Good Morning America
Good Morning America's Sam Champion, HLN's AJ Hammer and Robin Meade to Co-Host 40th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsBy Jillian Bowe on June 05, 2013
Good Morning America’s Sam Champion, along with HLN's A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade have been tapped to co-host the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Hammer, anchor of HLN’s Showbiz Tonight, will also host this year’s live, red carpet special, Showbiz @ The Daytime Emmys, with HLN’s Christi Paul. READ MORE
It looks like Good Morning America’s dominance over the wounded Today is becoming more permanent. According to The Hollywood Reporter, GMA ruled the ratings roost during May, in both total viewers and the 25-54 adult demographic. It was GMA's biggest win over their NBC nemesis since 1994.
GMA averaged 2.1 million viewers in the key demo, up 2 percent from the same period last year and 110,000 viewers north of Today. The last May sweep that saw a victory of that size was in 1994. CBS This Morning came in a distant third, just under a million shy of GMA. READ MORE
Could Robin Roberts be the next celeb-friendly journalist to attempt a daytime talk show? The Good Morning America anchor tells Broadcasting & Cable no, but that isn't stopping the industry rumor mill from buzzing over talk of another planned GMA spinoff.
From the report:
ABC News has made no secret of its desire to elevate its GMA franchise further. But in a statement to B&C, Roberts said a new show for her is not on the table: "No one is developing any show for me nor are discussions being had to that effect. I am 100% focused on my health and anchoring GMA, now and in the future." READ MORE
Who are the most powerful women in the world, and what presence do they have in shaping daytime television? Forbes addressed the first part of that question in their annual ranking of the World's Most Powerful Women.
Among those associated with daytime who made the cut, Oprah Winfrey came in highest at No. 13. The former daytime talk show host, who still produces daytime programming (Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray) via Harpo Productions, was cited for the turnaround at her cable network OWN. READ MORE
"I have long admired Robin Roberts’s career and courage and am so honored to be publishing her book," said Jamie Raab, president and publisher of Grand Central, in a statement Wednesday. "Her story is both dramatic and inspiring, and will capture the incredible spirit that has endeared her to all of us who have followed her remarkable career and life." READ MORE
No more shaking it like a salt shaker for Ingo Rademacher. The General Hospital alum and partner Kym Johnson were voted off Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night.
Hopefully this means Jasper Jacks can come home to Port Charles, and fast! Watch Rademacher and Johnson talk about their DWTS exit on Good Morning America after the jump!