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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Good Morning America is listed (or ranked) 1 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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The Today Show is listed (or ranked) 2 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Mike & Mike is listed (or ranked) 10 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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First Take is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Morning Express with Robin Mea... is listed (or ranked) 12 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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The Morning Show with Mike and... is listed (or ranked) 13 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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The Daily Buzz is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Early Today is listed (or ranked) 15 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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¡Despierta América! is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Wake Up With Al is listed (or ranked) 17 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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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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Breakfast Time is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Squawk Box is listed (or ranked) 20 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

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Worldwide Exchange is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Worldwide Exchange is a television business news program on CNBC channels around the world. It used to be broadcast live from studios on three continents until May 11, 2012. The global program ...more

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Washington Journal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Washington Journal is an American television series on the C-SPAN network in the format of a political call-in and interview program. The program features elected officials, government ...more

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American Morning is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Anderson Cooper, Soledad O'Brien, Ashleigh Banfield American Morning was a morning news television show that aired on CNN. It ran from 2001 to 2011. American Morning debuted on the day after 9/11, five months earlier than planned, replacing CNN ...more

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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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Way Too Early is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Way Too Early Way Too Early is an American morning news show airing weekday mornings on MSNBC. It premiered on July 27, 2009, and is hosted by Thomas Roberts. The original executive producer was Chris Licht, ...more

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The Daily Rundown is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Morning Shows
The Daily Rundown Chuck Todd The Rundown with José Diaz-Balart is a political news talk show airing on MSNBC. Hosted by Jose Diaz-Balart, it runs in the 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. timeslot on weekdays. The show premiered as ...more

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Weekend View is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Weekend View Weekend View was a weekend weather program on The Weather Channel that aired from 5-11 a.m. Eastern Time. Because of this timeslot, it can be considered the weekend equivalent to Morning Rush, ...more

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Morning Rush is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Morning Rush Stephanie Abrams, Heather Tesch, Mike Bettes AMHQ: America's Morning Headquarters is an American morning television program on The Weather Channel. Airing Monday through Fridays from 7 to 10 a.m. Eastern Time and Saturday and Sundays from ...more

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Un Nuevo Día is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Morning Shows
Un Nuevo Día Un Nuevo Día, formerly named ¡Levántate! is a Spanish language morning show which has aired on the Telemundo television network since 2008. It is broadcast from the network's ...more