Are Good Morning America Hosts Heading For a Contract Negotiations "Nightmare"?
ABC popped a lot of corks when Good Morning America dethroned the Today Show as the top morning show, but with great success comes big pay raises. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Josh Elliott, Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer are all in contract negotiations at the same time, in what has been dubbed "a nightmare" situation for Ben Sherwood, head of ABC News, by a competitor. Reportedly,
Spencer and Elliott, who co-hosted the summer spinoff Good Afternoon America in 2012, are said to be looking to grow their brands through larger roles at ABC -- or elsewhere. Meanwhile, Roberts, 52, who returned full-time to GMA in September after a four-day-a-week schedule following a bone marrow transplant, has plenty of options within the Disney-ABC organization, including her own talk show. "There are a lot of things on the table for Robin," says one source.
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