Michael Strahan Joining 'Good Morning America;' Leaving 'Live With Kelly & Michael' to Replace Josh Elliot?
Michael Strahan is close to joining ABC's 'Good Morning America' as a co-host, following the announcement of Josh Elliot's departure.
Michael Strahan is close to joining ABC's Good Morning America as a co-host, following the announcement of Josh Elliot's departure.
According to reports, the former New York Giants defensive end will be an addition to the morning show, as he already co-hosts his 9 a.m. segment with Kelly Ripa on the Live With Kelly and Michael show.
Strahan has been in talks with the network for months concerning the new gig, and sources revealed that his role could be announced later this week.
On Monday, Elliot announced that he would be joining ABC's rival, NBC, first as a host and contributor at NBC Sports. According to the New York Daily News, Elliot had been asking to be paid $10 million a year, which ABC counter-offered with $5 million annually. His current pay was only $1 million.
Sam Champion departed the morning show last winter and now hosts a three-hour morning segment on The Weather Channel.
Amy Robach, who recently recovered from breast cancer and a double mastectomy will become GMA's newest news reader and co-host, which will go into effect immediately.
"We always knew that Amy was special and we have all been especially inspired to watch her battle breast cancer with grace and determination," ABC announced in a memo. "Indeed, she thrilled us with two weeks of memorable dispatches from Sochi anchoring our Olympic coverage - all between chemo treatments. Amy will be a fierce and formidable full-time addition to our GMA team."
"NBC is incredibly proud of the legacy of Days of Our Lives and we couldn't be more excited to bring its fans new stories for the 51st season," Salke said in a statement Friday.
"In a business where having a show remain on the air for two seasons is considered a success, what Days has achieved is extraordinary."
For the upcoming episodes of Days of Our Lives, there will be a huge change as recent news reveals someone is returning to Salem. Moreover, more drama happens to the families.
Such as the woman from Brady’s (Eric Martsolf) dreams will weigh heavily on his mind. There’s just something about her that Brady feels drawn to. Brady will have another chat with Fynn (Alexander Bruszt) to see if he can gather a few more clues about this mystery lady.
Who could that woman be? Well, we'll find out!