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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 […]

ROBIN ROBERTS REVEALS SHE HAS BONE CANCER

June 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Good Morning America cohost Robin Roberts disclosed on the show this morning (Monday) that she has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia called myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). “I received my MDS diagnosis on the very day that Good Morning America finally beat the Today show for the first time in 16 years. Talk about […]

“WAR” AT FOX NEWS OVER OBAMA’S SAME-SEX MARRIAGE VIEW

May 10, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The headline on Fox News Channel’s online report on President Obama’s announcement on Good Morning America that he now supports same-sex marriage read, “Obama Flip Flops, Declares War on Marriage.” However, it appeared later that Fox News anchor Shepard Smith was not in lock-step with the headline writer. Reporting on the president’s remark, Smith first […]

GMA BEATS TODAY: FIRST TIME SINCE 1996

April 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For the first time in 16 years, ABC’s Good Morning America has scored higher ratings than NBC’s Today show for an entire week — and it did so without the help of Katie Couric. Just one week after Couric co-hosted the ABC morning show, filling in for Robin Roberts, GMA edged past Today with 5.147 […]

NBC, ABC BRING OUT BIG GUNS IN MORNING BATTLE

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A knock-down, drag-out fight between the two principal morning talk shows began this morning (Monday) with Katie Couric returning to the air on ABC’s Good Morning America at the same time of day that she did when she co-hosted NBC’s Today show. Couric, who will be filling in for Robin Roberts this week, acknowledged that […]

KATIE COURIC RETURNING TO MORNING TV — ONE WEEK ONLY

March 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For the first time since she stepped down from NBC’s Today show six years ago, Katie Couric will return to doing what she had done from 1991 to 2006, co-hosting a morning network talk show. But this time the show that she’ll co-host will be the one that she competed against for 15 years, ABC’s […]

CHRIS BROWN: “I APOLOGIZE FOR ACTING LIKE THAT”

March 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Singer Chris Brown has apologized for his behavior at ABC’s studios on Tuesday where he allegedly smashed the window of his dressing room with a cooler, ripped off his shirt and then stomped out into a hailstorm of new controversy. Brown’s apology, however, was not made on Good Morning America, where he appeared — and […]

DID ABC REPORTER SEEK APPROVAL FROM CHRIS BROWN FOR QUESTIONS?

March 23, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Amid all the hullabaloo that followed singer Chris Brown’s angry exodus from ABC on Tuesday after an interview on Good Morning America, an ethical question has gone little noticed over a report that Brown’s interviewer, Robin Roberts, allegedly asked for and received approval from Brown to discuss the aftermath of his conviction for beating his […]