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    Good Morning America

    Good Morning America

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    Welcome to the Good Morning America program. For ABC, this was a much more successful morning news series than A.M. America, which had lasted the first ten months of 1975. ABC looked at one of its affiliates, WEWS in Cleveland, and admired the station's very successful news/talk series called The Morning Exchange (1972-1999). Network programming president Fred Silverman oversaw ABC's using The Morning Exchange as a model for their new program. Today the show is anchored by Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos. Ginger Zee gives weather reports throughout the morning, Amy Robach does the news, and Lara Spencer does the lifestyle reports. The show is usally in a battle for #1 with rival morning news show "Today" START YOUR DAY GOOD TO GO!moreless
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    Live! with Kelly and Michael

    Live! with Kelly and Michael

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    Live! with Kelly & Michael, known formerly as "Live! with Kelly" and "Live with Regis and Kelly" has been entertaining people every morning since 2001. Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan who takes over co-hosting duties as Regis' successor has charm, energy and charisma to boot and is a great match for Kelly. Once known as Daytime's Dynamic Duo, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, with their spontaneous and enthusiastic daily chat sessions - and their ability to playfully needle one another - the pair brought life to any and every topic as they share their morning coffee with viewers. Although it wasn't always Regis and Kelly. At first it was Regis and Kathie Lee. In late July 2000 Kathie Lee Gifford left the show, from that point till Febuary 2001 the show was known as "Live with Regis". Regis had a different co-host each day until they found the perfect co-host, Kelly Ripa. The show airs every morning from the WABC studios in New York City. Regis Philbin, who has become a cultural icon in television broadcasting, was honored with a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host in May 2001 for "Live With Regis and Kelly". Joining the show on February 12, 2001, Kelly Ripa's endearing personality quickly won the hearts of Americans from coast to coast when she joined the show in February 2001. Her quick wit and broad smile proves the perfect complement to Regis' quirky style of entertainment.moreless
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    20/20

    20/20

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    Among the most recognized and revered television newsmagazines, 20/20 was ABC's answer to CBS's 60 Minutes. Though some stories were humorous, light-hearted and sometimes frivolous features, the meat of "20/20's" programming was investigative reporting many times exposing corporate, medical, educational and governmental wrongdoing, incompetence and criminal negligence and reports on news events of the week from (often) different angles than was seen on the nightly news. Though most of the reports proved to be factual, some were heralded as sensationalist; others led to allegations of libel while at least one story later proved to be an embarrassing hoax. The show's current co-anchors are John Stossel and Elizabeth Vargas.moreless
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    Primetime Live

    Primetime Live

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    Welcome to the PrimeTime Live guide at TV.com. Today's headlines come together on Thursday evenings with hard hitting investigative reports and undercover reporting that has, over the years, made a difference. Primetime, an American news magazine show on the ABC network, began August 10, 1989 with Sam Donaldson and Diane Sawyer. The early name for this show was actually "Primetime Live", but that changed when Sam Donaldson left, was replaced by Charles Gibson and was then called "Primetime Thursday". When the 2004-05 season began, ABC again reinvented this series with Chris Cuomo, Cynthia McFadden and John Quinones replacing Charles Gibson. Diane Sawyer has been the only regular anchor throughout this long-run series. On July 2005, the name was again altered to be simply, "Primetime", although some references have slipped through still calling it "Primetime Live". Interviews, human interest features and events that touch our lives are found here with people we've come to trust. Investigative reporting includes reports on insurance scams, bogus and dangerous botox injections, examination of how Iraq war veterans return home to lives of poverty. Other stories included Charles Gibson's report on the efforts to separate conjoined Virginia twins. Also hard hitting, Quiones' looked at the spiritual healer called "John of God," who has attracted millions of desperate victims and Sawyer's telling report from behind bars in a women's maximum security prison. Plus, of course, current events that have yet to happen.moreless
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    This Week

    This Week

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    In his role as anchor of This Week, Stephanopoulos regularly interviews prominent figures in the Bush administration, including Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, as well as newsmakers from both sides of the aisle in Congress. In July 2003, Stephanopoulos conducted a rare joint interview with Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer, the first-ever Sunday morning interview with two sitting Supreme Court justices. He conducted a second interview with Breyer in fall 2005.moreless
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    Kids Are People Too!

    Kids Are People Too!

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    "Kids Are People Too". That's what the theme's lyrics (first heard on Wonderama) declared each weekend in this kiddie-aimed "news magazine" of sorts.

    The host – originally, Bob McAllister and later Michael Young and Randy Hamilton – presented a wide variety of guests. Usually, the list included stars of movies and TV series (usually but not always the younger stars), athletes, consumer advocates for children and psychologists with tips on growing up. Often, there were music segments and competitions (the latter stressing fair play and sportsmanship, though everyone won a prize).

    The best-remembered segment was "Dear Alex and Annie," in which the youthful viewers were asked to send in letters asking for advice on various topics. Alex (Bing Bingham) and Annie (Donna Drake) would respond to each letter in song.

    The series originated from New York (except for the 1979-80 season when it was from Los Angeles).moreless
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    Eye on Hollywood

    Eye on Hollywood

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    Tabloid news magazine featuring stories and interviews with Hollywood celebrities. Precursor to shows like Extra and Inside Edition. This 30 minute show lasted for only three seasons.
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    Miss America Pageant

    Miss America Pageant

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    The most beautiful women in America face-off in this famous contest that rewards one outstanding woman for her overall beauty.