and Natalie, and some unlucky NBC pages, took on the Princeton crew. After some stretching, jumping jacks and instructions, the "Today" team hit the water and... [TVNewser]

Watch Out Sam Champion And Al Roker, The New Weather Anchor Is a Royal - Posted May 10, 2012
Viewers of the BBC News in Scotland received quite a surprise today. The regular weather anchor took a break, and instead the forecast was delivered a by a special guest: The Prince of Wales himself, Prince Charles. WATCH: Prince Charles was visiting the TV station as part of a tour during Holyrood Week.... [TVNewser]

ABC News Pours The Champagne to Celebrate First 'GMA' Weekly Win Since 1995 - Posted April 19, 2012
(l-r) ABC News SVP James Goldston, Josh Elliott, Robin Roberts, ABC News president Ben Sherwood, George Stephanopoulos, Sam Champion, Lara Spencer, GMA EP Tom Cibrowski More than 200 ABC News staffers packed the 5th floor newsroom this morning for a ... [Fishbowl NY]

ABC News Pours The Champagne to Celebrate First 'GMA' Weekly Win Since 1995 - Posted April 19, 2012
(l-r) ABC News SVP James Goldston, Josh Elliott, Robin Roberts, ABC News president Ben Sherwood, George Stephanopoulos, Sam Champion, Lara Spencer, GMA EP Tom Cibrowski More than 200 ABC News staffers packed the 5th floor newsroom this morning for a ... [FishbowlNY]

'Good Morning America' Expanding to the Afternoon - Posted April 11, 2012
ABC's "The Revolution" is being canceled and replaced by an extra hour of "Good Morning America," in the afternoon. The hour will broadcast live at 2pmET/1pmCT and will be hosted by members of the GMA team. TVNewser hears Josh Elliott and ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [Fishbowl NY]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (ABC Edition): Cuomo, Amanpour, Champion - Posted March 22, 2012
Chris Cuomo sits down with former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi in his first television interview since being found guilty ... [TVNewser]

Boston's WCVB Celebrates 40th Anniversary - Posted March 19, 2012
Today marks 40 years on the air for WCVB, the ABC-affiliate in Boston. WCVB staffers celebrated at an anniversary breakfast this morning. The station is also giving away presents on the WC... [TVSpy]

5 Ways Journalists Can Use Facebook's Interest Lists - Posted March 9, 2012
Facebook just rolled out a new feature called Interest Lists that lets users organize what they care about into, well, lists. Or, as the company said in its official announ... [TVSpy]

Cleveland's WKYC Hires Meteorologist Marcus Walter - Posted January 31, 2012
Marcus Walter is joining WKYC, the NBC-affiliate in Cleveland, as a meteorologist. Walter joins WKYC from ABC News, where he is currently the weather producer for "Good Morning America"... [TVSpy]

Royals, Rockers On Halloween Morning Shows - Posted October 31, 2011
Today is Halloween, which means that on the network morning shows, the anchors were forced to wear silly costumes in an effort to entertain viewers... and each other. On NBC's "Today," the crew dressed up as the Royal Family following the Royal Wedding, with Matt Lauer as Prince William, Ann Curry as... [TVNewser]

ABC News Stars Assemble for Photo Shoot - Posted October 26, 2011
Just about anybody who is on ABC News was in a photo studio on Manhattan's West Side this morning for what ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls a one-of-a-kind photo shoot. "Never in the history of the industry has ther... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Plan Special and Extended Newscasts ahead of Hurricane Irene - Posted August 26, 2011
"NBC Nightly News" is going to expand to an hour tonight. As we mentioned earlier, Brian Williams will anchor from the Jersey Shore, which is under a mandatory evacuation as Hurricane Irene approaches. NBC News has the resources of the Weather Channel, and is planning to use Bryan Norcross and ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama on Hurricane Irene: 'We all hope for the best, but we have to be prepared for the worst' - Posted August 26, 2011
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Sam Champion: Hurricane Irene Headed for The Empire State Building - Posted August 25, 2011
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'GMA' Skeds 'Reality Week,' Sends Anchors to Reality Shows - Posted May 12, 2011
Next week ABC's "Good Morning America" will present "Reality Week," sending its anchors to appear on a number of reality shows. Robin Roberts will guest on "The Great Food Truck Race," on Food Network. Josh Elliott will compete on the ABC competition series "Wipeout." ... [TVNewser]

'I lost my virginity to Ann Curry' - Posted March 25, 2011
[caption id="attachment_59343" align="alignright" width="379" caption="MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts flanked by Fox News anchors Kimberly Guilfoyle and Jamie Colby"][/caption] TVNewser headed out last night to the annual NLGJA "Headlines & Headliners" fundraiser hosted by MSNBC anchor ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts to host annual NLGJA event - Posted March 24, 2011
MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts will host the NLGJA's 16th annual Headlines and Headliners event in New York tonight. What makes this interesting is that Roberts is the first openly gay TV journalist to host the event which benefits the organization ... [TVNewser]

'Gay Anchorman' Charles Perez Continues to Rip WABC - Posted February 15, 2011
Unable to speak about his time with Miami's WPLG due to an ongoing legal battle, Char... [TVSpy]

One-time WABC-TV Anchor Charles Perez Blasts Former Colleagues In New Book - Posted February 15, 2011
Charles Perez, who only spent two years at WABC/Channel 7, was believed to be groomed for the main anchor gig. In his new book, Confessions of a Gay Anchorman, Perez discusses his... [Fishbowl NY]

One-time WABC-TV Anchor Charles Perez Blasts Former Colleagues In New Book - Posted February 15, 2011
Charles Perez, who only spent two years at WABC/Channel 7, was believed to be groomed for the main anchor gig. In his new book, Confessions of a Gay Anchorman, Perez discusses his... [FishbowlNY]

'Confessions of a Gay Anchorman': Former Anchor Charles Perez Rips WABC - Posted January 28, 2011
Locked in a legal battle with Miami's WPLG, Charles Perez is causing a stir with a new book in which he criticizes another former employer: ... [TVSpy]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [Fishbowl NY]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [FishbowlNY]

Nancy Grace Viewer Helps Find Missing 12-Year-old Brittany Smith - Posted December 13, 2010
A viewer of the HLN show Nancy Grace was able to provide a tip which helped police find a missing Virginia girl 3,000 miles away, in Northern California. Now the man accused of taking her is in custody and is being questioned in the d... [TVNewser]

'Work With Me, GMA!' - Posted November 8, 2010
"Good Morning America" this week focuses on good old American jobs, according to The Daily News. GMA hosts and reporters will profile a different American job... [TVNewser]

Cat 4 Earl with 145 MPH Winds to Make Run up East Coast; Network Newsers in Place - Posted September 2, 2010
Category 4 Hurricane Earl will skirt the Outer Banks of North Carolina later today, and the TV weathermen are in place. Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina is the place to be for the network meteorologists: Al Roker of NBC, ... [TVNewser]

Al Roker Mixes Up Willie Geist and Joe Scarborough - Posted September 1, 2010
MSNBC's Willie Geist was sitting in on "Morning Joe" today for Joe Scarborough, but apparently no one told Al Roker who, appearing from a beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, called him "Joe" TWICE. After correcting Roker -- and giving him ... [TVNewser]

Tourist Goat Stops by 'GMA' Broadcast - Posted August 17, 2010
"Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion tweeted the photo on the left of a goat amidst the crowd outside ABC's Times Square studio. Robin Roberts said that the crew is pretty sure this is the first goat to appear in the "GMA" audience... [TVNewser]

'GQ Brigade' Deployed to the Gulf Coast - Posted July 14, 2010
Daily Beast's Rebecca Dana writes today about ABC News' crew of male "talent" covering the oil spill in the gulf: This summer, the network has sent a boy band's assemblage of bright-eyed, sharp-tongued correspondents to the Gulf Coast, where they've broken news, landed big-get interviews and done it all in impossibly tight... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Newsers Back in the Gulf Region - Posted June 2, 2010
Anchors from the broadcast networks have been back on the Gulf Coast this week for more reporting on the BP oil spill and its effect on the surrounding area. From ABC's "Good Morning America," George Stephanopoulos made his first trip to the region, and weather anchor ... [TVNewser]

Note to BP CEO: Please Stop Talking - Posted May 14, 2010
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Sam Champion vs. the Local News Crew - Posted May 12, 2010
TMZ has local newscast video of "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion getting into it during a live shot with the crew from KOKH at a tornado-ravaged gas station in Oklahoma City. The camera crew appears to walk right into the "GMA" set up during their live shot with Champion smack... [TVNewser]

Now On WebNewser: Surgery on 'GMA' - Posted May 12, 2010
•Yesterday we reported that Good Morning America's Sam Champion was going to undergo (a fairly routine) skin cancer surgery live on the ABC morning show. Want to see what happened? ... [TVNewser]

ABC News' Sam Champion Getting Cancer Treated On TV - Posted May 11, 2010
•Two months after CBS Early Show co-anchor Harry Smith underwent a colonoscopy on live television, Sam Champion of ABC... [TVNewser]

Juju Chang Takes the Field with A-Rod - Posted May 3, 2010
As a part of May sweeps, ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor team got to choose different "dreams" to live out on the air this week. George Stephanopoulos plays poker with some pros. ... [TVNewser]

GMA Anchors Live the Dream - Posted April 19, 2010
ABC's "Good Morning America" is launching a new series, "Living The Dream" for May sweeps. GMA anchors Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, ... [TVNewser]

Snow in the Morning - Posted February 10, 2010
It's snowing again in the northeast and that means more frozen newscasters. This morning, Sam Champion was out in Time Square for ABC's "Good Morning America," Dave Price was in Philadelphia for CBS' "Early Show," and Tom Costello was in D.C. for ... [TVNewser]

Chris Cuomo's New Baby Girl - Posted February 2, 2010
•On today's "Good Morning America," Sam Champion made a special announcement: Chris Cuomo and his wife Cristina welcomed their new baby girl, Carolina Regina, into the world last night. Video of the "GMA" segment with a photo of Chris and Carolina after... [TVNewser]

Stephanopoulos Has Ratings Hill to Climb - Posted December 15, 2009
Preliminary numbers are in for the new GMA with co-anchor George Stephanopoulos. The show, which was the first broadcast with the new anchor team of Stephanopoulos, ... [TVNewser]

George Makes 'Good Morning America' Debut - Posted December 14, 2009
George Stephanopoulos made his first appearance as anchor of "Good Morning America" today on ABC. "It's the dawn of a new day. New hopes. New dreams. And you can see a new "GMA" co-anchor," said Robin Roberts at the ... [TVNewser]

It's Official. It's George, Robin, Sam & Juju on 'Good Morning America' - Posted December 10, 2009
Capping off months of speculation, ABC News president David Westin has announced the new anchor team for "Good Morning America." George Stephanopoulos joins the show alongside ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Announces Steph as "GMA" Host - Posted December 10, 2009
George Stephanopoulos has been named the new anchor of "Good Morning America," ABC News President David Westin announced today. Stephanopoulos will anchor the broadcast with ... [FishbowlDC]

Al, Sam and What's Left of Ida - Posted November 10, 2009
Weathermen Al Roker of the Today show and Sam Champion of Good Morning America were both on Pensacola Beach for live shots this morning reporting on the remnants of Ida. Champion twitpic'd thi... [TVNewser]

Listen: Dave Price's Cross-Country Adventure - Posted October 7, 2009
CBS' Dave Price, "Early Show" weather anchor, called in this morning to the Morning Media Menu from Omaha, Nebraska where he is halfway across the country in his journey back to NYC. Last Thursday, Dave was shipped off to Santa Monica, CA and given $50 and in... [TVNewser]

Brian Ross: 'We Got a Rare Insight into a Chapter of American History' - Posted October 1, 2009
TVNewser dropped by ABC News investigative correspondent Brian Ross' book party last night at ABC's Times Square studios. "The Madoff Chronicles" hit store shelves this week and many of Ross' colleagues were on hand to congratulate him last night. ABC "World News" anch... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Lex, RTNDF, Champion - Posted September 22, 2009
> The Financial Times' Lex opinion columnists will now be appearing on Bloomberg TV to expand on each day's commentary. > More awards: The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation will be honoring CBS News Radio VP Harvey Nagler, ABC News President ... [TVNewser]

Charlie Gibson Retires, Diane Sawyer to 'World News': What Happens at GMA? - Posted September 2, 2009
With today's stunner that Charlie Gibson is retiring from ABC News and that ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gregory, Champion, Kotb... - Posted June 11, 2009
> Beginning July 13 you can catch David Gregory and Meet the Press on Retirement Living TV. The NBC program will be rebroadcast Mondays at 7 and 10pmET. > GMA's Sam Champion will serve as Master of Ceremonies tonight at the IREO Renewable Ene... [TVNewser]

GMA Gets Dunked For Charity - Posted May 16, 2009
All this week on ABC's Good Morning America, the anchors have competed in "Battle of the GMA Anchors," with events ranging from trampoline to relay races. The competition drew crowds in the Times Square location. Yeterday's festivities involved a dunk tank — and Chris Cuomo and Sam Champion taking a dip. An... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted April 22, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Good Morning America's weather anchor Sam Champion was in our neck of the woods today to celebrate Earth Day from Great Falls on the Potomac. He took a bit of a spill learning how to repel down a rock, but TVNewser reports everyone is ok. They... [FishbowlDC]

A Small Fall at Great Falls For Sam Champion - Posted April 22, 2009
Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion celebrated Earth Day from the Great Falls of the Potomac this morning. During a segment just after 7:30amET, an Outward Bound instructor taught him how to rappel down a rock. Or, tried to. The GMA Twitter feed says "everyone is ok":... [TVNewser]

Who's Knocking At Your Door? Diane Sawyer - Posted April 8, 2009
Good Morning America will be hitting the road during the week of April 26, as Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts, Chris Cuomo... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Has Surgery, Tweets About It - Posted April 6, 2009
Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion is off this week for vacation, but he also had minor surgery Friday. We hear he's doing fine — but we also could check his Twitter feed for all the ... [TVNewser]

GMA's Sam Champion Tweets His Surgery - Posted April 6, 2009
This is Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion, post-surgery yesterday. Champion is off all this week, and we're told he's doing fine after a minor operation. But for all the details, you can check his Twitter feed... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

U2 Rocks GMA, But There's No "Elevation" in the Ratings - Posted March 12, 2009
Sam Champion called it "the biggest day in our musical history" — a show that had been promoted for weeks, in a location kept secret. But U2's performance on Good Morning America ... [TVNewser]

CNN Sponsors, O'Brien Hosts NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 12, 2009
One week from tonight, CNN's Soledad O'Brien hosts the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines & Headliners benefit at CNN's headquarters. (The one in New York; the main HQ is in Atlanta. Thanks, tipsters.) And the tvnewsers will be out in force: from NBC News, ... [TVNewser]

The Cuomo/Roker Feud Escalates - Posted March 11, 2009
It's time for another chapter in the ... [TVNewser]

Cuomo Talks "Impressions," Twitter, Roker on the Menu - Posted March 11, 2009
After finishing up on ABC's Good Morning America, Chris Cuomo joined us on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu. During GMA's "Big" week, he reported live from the tallest building in the w... [TVNewser]

"Big" Talk from Sam Champion at U2 Performance - Posted March 6, 2009
Good Morning America's Sam Champion shot this exclusive video for us during U2's GMA performance this morning at Fordham University. He also gave a quick plug for next week's "Big" series. The GMA front four are headed to "the biggest, most astonishing places on the planet" (as the promo boasts), and... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Break Bread via Twitter - Posted March 4, 2009
Good Morning America launched a Twitter profile today (@GMA), and, along with GMA weatherman Sam Champion (@samchampion), they announced that during their "BIG" sweeps week next week, they'll use the micro-blogging platform to give out clues to their secret locations. And after GMA launched their profile they got a welcome from th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Never A Snow Day In News - Posted March 2, 2009
After his two hours on Good Morning America, ABC's weather anchor Sam Champion appeared live on Regis and Kelly from Times Square. He later tweeted about the appearance: "Stood out in the cold to talk to Regis and Kelly about this big nor-easter...they are always fun! My ears r frozen!"... [TVNewser]

Oscars Morning: GMA Tweets, Parties Through the Night - Posted February 23, 2009
In addition to co-hosting the official Red Carpet pre-show, Good Morning America's Robin Roberts interviewed several Oscars winners after the ceremony last night. Roberts talked with Sean Penn... [TVNewser]

Good Morning America Celebrates The Holiday - Posted February 5, 2009
What are you doing to celebrate the holiday today? Oh, you didn't hear? Well it's National Weatherman's Day, and ABC's Good Morning America was ready. ABC celebrated the occasion by having their anchors (and members of the audience) wear "Sam I Am" shirts in honor of weatherman Sam Champion:... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: NBC, FNC, ABC... - Posted February 3, 2009
> Once the numbers were officially tallied, Sunday night's Super Bowl was in fact the most-viewed Super Bowl ever, with an average of 98.7 million viewers. Nielsen also estimated 151.6 million viewers watched some of the game, meaning it was the most-viewed TV program ever in the U.S. > FishbowlDC... [TVNewser]

Networks Cover Hudson Plane Landing, Day Two - Posted January 16, 2009
The network morning shows spent significant time this morning covering the Hudson River plane crash yesterday. Harry Smith anchored from the wreckage this morning on CBS' The Early Show, while the Today's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Busy Monday For Morning Shows - Posted November 17, 2008
The network morning shows didn't let their November sweeps stories get in the way of real, live breaking news. ABC's Good Morning America was live with both Chris Cuomo and Sam Champion reporting on the California wil... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Wallace, Cramer, Sawyer... - Posted October 14, 2008
> FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin has a name for the joint David Axelrod and Rick Davis appearance on last weekend's Chris Wallace-hosted FOX News Sunday: "... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): CBS, ABC, FBN... - Posted October 9, 2008
> The Hollywood Reporter's James Hibberd reports Sen. Barack Obama has bought a half-hour of prime time programming on October 29 at 8pmET on CBS. Hibberd reports the Obama campaign is in talks for similar deals with NBC and FOX.... [TVNewser]

As Ike Gets Closer to Shore, So Do the Networks - Posted September 12, 2008
ABC's Sam Champion had arrived in Texas in time for Nightline last night. CNN's Anderson Coop... [TVNewser]

ABC's Gustav Plans: Charlie Gibson to the Gulf, George Stephanopoulos at the RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
ABC News has announced Charlie Gibson will be reporting live from New Orleans beginning tonight on World News while George Stephanopoulos will continue anchoring from... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Injured in Crash on New York Expressway - Posted August 29, 2008
Good Morning America's Sam Champion is recovering from minor injuries suffered in an accident on the Long Island Expressway. 7online.com reports Champion was headed... [TVNewser]

Breaking: GMA Shuts Down Offices After Receiving Letter Mentioning Anthrax; NYPD Investigating - Posted June 15, 2007
Developing ... ABC News VP Dan Renaldo's memo to staffers at 3:02pm: Today we received a letter at the offices of Good Morning America at 147 Columbus Avenue that mentioned anthrax. We immediately notified the NYPD and they are investigating the situation. Out of an abundance of caution we closed down the area... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking: GMA Shuts Down Offices After Receiving Letter Mentioning Anthrax; NYPD Investigating - Posted June 15, 2007
Developing ... ABC News VP Dan Renaldo's memo to staffers at 3:02pm: Today we received a letter at the offices of Good Morning America at 147 Columbus Avenue that mentioned anthrax. We immediately notified the NYPD and they are investigating the situation. Out of an abundance of caution we closed down the area... [FishbowlNY]

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