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GOOD MORNING AMERICA NOW WELL AHEAD OF TODAY

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

With the winners of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars featured as guests on ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday, the morning show beat NBC’s Today show by the widest margin since May 18, 1994 — 1.6 million viewers. It also ranked as the No. 1 show last week — the 39th week in a row […]

LAUER DIDN’T BOOT CURRY, I DID, SAYS TODAY EXEC PRODUCER

September 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jim Bell, the executive producer of NBC’s Today show, insists that it was he and not Matt Lauer who made the decision to replace Ann Curry with Savannah Guthrie as co-anchor. “He is the host and does not have management responsibility,” Bell told the New York Times. “It was not his call. That was my […]

GOOD MORNING AMERICA SCORES ANOTHER RATINGS VICTORY

August 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

That ratings bump that NBC’s Today show experienced during the two weeks of the network’s coverage of the Olympic Games has certainly deflated rapidly. ABC’s Good Morning America expanded its lead over Today last week by over 520,000 viewers, according to Nielsen Research. It also led Today on all five days of the week. Today […]

GOOD MORNING AMERICA AGAIN IS MOST-WATCHED MORNING SHOW

August 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC had been hoping that the Today show would get a big bounce from the Olympics. It did, clobbering ABC’s Good Morning America for the entire two-week event. And on the first Monday following the Olympics, it remained ahead with a show that featured many of the winning U.S. athletes. And that was it. By […]

GMA RETURNS TO NO. 1 IN THE A.M. (Updated)

August 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After falling behind NBC’s Today show during the Olympics by more than 1.5 million viewers, ABC’s Good Morning America has returned to the lead, taking over first place on Tuesday by a margin of 186,000 viewers and on Wednesday (the day of Robert Pattinson’s appearance) by 517,000 viewers. Meanwhile on Thursday, Today‘s weatherman, Al Roker, […]

CRUNCH TIME FOR ROBERT PATTINSON

August 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Echoing Jon Stewart’s offer of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to loosen Robert Pattison’s lips about his breakup with Kristen Stewart, ABC’s Good Morning America attempted to entice him with Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal this morning (Wednesday). That failed to work, too. Pattinson, making his second stop on his current publicity tour to promote his […]

PATTINSON TO FACE GRILLING FROM JON STEWART

August 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC’s Good Morning America was hoping to win back viewers who switched to the Today show en masse during the Olympics by trumpeting its scheduled interview with Robert Pattinson — his first since the tabloids splashed the news that he had broken up with actress Kristen Stewart for allegedly cheating on him. But on Monday […]

EVEN WITH CURRY OUT, TODAY TUMBLES AGAINST GMA

August 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

So it wasn’t Ann Curry after all, the latest Nielsen ratings for morning television appeared to suggest on Thursday. During the week before the Olympics — with Ann Curry out of the picture at the NBC morning show– ABC’s Good Morning America not only was rated No. 1 among total adults, as it had been […]

GMA BEATS TODAY FOLLOWING CURRY’S DEPARTURE

July 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Suggesting that Ann Curry may not have been the source of the Today show’s plunging ratings as NBC executives apparently believed, ABC’s Good Morning America tied the NBC morning show in the ratings last week — the first week after Curry’s dismissal — and on Monday of this week, which was officially Savannah Guthrie’s first […]

WITH CURRY GONE, GMA BEATS TODAY

July 10, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Suggesting that Ann Curry may not have been the source of the Today show’s plunging ratings, ABC’s Good Morning America tied the NBC morning show in the ratings last week — the first week after Curry’s dismissal — and on Monday of this week, which was officially Savannah Guthrie’s first day as co-host, GMA handily […]

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