Hosts The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors  

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List Rules Vote up the best hosts and anchors on morning shows.

Many people's morning rituals involve sitting down with their breakfast and watching their favorite morning news show. There is just something about watching a trusted anchor deliver the news and the occasional puff-piece to get you in the mood to start the day. Whether you turn to ABC This Morning or CBS Morning News, there's practically a morning show on every major network channel. Which of these morning show hosts do you enjoy watching shortly after waking up?

Janai Norman and Kenneth Moton are the current anchors on ABC This Morning. The show originally debuted in 1982, and it has gone through a slew of anchors over the years. They deliver live breaking news so that you have something to talk about around the water cooler once you get to work. CBS This Morning has Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell, and John Dickerson currently serve as co-anchors to give you something to watch when you wake up on the weekends. 

No matter what channel you tune into, there is someone there waiting to give you the news. You can let the world know who you think the best morning show hosts are. Vote for your favorite anchors and hosts who are presently on TV. 

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Hoda Kotb is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
Hoda Kotb is an Egyptian-American television news anchor and TV host known as the co-host of the Today Show's fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford. She won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2010 as part of ...more
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Michael Strahan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning America
Michael Anthony Strahan is a retired American football defensive end who spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants of the National Football League. Strahan set a record for the ...more
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Gayle King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS This Morning
Gayle King is a co-anchor of CBS This Morning and an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. She is the best friend and business associate of Oprah Winfrey.
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Janai Norman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Janai Norman America This Morning
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Norah O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS This Morning
Norah O’Donnell is a nominee of News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long-Form.
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Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning America
Robin René Roberts is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America. After growing up in Mississippi and attending Southeastern ...more
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John Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS This Morning
John Frederick Dickerson is an American journalist. He is chief political correspondent for Slate magazine and political director of CBS News. Before joining Slate, Dickerson covered politics at ...more
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Kenneth Moton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Kenneth Moton America This Morning
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Carson Daly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
Carson Jones Daly is an American television host, radio personality, producer and television personality. Prior to 2002, Daly was a VJ on MTV's Total Request Live, and a DJ for the Southern ...more
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Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On ...more
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Lee Corso is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
College GameDay
Leland "Lee" Corso is an American sports broadcaster and football analyst for ESPN and former long-time college football coach. He has been a featured analyst on ESPN's College GameDay ...more
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Stephanie Abrams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Morning Headquarters
Stephanie Abrams is an actor.
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Max Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
First Take
Max Kellerman is an American boxing commentator and sports talk radio host based in Los Angeles. He appears as a color commentator on HBO World Championship Boxing and HBO Boxing After Dark and ...more
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Trey Wingo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Golic and Wingo
Hal Chapman Wingo III or Trey Wingo is the co-host of ESPN's SportsCenter from time to time but is best known as host of NFL Live alongside football analysts Mark Schlereth, Merril Hoge, Mike ...more
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Mike Golic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Golic and Wingo
Michael Louis "Mike" Golic is a co-host of ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike and a former NFL defensive lineman. He is also an analyst for ESPN and ESPN2's NFL studio programming, as well ...more
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Natalie Morales-Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
Natalie Morales-Rhodes is an American broadcast journalist, working for NBC News. She is the Today Show '​s news anchor and third hour co-anchor and appears on other programs including Dateline ...more
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Kirk Herbstreit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
College GameDay
Kirk Herbstreit is an American analyst for ESPN's College GameDay, a television program covering college football and a provider of color commentary on college football games on ESPN and ABC. He ...more
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Ginger Zee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning America
Ginger Zee is a weather anchor for Good Morning America.
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Robin Meade is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Express with Robin Meade
Robin Michelle Meade is the lead news anchor for HLN's morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. Meade is a former Miss Ohio and began her broadcasting career with local stations in that ...more
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Jenna Bush Hager is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
Jenna Welch Bush Hager is the younger of the fraternal twin daughters of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, and a granddaughter of the 41st U.S. President ...more
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Maria Taylor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Maria Taylor College GameDay
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Brian Kilmeade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Fox & Friends
Brian Kilmeade is a Fox News Channel television personality. Weekdays, he co-hosts Fox's morning show, Fox & Friends, along with Steve Doocy and Elisabeth Hasselbeck. He also hosts the Fox ...more
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Sandra Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Newsroom
Sandra Kaye Smith is a reporter for the Fox Business Network and co-host of Outnumbered on the Fox News Channel in New York City. She is originally from Wheaton, Illinois and ran Track & ...more
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Bob Van Dillen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Express with Robin Meade
Robert S. Van Dillen, known professionally as Bob Van Dillen, is an American meteorologist currently working on the Morning Express with Robin Meade show on HLN. He was born in Montclair, NJ. He ...more
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Anne-Marie Green is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Anne-Marie Green CBS Morning News
Anne-Marie Green is a news anchor for CBS on American television. A Toronto native, Green earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Toronto, and has a Post Graduate ...more