The Best Morning Show Hosts & Anchors

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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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  • Ginger Zee is a weather anchor for Good Morning 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, She ...more
  • Natalie Morales may refer to: Natalie Morales (journalist) (born 1972), American journalist Natalie Morales (actress) (born 1985), American actress
  • 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
  • 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 fourth hour of ...more
  • 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
  • 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 former ...more
  • 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 personality and ...more
  • 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
  • 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. Geist ...more
  • 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
  • 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 America. ...more
  • Al Roker
    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 also ...more
  • Ainsley Earhardt (born September 20, 1976) is an American Fox News television personality and author. She is the co-host of 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.
  • 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 for ...more
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kirk Herbstreit (; born August 19, 1969) 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 ...more
  • Michael Anthony Strahan (; born November 21, 1971) is an American former football defensive end who spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). ...more
  • Michael Louis Golic Sr. (; born December 12, 1962) is a former co-host of ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike, a current co-host of Golic and Wingo, and a former National Football League (NFL) defensive ...more
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  • William Laurece "Rece" Davis (born December 14, 1965) is an American sports television journalist for ESPN. Davis works as an anchor on SportsCenter and serves as host of various other programs on ...more
  • 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 CNN ...more