NFL, TV’s Michael Strahan Flies In Space With Astronaut’s Daughter

Football star and TV celebrity Michael Strahan caught a ride to space with Jeff Bezos’ rocket-launching company Saturday, sharing the trip with the daughter of America’s first astronaut. “TOUCHDOWN has a new meaning now!!!” he tweeted after landing. Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket blasted off from West Texas, sending the capsule on a 10-minute flight […]

Michael Strahan To Be Next Space Tourist

Good Morning America co-host Strahan will join Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of astronaut Alan Shepard, on the Dec. 9 mission aboard the New Shepard, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin spacecraft named after her father and the first American in space.

Michael Strahan Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Good Morning America host is currently not experiencing any severe symptoms from COVID-19, according to people familiar with the situation. Strahan, who also provides analysis on the Fox NFL Sunday pregame show, appeared remotely during last Sunday’s NFC championship game.

Strahan Breaks Silence On ‘Live’ Departure

Four years after tendering his resignation as Kelly Ripa’s Live co-host, Michael Strahan is setting the record straight about the circumstances surrounding his stormy departure and his rumored rift with Ripa.

Endemol Shine-Michael Strahan Team On ‘Money Drop’

Strahan’s SMAC Entertainment and Endemol Shine North America are developing a U.S. version of the game show format that has been produced in 54 global territories and currently airs as hit 5-day-a-week series in the U.K.

‘GMA Day’ Airing Promos With Strahan, Haines

Michael Strahan, ITV In Reality Projects Deal

The TV personality and former NFL player, alongside producing partner Constance Schwartz-Morini, will develop projects with the company.

Tom Brady Producing Show With Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan Developing Drama For ABC

‘GMA’ Forces Strahan To Drop Endorsements

Michael Strahan‘s Good Morning America gig will force him to step away from lucrative endorsement deals. ABC News bans its employees from pitching products, and the former NFL player is no exception, meaning he’ll have to walk away from deals with Subway, Pizza Hut, Metamucil, Snickers, Dr Pepper and Right Guard when the current contracts expire.

Michael Strahan Exits ‘Live’ Today

Strahan was initially supposed to work through the summer, but his departure was moved up. The former football star began on Live with Kelly & Michael in 2012, replacing Regis Philbin.

Ripa Wants Cooper, ABC Not So Sure

Kelly Ripa would like Anderson Cooper to replace Michael Strahan, but her bosses at ABC aren’t ready to go there yet. The two sides are jockeying for control over the successor to Strahan, the former NFL who is leaving Friday for a new role at Good Morning America.

Ripa, Strahan Share Daytime Emmy Award

The Live with Kelly and Michael duo won the Daytime Emmy Award for best entertainment talk show host on Sunday, capping a tumultuous two weeks that began with Strahan’s announced departure for Good Morning America and Ripa’s reaction. Neither Ripa or Strahan showed up at the non-televised ceremony in Los Angeles to claim the award, their second consecutive one in the category for their syndicated show.

Michael Strahan’s ‘Live’ Exit Moved Up To May

News that Strahan would leave on May 13 came from a Live with Kelly & Michael spokesperson on Tuesday just hours after Ripa returned to the syndicated talk show after taking time off to “gather (her) thoughts” in response to learning last week that Strahan would be leaving for full-time duties on Good Morning America.

Strahan Apologized To Ripa For ‘Live’ Misfire

Kelly Ripa, star of ABC’s syndicated morning chat show Live with Kelly and Michael, is due to return to the program Tuesday after sitting out most of last week. She was said to be upset that she was kept out of the loop for the network’s plan to switch co-host Michael Strahan to Good Morning America later this year. On Friday, staffers received an email from Ripa saying that she would come back to work on Tuesday. In the meantime, she got apologies from Strahan and ABC boss Ben Sherwood, among others, for how the GMA affair was handled and for not telling her sooner.

Kelly Ripa Says She’ll Be Back At Work Tues.

Kelly Ripa promises to be back to work on Tuesday. Ripa went MIA from Live with Kelly & Michael after learning last Tuesday that her co-host Michael Strahan would be leaving the show in September to join Good Morning America full time. “I wanted to thank you all for giving me the time to process this new information,” Ripa said in an email to Live staff late Friday.

ANALYSIS

ABC’s Morning Melodrama Just Won’t End

Will Kelly Ripa return to Live? How can ABC smooth relations between her and Michael Strahan before he heads to GMA? Whatever, everyone on screen is smiling as deliriously as possible.

Ripa Will Miss At Least Next 3 Days Of ‘Live’

Kelly Ripa’s unexplained absence came amid published reports that she felt blindsided and angered by co-host Michael Strahan’s departure to join Good Morning America fulltime. She hasn’t said that herself, and her spokeswoman, Lauren Auslander, did not immediately return messages inquiring about Ripa’s whereabouts.

Ripa A No-Show After Strahan Announces Exit

NEW YORK (AP) — Kelly Ripa was absent from her syndicated daytime talk show Wednesday, the day after it was announced that co-host Michael Strahan was leaving to join Good Morning America full-time. The show’s spokeswoman, Barbara Warren, said that Ripa had a day off. She was replaced on Live with Kelly & Michael by […]

Michael Strahan Leaving ‘Live’ For ‘GMA’

The syndicated Live With Kelly And Michael is losing Michael Strahan to a fulltime slot on ABC’s Good Morning America starting in September. Strahan has worked a couple of days a week at GMA for the past two years, but he always has to leave midway through to head to the Live studio on Manhattan’s upper West Side. He’s joining the show’s regular cast of Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Logan, Amy Robach and Ginger Zee.

Homeless Man Threatens To Kill Michael Strahan

Strahan’s ‘GMA’ Job Confirmed With His Visit

The former football star and current co-host with Kelly Ripa of Live With Kelly and Michael got a red-carpet welcome from the Good Morning America team today. Anchor Robin Roberts expressed excitement that Strahan will be there “a couple of days a week.”

‘GMA’ Eyes A New Hour To Take On ‘Today’

Good Morning America, which now airs weekdays at 7-9 a.m., wants to add an hour to compete more effectively with its morning NBC rival. Today goes for four hours, 7-11 a.m., the final hour being Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb’s wine-filled, peppy chatfest. A source says the permanent addition of Live with Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan to GMA is a minor move in the potentially seismic plan to reconfigure the network’s morning schedule. Sources say the long-term plan would involve moving back Kelly Ripa’s show to slot held by The View, which is losing Barbara Walters.

Michael Strahan Poised To Join ‘GMA’

A person with knowledge of the negotiations who requested anonymity because the deal hasn’t been completed said Tuesday that Strahan will work semi-regularly during the ABC morning show’s first hour. Strahan continues as host of the syndicated daytime talker Live with Kelly and Michael.

Oprah: Kelly And Michael Are Talk Show Royalty

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey doesn’t have a daily talk show anymore. But two years after abdicating her throne, the former talk-show queen is clear who she thinks now wear the crowns: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan. Winfrey declared the co-hosts “the reigning king and queen” during a surprise appearance on Tuesday’s “Live with […]

Starting At ‘Live!" Co-Host: Michael Strahan

Disney-ABC tried to keep the identify of Kelly Ripa’s new co-host secret, but the news leaked out a few weeks ago and few were suprised when the former New York Giant jogged on stage this morning and lifted Kelly in a bear hug.

Michael Strahan To Be Kelly Ripa’s Co-Host

Former NFL star Michael Strahan has been picked to partner with Kelly Ripa on her morning syndicated show, according to various reports.