The Best Morning Shows

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 and the best morning hosts.

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.

list ordered by
  • The latest national and international news.
  • 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 with a ...more
  • Up-to-the-minute news, weather, lifestyle and topical features.
  • 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
  • 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, 2007.
  • Daily news, developing stories and interviews with newsmakers.
  • 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. Originally ...more
  • Morning Express with Robin Meade is a morning television show program that airs on the HLN television network in the United States.
  • 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 with politicians ...more
  • 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
  • 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 from ...more
  • 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.
  • 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 a.m. ...more
  • 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 the radio ...more
  • 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 one-hour ...more
  • 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
  • Get Up!

    Get Up!

    Get Up! (ESPN, 2018) is an American sports talk morning television program hosted by Mike Greenberg that airs weekdays on ESPN. The program features news, opinion and analysis from the hosts and guests.

  • 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
  • This Week is an American Sunday morning political affairs program airing on the ABC television network. The program is currently hosted by George Stephanopoulos, who also serves as Chief Anchor of ...more
  • 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, they ...more
  • 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 and ...more
  • 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 for ...more
  • 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
  • ¡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 in the United ...more