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NickyS1,569 posts since 1 Apr 2001
ITV confirm Susanna along with Ben Shepherd, Charlotte Hawkins and Sean Fletcher, plsu new name

From Press Release


NEW PRESENTERS JOIN ITV BREAKFAST

ITV today announces a new presenting team set to join the ITV Breakfast roster of talent later this year.

Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard, Charlotte Hawkins and Sean Fletcher will be joining the channel as ITV's main weekday presenters between 6.00am and 8.30am, on ITV's newly named breakfast show, Good Morning Britain.

Lorraine Kelly will now be at the helm of her own show, Lorraine, between 8.30am and 9.25am, five days a week.

Aled Jones will present a new weekend morning show, Weekend, between 8.30am and 9.25am starting later this year. [See ITV Press Centre for full details]

ITV Director of Daytime, Helen Warner, said:

"I'm delighted to welcome all four presenters to the ITV Breakfast family. ITV has a first class roster of breakfast and daytime talent both on and off screen and I'm thrilled to be expanding this. Our overriding aim is to continue to improve our breakfast programming for our viewers and we have been working for some time behind the scenes developing the next chapter of our offering."

"Engaging, news driven content is our number one priority and will be at the heart of everything we do on Good Morning Britain. I believe we have a top team in place to deliver this and make this a compelling proposition to wake up to in the morning."
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flaziola1,411 posts since 19 Jun 2007
Missed a trick there by not calling it 'Good Morning Great Britain'. The Good and the Great giving a positve spin and the initials GMGB rhyme with the old faithful GMTV
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Whataday6,967 posts since 13 Sep 2001
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Missed a trick there by not calling it 'Good Morning Great Britain'. The Good and the Great giving a positve spin and the initials GMGB rhyme with the old faithful GMTV


They've not missed a trick at all, Good Morning Great Britain is an awful mouthful and far more pompous than Good Morning Britain. There's also the (limited) nostalgia factor but I feel many younger people are going to think of Good Morning America rather than TV-am.

They do seem to be putting this out there as a change of name rather than a new programme, despite new presenters and a new studio. I wonder if that's a contractual thing.
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