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‘Good Morning America,’ ‘Today,’ ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Secure Daytime Emmy Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and TV news shows and personalities are well-represented. The awards will air on HLN June 16.

In the “Outstanding Morning Program” category, NBC’s “Today,” ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “CBS Sunday Morning” are the nominees. We hear that CBS did not submit “CBS This Morning” for consideration this time around. “GMA” and “CBS Sunday” also received nominations in “Outstanding Promotional Announcement” and “Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing” respectively.

Other nominees included Dr. Sanjay Gupta for CNN’s “Sanjay Gupta, MD,” Anderson Cooper for “Anderson Live” and Katie Couric‘s talk show “Katie,” which was nominated for “Outstanding Talk Show/Informative.” “The View” also received an “Outstanding Talk Show” nod, while the “Today” team of Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker were nominated for their work at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The full list of nominees can be viewed here.

Boston Bombings: Tuesday Coverage Notes

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Breaks Silence On Lance Armstrong

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta sits on the board of directors of Livestrong, the non-profit founded by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. He is also a close friend of Armstrong’s, having appeared along the cyclist at a slew of events, and having him write blurbs for some of his books.

Gupta has remained quiet since Armstrong’s doping revelations have become public, but he finally spoke out on the matter to “Access Hollywood”‘s Billy Bush.

Gupta reveals that the Livestrong board met after the US Anti-Doping Agency presented its findings, but that he has since taken a leave of absence “because of the conflict of interest with CNN and other the news organizations investigating.”

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The CNN Ticker: Curry, Burnett, Gupta

  • The New York Post‘s Page Six is at it again with another speculative piece about CNN. This time the paper speculates that incoming president Jeff Zucker may try to poach Ann Curry from NBC and give her a primetime show.
  • Erin Burnett is traveling with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and will interview him for her program tonight. Tomorrow “OutFront” originates from Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • In a meeting of the TV medical minds, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta will be a guest on “The Dr. Oz Show” Monday. Gupta will talk to Mehmet Oz about his CNN and medical career, and the upcoming drama “Monday Mornings” which he is producing with David E. Kelley.

Here’s The First Trailer For Sanjay Gupta’s TNT Drama ‘Monday Mornings’

TNT will debut the drama “Monday Mornings” on—appropriately–Monday, February 4, 2013. The series, which is from David E. Kelley and CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, is based on Gupta’s book of the same name. Actors Ving Rhames and Alfred Molina have signed on as stars.

Below, a trailer for the series explaining what exactly the title means, and a sneak peak at some scenes:

Shaq/Sanjay Tag-Team To Fight Diabetes

Former NBA Star and Turner Sports analyst Shaquille O’Neal is going on sister network CNN today to talk about the danger of diabetes with chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

“When I was coming up, there was no iPhone, there was no Twitter, no social media network,” O’Neal says on “Sanjay Gupta MD” today at 4:30 PM. “It was come home, go outside and play – a/k/a burn calories and stay in shape.”

While he was there, the seven foot one, 350 pound O’Neal decided to have a little fun with the shorter, svelter Gupta:

Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett To Report Live In Primetime For CNN

CNN will be keeping its usual primetime lineup on tonight to cover Sandy, and will be live until the worst of the storm passes, whenever that may be. Anchors Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett will be reporting in the field tonight across primetime. CNN International will be simulcasting CNN/U.S. from 11AM-2PM and again starting at 4 PM.

The list of correspondents in the field for CNN is after the jump.

Update: HLN is blowing up its primetime lineup to provide hurricane coverage. Those details are also after the jump.
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Hurricane Sandy Coverage Plans

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 weekend starting at 5:30 AM, and 5 AM starting next week.

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Production Begins On Gupta’s ‘Monday Mornings’

Production has begun on the TNT drama “Monday Mornings,” which is based on the novel of the same name by CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. David E. Kelley is producing the series, along with Gupta.

In a production still TNT sent over (right), Gupta can be seen instructing actor Ving Rhames on some of the nuances of being a surgeon.

“Monday Mornings” is on track to debut in early 2013.

The Ticker: Gupta, Dateline, Savannah

  • CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta is in Cambodia, reporting on a mysterious illness that has been killing children there. Gupta is reporting for all CNN programs and platforms about the mystery illness, which has killed more than 60 children between the ages of three and seven since April.
  • NBC’s “Dateline” is launching a new social media tie-in to its live airings, “Dateline Chatline.” “Chatline” is a web app that connects all chatter about Dateline from Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms into one place. Anchor Lester Holt, correspondents and staffers from “Dateline” will participate and respond to viewer questions through the app. Our sister site AllFacebook has more.
  • As we noted, this morning was Savannah Guthrie‘s first official day as co-anchor of “Today,” and her former MSNBC co-anchor Chuck Todd talks to TV Guide about her, including a secret passion: “She is not going to be faking it when she’s blabbering about Real Housewives,” adds Todd. “She is the worst junk TV watcher. She kept me pop-culturally relevant on all of the reality shows.”

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