Talk Shows The Best Morning Shows  

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List Rules Any "breakfast television" programs that air in North America

List of the best morning shows. The greatest morning TV series of all time are ranked here in order of entertainment greatness. Sportscenter always reigns supreme, but nothing says good morning to America like, well, Good Morning America. Whether it's ESPN or ABC, there are American TV staples that our mornings would just feel weird without. This list compiles the greatest ones so that you know how to get your morning
started the right way on the right channel.


CNBC has some popular shows for morning viewers, as the men and women who watch the Squak ("Box" or "On the Street") probably want to know how their stock investments have done since the previous day. For those with light airy updates on their horizon as opposed to money on the mind, Live! with Kelly and Michael (no more Regis Philbin) is even reminiscent of the great Saturday Night Live recurring morning talk show parody with Will Ferrell—who, by the way, should start his own morning talk show.

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The Today Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Ann Curry, Anita Colby
Today is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and ...more

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152 137
Good Morning America is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer
Good Morning America (ABC, 1975) is an American morning television show currently presented by Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer, Michael Strahan, Amy Robach, and Ginger Zee. ...more

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162 152
Fox & Friends is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, Maria Molina
Fox & Friends is a Conservative American early-morning opinion talk show that begins at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time with the latest Fox News Live headlines and news of the morning. It continues ...more

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143 144
CBS This Morning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Morning Shows
CBS This Morning is an American morning television program that is broadcast on CBS. The program, which shares its title with a more traditionally formatted morning program that aired on the ...more

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75 86
SportsCenter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown
SportsCenter is a daily sports news television program and the flagship program of American cable and satellite television network ESPN since the network's launch on September 7, 1979. ...more

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61 74
Fox Business Morning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Fox Business Morning was an early morning business newscast that aired on the Fox Business Network from 5-7am Eastern Time. Anchored by Jenna Lee and Connell McShane, it was the first show to be ...more

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52 72
America's Newsroom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Morning Shows
America's Newsroom, written on-air as "America's Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum" is an American news/talk program on Fox News Channel, first airing on February 12,

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74 117
Live! with Kelly and Michael is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Kathie Lee Gifford, Anne Abernathy
Live with Kelly and Michael is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan. Executive-produced by Michael Gelman, the show has aired since 1983 locally on ...more

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48 79
Morning Joe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Mike Barnicle, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski
Listen to daily highlights from MSNBC's "Scarborough Country." Former Congressman Joe Scarborough hosts a nightly blend of political commentary and fiery debate, featuring interviews ...more

10
6 12
New Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Morning Shows
New Day
New Day is a weekday morning television show on CNN anchored by Chris Cuomo, Alisyn Camerota, and Michaela Pereira. It premiered on June 17, 2013 and airs from 6:00-9:00 a.m. ET, originating ...more

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2 6
Get Up! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Get Up!

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31 60
Mike & Mike is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Mike Golic, Mike Greenberg, Cris Carter
Mike & Mike is an American sports-talk radio show hosted by Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg on ESPN Radio and simulcast on television, normally on ESPN2, and acts as the morning show for both ...more

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1 6
Soccer AM is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Soccer AM Kirsty Gallacher, Brian Regan, Declan Donnelly
Soccer AM is a British Saturday-morning football-based comedy/talk show, predominantly based around the Premier League. Originally presented by Jane Hoffen, Gary M. Stevens and Russ Williams, ...more

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25 54
Morning Express with Robin Mea... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Christi Paul, Adrianna Costa, Zane Lamprey
Morning Express with Robin Meade is a morning television show program that airs on the HLN television network in the United States.

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22 50
First Take is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Stephen A. Smith
First Take is an American morning sports talk program on ESPN2 and ESPN2HD. Two back-to-back two-hour episodes air each weekday from Monday through Friday, with the live episode airing from 10 ...more

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12 38
The Morning Show with Mike and... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Morning Shows
The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet was an American syndicated morning talk show. Produced by Fox, the show first aired on January 22, 2007 to a number of markets originally through Fox and ...more

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13 44
The Daily Buzz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Lance Smith, Charles Divins
The Daily Buzz is a nationally syndicated breakfast television news and infotainment program which currently airs in 149 television markets across the United States reaching 80.9 million homes ...more

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8 32
Squawk on the Street is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Squawk on the Street, which debuted on December 19, 2005, is a business show on CNBC that follows the first 90 minutes of trading on Wall Street in the United States. Originally airing as a ...more

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17 56
Early Today is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Early Today is an American early morning television news program that is broadcast on NBC. The program features general national and international news stories, financial and entertainment news, ...more

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8 34
¡Despierta América! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Giselle Blondet, Angélica Vale, Neyda Sandoval
¡Despierta América! is an American Spanish language morning television show airing on Univision. Debuting on April 14, 1997, the program's primarily targets the Hispanic population ...more

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2 14
Megyn Kelly Today is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Megyn Kelly Today Megyn Kelly
Megyn Kelly Today (NBC, 2017) is an American daytime talk show hosted by Megyn Kelly. The program is structured as a talk show with a studio audience.

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10 42
Wake Up With Al is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Wake Up With Al
Wake Up With Al is a American morning television program on The Weather Channel. Airing Monday through Fridays live from 5 to 7 a.m. Eastern Time, the program features a mix of weather ...more

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6 36
Breakfast Time is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Jeremy Paxman, Sue Cook, Selina Scott
Breakfast Time was British television's first national breakfast television programme, broadcast from 17 January 1983 until 29 September 1989 on BBC1 across the United Kingdom. It was broadcast ...more

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5 33
GMT is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Morning Shows
GMT
GMT is a news programme on BBC World News which first premiered on 1 February 2010. The programme's main presenter is George Alagiah, with Stephen Sackur as a relief presenter. Each programme ...more

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5 33
Squawk Box is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Carl Quintanilla
Squawk Box is a business news television program that airs at breakfast time on the CNBC network. The program is currently co-hosted by Joe Kernen, Rebecca Quick, and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Since ...more