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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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Kelly Cass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Morning Headquarters
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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Natalie Morales-Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
Natalie Morales may refer to: Natalie Morales (journalist) (born 1972), American journalist Natalie Morales (actress) (born 1985), American actress
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Ginger Zee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Ginger Zee Good Morning America
Ginger Zee is a weather anchor for Good Morning America.
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Sandra Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Sandra Smith America's Newsroom
Sandra Kaye Smith (born on September 22, 1980) is a TV news journalist currently serving as co-anchor of America's Newsroom on the Fox News Channel (FNC) in New York City. She is originally from ...more
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Hoda Kotb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
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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Jane Pauley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS News Sunday Morning
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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Ainsley Earhardt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Fox & Friends
Ainsley Earhardt (born September 20, 1976) is an American Fox News television personality and author. She is the co-host of Fox & Friends.
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Jenna Bush Hager is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
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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Amy Robach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Good Morning 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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Bill Hemmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Newsroom
William Hemmer (born November 14, 1964) is an American journalist for the Fox News Channel, based in New York City. He is a morning co-anchor of America's Newsroom. Previously, he reported and ...more
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Jennifer Westhoven is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Express with Robin Meade
Jennifer Westhoven (born August 16, 1971) is an American reporter, currently a correspondent for HLN. She covers the economy, business, personal finance and money topics. She has been with the ...more
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Willie Geist is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Joe
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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Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
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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Norah O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS This Morning
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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Carson Daly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
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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Jim Cantore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Jim Cantore America's Morning Headquarters
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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Pete Hegseth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Pete Hegseth Fox & Friends
Peter Brian Hegseth is a former executive director of Vets For Freedom and was a senior counterinsurgency instructor at the Counterinsurgency Training Center in Kabul with the Minnesota National ...more
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John Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
CBS This Morning
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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Kenneth Moton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Kenneth Moton America This Morning
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David Pollack is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
College GameDay
David M. Pollack (born June 19, 1982) is a former professional American football linebacker who played two seasons in the National Football League (NFL), having suffered a career-ending injury ...more
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Jedediah Bila is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Fox & Friends, Hannity
Jedediah Bila is co-host of “Outnumbered” on Fox News, debuting April 28, 2014. She is a TV and radio personality, author, columnist, and Fox News Contributor.
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Savannah Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Today
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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Robin Meade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Morning Express with Robin Meade
Robin Michelle Meade (born April 21, 1969) is an American journalist and television news anchor. She is the lead news anchor for HLN's morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. Meade is a ...more
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Stephanie Abrams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
America's Morning Headquarters
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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Janice Dean is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors
Janice Dean Fox & Friends
Janice Dean is a Canadian meteorologist, TV host, and author. She currently appears on the Fox News Channel where she serves as co-host and weather anchor on Fox and Friends weekday mornings.