Daytime and Morning Show Hosts Among THR’s 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media


The Hollywood Reporter
has honored the hosts of Live! With Kelly and Michael, Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, with a spot on their 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media 2014 list. 

In addition to killing in the daytime ratings, Live had much to be proud of this year.  Strahan’s top moment was:
 

Being able to juggle multiple facets of entertainment, from sports at Fox to daytime at Live and doing it at the level I've been able to do it at for the past two football seasons.

 

Ellen DeGeneres Tops OUT’s 8th Annual Power 50



Talk show queen, comedian and Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres was named the No. 1 most powerful LBGT by OUT. However, she wasn't the only individual familiar to TV fans. TV host and Oprah pal Suze Orman, Glee's Jane Lynch, CNN's Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon, Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Bravo kingpin Andy Cohen, How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris, Ryan Murphy, Rachel Maddow and Ru Paul also made the list.  

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Who is Daytime’s Most Liked Morning Show Host? (POLL)

* Al Roker - Today * Carson Daly - Today * Charlie Rose - CBS This Morning * Gayle King - CBS This Morning * George Stephanopoulos - GMA * Hoda Kotb - Today * Josh Elliot - GMA * Lara Spencer - GMA * Kathie Lee Gifford - Today * Matt Lauer - Today * Natalie Morales - Today * Norah O'Donnell - CBS This Morning * Robin Roberts - GMA * Sam Champion - f. GMA * Savannah Guthrie - Today * Willie Geist - Today

GMA’s Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer to Host Oscars Red Carpet Show


Good Morning America's Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer will be doing double duty afer hours. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the GMA anchors will co-host ABC's Red Carpet Live before the Oscar telecast.  They won't be alone. Reportedly, Tyson Beckford and People's Jess Cagle will also provide red carpet coverage on the pre-Oscars show. 

REPORT: Robin Roberts Snags Seven-Figure Deal to Remain at ABC


Good Morning America's Robin Roberts has landed a long-term contract to stay in the ABC family, according to Page Six. Reportedly, Roberts negotiated a contract in the high seven figures.

“Over a month ago, they quietly inked a new, long-term, very high seven-figure deal with Robin that will keep [her] at the company for years to come . . . it was a friendly negotiation,” said an insider. “Robin’s been [at ABC News] for over 20 years . . . and will be a leader there for a very long time to come.”