Josh Elliot Leaves GOOD MORNING AMERICA
According to Variety, Josh Elliot is leaving ABC's Good Morning America, where he has been working since 2011. Instead, he will be working for NBC Sports. Amy Robach will be replacing Elliot.
ABC News President Ben Sherwood stated in a memo, "[Robach] will be a fierce and formidable full-time addition to our GMA team."
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ABC News' popular morning program, "Good Morning America," is anchored by Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos. Josh Elliott is the News Anchor, Lara Spencer is Lifestyle Anchor and Sam Champion is the Weather Anchor.
Now in its 37th year, "Good Morning America" is watched by millions of people who wake up to the show's award-winning combination of breaking news, hard-hitting interviews, exclusive investigations, cutting-edge medical information and financial reporting. The week of April 9, 2012 "Good Morning America" was the No. 1 morning newscast for the first time in 16 years, snapping NBC's historic 852-week winning streak. The two programs have traded weekly wins ever since, as the "Good Morning America" audience continues to grow.
Each and every morning "Good Morning America" puts into clear focus the national and international stories that drive the day's news to help give ABC viewers a better understanding of the world. The program provides in-depth, useful information on a wide variety of topics, including the economy, politics, health and medicine, personal finance, the workplace, education, the environment and entertainment.
In July 2012 "Good Morning America" expanded to mid-day with the launch of "Good Afternoon America," anchored by Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer. The one-hour broadcast airs for nine weeks in the summer, at 2:00 p.m., ET.
GoodMorningAmerica.com on Yahoo! launched in October 2011 as part of ABC News' powerful online news and information alliance with Yahoo! It quickly became the No. 1 morning newscast website, beating NBC's today.com by millions of unique visitors every month.