After 13 years, Good Morning America hosts George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts have passed an improbable milestone without public notice. They’re now the longest-serving pair of hosts ever on any ABC, CBS and NBC morning show. They’ve presided during a time GMA took over from Today as the most popular morning show and have kept that distinction for a decade, yet also as the shows diminished in audience and influence.
Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts revealed late Thursday that she tested positive for COVID-19, which is why she has been absent from the morning airwaves. “Appreciate the concern about my absence this week on @GMA. Unfortunately I tested positive for Covid. Grateful my symptoms have been mild and that I’m doing well. Looking forward to returning as soon as I can,” she tweeted.
The heads of Graham Media, Emily Barr, and Hearst Television, Jordan Wertlieb, yesterday agreed that local journalism, particularly that practiced by TV stations, was critical to the nation’s well-being. The two made their remarks as they were honored as Giants of Broadcasting and the Electronic Arts by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation.
Jeopardy today announced the final guest hosts for Season 37: George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts, LeVar Burton and David Faber. As previously announced, Joe Buck is also part of this final batch.
Co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America Robin Roberts will receive the NAB Distinguished Service Award during the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Roberts will accept her award at the NAB Show Opening on Monday, April 9. Each year, the NAB DSA recognizes members of the broadcast community who have made significant and lasting contributions to […]
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts will receive the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University’s Cronkite School. The university announced that Roberts will receive the award during an Oct. 6 luncheon in Phoenix. Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan says Roberts has made outstanding contributions to […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Roberts thanked her longtime girlfriend, Amber Laign, in a year-end post published Sunday on the ABC News anchor’s Facebook page. The message, which follows Roberts’ battle with a life-threatening illness, is the first time the Good Morning America anchor has publicly acknowledged her 10-year, same-sex relationship with Laign, a massage […]
NEW YORK — Robin Roberts made her return to ABC’s “Good Morning America” Wednesday, five months to the day after receiving a bone marrow transplant and a year since she started feeling symptoms of the ailment that has sidelined her since August. Roberts looked thin and didn’t bother to cover her hair loss with a […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Five months after undergoing a bone marrow transplant, Robin Roberts is back on television in the morning. Roberts said Wednesday she’d been waiting 174 days “to say this, good morning America.” The morning-show host is recovering from MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease. She looked thin with close-cropped hair but […]
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Robin Roberts will be back on the job at the “Good Morning America” anchor desk on Feb. 20. Her return will be five months to the day since her bone marrow transplant to treat a rare blood disorder. Roberts has gotten the all-clear from her doctors, according to […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Robin Roberts’ grueling road to recovery will be bringing her back to the “Good Morning America” anchor desk soon. Appearing from her home on Monday’s show, Roberts wore a broad smile as she announced that her most recent bone marrow test showed no sign of the life-threatening disease that has kept […]
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC’s Robin Roberts has come home from the hospital three weeks after undergoing a bone marrow transplant. After thanking her doctors and nurses and singing “Amen,” the “Good Morning America” host began the next stage of recovery from MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease. Her sister was the donor for […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Roberts has thanked her viewers for their support as she faces a bone marrow transplant. The “Good Morning America” co-anchor sent a video message taped from her New York hospital bed for airing on the program Thursday, which is the day she’s set to have the transplant. Declaring that “thoughts […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts has died. Jeffrey W. Schneider, senior vice president of ABC News, said 88-year-old Lucimarian Roberts died Thursday night. ABC’s Facebook page said Robins traveled “home to Mississippi just in time to see her.” The death came on the same day Roberts said […]
The co-host of the ABC morning show leaves a day earlier than planned for a bone marrow transplant. She disclosed in June that she has MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease. Subbing for her will be a series of big-name guest hosts, including Oprah Winfrey, Chris Rock, Rob Lowe, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and Elizabeth Vargas.
NEW YORK (AP) – Robin Roberts says Friday will be her last day co-anchoring “Good Morning America” for a while. On Monday’s edition of the ABC News wakeup program, Roberts made official the start date for what’s being called her “extended medical leave.” Roberts told viewers in July that she has MDS, a blood and […]
NEW YORK (AP) — “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts is taking a little time off, saying she’s feeling the effects of her blood and bone marrow disease. Roberts said Tuesday that she’s “not feeling too well” and would take some time off “just to get some vacay.” ABC said Roberts would be taking a […]
Robin Roberts listed Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric among her “wonderful, wonderful friends at ABC News” who will be subbing for her in about a month while she undergoes a bone marrow transplant.
The Good Morning America anchor announced on the show Monday morning that she has been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood and bone marrow disease once known as preleukemia.