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The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors 

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Updated May 3, 2019 6.9k votes 717 voters 5.7k views 64 items

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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Kelly Cass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Morning Headquarters

Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America

Meteorologist ' ' ' Kelly Cass' ' ' is an On-Camera Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, She first appeared on air at The Weather Channel in January 2000. Before joining The Weather Channel, ...more
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Jen Carfagno is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Jen Carfagno America's Morning Headquarters
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Stephanie Abrams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Morning Headquarters

Age: 40

Birthplace: Wellington, Florida, United States of America

Stephanie Abrams (born October 27, 1978) is an American television meteorologist, currently working for The Weather Channel (TWC). She currently co-hosts AMHQ with Jen Carfagno and Jim Cantore ...more
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Natalie Morales-Rhodes ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today

Age: 43

Birthplace: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Natalie Morales may refer to: Natalie Morales (journalist) (born 1972), American journalist Natalie Morales (actress) (born 1985), American actress
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Jim Cantore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Jim Cantore America's Morning Headquarters

Age: 55

Birthplace: Beacon Falls, Connecticut, United States of America

James "Jim" D. Cantore (born February 16, 1964) is an American meteorologist. He is best known as an on-air personality for The Weather Channel.
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Jane Pauley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS News Sunday Morning

Age: 68

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Margaret Jane Pauley (born October 31, 1950), known as Jane Pauley, is an American television journalist and author, active in news reporting since 1972. She is the anchor of CBS Sunday Morning. ...more
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Savannah Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today

Age: 47

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Savannah Clark Guthrie (born December 27, 1971) is an Australian-born American broadcast journalist and attorney. She is a main co-anchor of the NBC News morning show Today, a position she has ...more
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Norah O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS This Morning

Age: 45

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Norah Morahan O’Donnell (born January 23, 1974) is an American television journalist and anchor of the CBS Evening News. She is the former co-anchor of CBS This Morning, Chief White House ...more
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Amy Robach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning America

Age: 46

Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States of America

Amy Joanne Robach (born February 6, 1973) is a television presenter for ABC News. She is the co-anchor of 20/20 and the breaking news anchor/fill-in anchor for Good Morning America. She was a ...more
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Jenna Bush Hager is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today

Age: 37

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Jenna Bush Hager (née Jenna Welch Bush; born November 25, 1981) is an American news personality, author, and journalist. She is currently the co-host of Today with Hoda & Jenna, the ...more
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Hoda Kotb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today

Age: 54

Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

Hoda Kotb ( HOH-də KOT-bee; Egyptian Arabic: هدى قطب‎, Hudā Quṭb; Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈhodæ ˈʔotˤb]; born August 9, 1964) is an American broadcast journalist, television ...more
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Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today

Age: 64

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author. He is the current weather anchor on NBC's Today. Roker ...more
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Ginger Zee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Ginger Zee Good Morning America

Age: 38

Birthplace: Orange, California, United States of America

Ginger Zee is a weather anchor for Good Morning America.
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John Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS This Morning

Age: 51

John Frederick Dickerson (born July 6, 1968) is an American journalist and a reporter for CBS News. His current assignment is 60 Minutes and CBS News' Election specials. Most recently, he was ...more
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Willie Geist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Joe

Age: 43

Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

William Russell Geist (born May 3, 1975) is an American television personality, journalist, and humorist. He is co-anchor of MSNBC's Morning Joe and anchor of Sunday Today with Willie Geist. ...more
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Alison Harmelin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Alison Harmelin CBS Morning News
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Craig Melvin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today

Age: 39

Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina

Craig Delano Melvin is an American journalist and news anchor, working for NBC News and MSNBC as an anchor and NBC News correspondent. He currently anchors MSNBC Live on Saturdays and Sundays, ...more
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George Stephanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning America

Age: 58

Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States of America

George Robert Stephanopoulos (; born February 10, 1961) is an American television host, political commentator, and former Democratic adviser. Stephanopoulos currently is chief anchor and ...more
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Reynolds Wolf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Morning Headquarters

Age: 48

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina

Reynolds Scott Wolf (born March 16, 1970) is an American meteorologist and journalist currently employed by The Weather Channel, and formerly by CNN, where weather forecasts could usually be ...more
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Lara Spencer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning America

Age: 49

Birthplace: Garden City, New York, United States of America

Lara Christine Von Seelen (known professionally as Lara Spencer) (born June 19, 1969) is an American television presenter. She is best known for being the co-anchor for ABC's Good Morning ...more
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Bill Karins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Early Today

Age: 44

Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States of America

William J. Karins (born April 14, 1974) is an American meteorologist, working for NBC News and The Weather Channel. He reports weekdays for NBC's Early Today, MSNBC's First Look, Way Too Early, ...more
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Mika Brzezinski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Joe

Age: 51

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski Scarborough (; born May 2, 1967) is an American journalist, talk show host, liberal political commentator, and author who currently co-hosts MSNBC's weekday morning ...more
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Carson Daly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today

Age: 45

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Carson Jones Daly (born June 22, 1973) 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 ...more
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Joe Scarborough is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Joe

Age: 55

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Charles Joseph Scarborough (; born April 9, 1963) is an American cable news host and former congressman from Florida. He is currently the co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC with Mika Brzezinski, ...more
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Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning America

Age: 62

Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America

Robin René Roberts (born November 23, 1960) is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's Good Morning America.After growing up in Mississippi and attending ...more