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Michael Strahan to Depart from ‘Live with Kelly and Michael’

Strahan Upped to Full-Time Co-Anchor on 'Good Morning America'

Michael Strahan will exit veteran Disney/ABC daytime talker “Live with Kelly and Michael” at the end of the season to join ABC’s “Good Morning America” on a full-time basis. Now a special correspondent on “GMA,” he will appear on the morning magazine as a full-time co-anchor.

Since 2014, Strahan has appearing on “GMA” twice a week while co-hosting “Live with Kelly and Michael.” As he takes on his new duties at “GMA,” he will end a four-year run on the first-run syndicated morning talk show.

In 2012 Strahan was chosen to co-host “Live” after a 10-month search for a replacement for Regis Philbin. ”Live,” which is expected to feature a roster of guest hosts opposite Kelly Ripa, will kick off the search for a new co-host when the new season begins in the fall.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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