Breakfast television

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U.S. TV dayparting; breakfast television is blue and labelled "Early Morning".

Breakfast television (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and United Kingdom) or morning show (Canada and United States), is a type of infotainment television programme, which broadcasts live in the morning (typically scheduled between 6:00 and 10:00 a.m., or if it is a local programme, as early as 4:00 a.m.). Often hosted by a small team of hosts, these types of programs are typically targeted at the combined demographic of people getting ready for work and school, and stay-at-home adults and parents.

The first – and longest-running – national breakfast/morning show on television is Today, which set the tone for the genre and premiered on 14 January 1952, on NBC in the United States. For the next 60 years, Today was the #1 morning programme in the ratings for the vast majority of its run and since its start, many other television stations and networks around the world have followed NBC's lead, copying that programme's successful format.


Format and style

Breakfast television programs are geared toward popular and demographic appeal. The first half of a morning programme is typically targeted at those preparing to commute to work with a focus on hard news segments; often featuring updates on major stories that occurred overnight or during the previous day, political news and interviews, reports on business and sport-related headlines, weather forecasts (either on a national or regional basis), and traffic reports (generally common with locally produced morning shows on terrestrial television stations serving more densely populated cities, though this has begun to filter down to smaller markets as traffic sensor networks have spread further into smaller communities). During the early morning hours (generally before 10:00 a.m. local time), local anchors will mention the current time – sometimes, along with the current temperature – in various spots during the newscast, while national anchors will mention the current time as "xx" minutes after the hour; the time and/or temperature are also usually displayed within the station or programme's on-screen logo bug during most segments within the broadcast (most local stations originally displayed the current time and temperature only during their morning newscasts, though many began to extend this display within their logo bug to their midday and evening newscasts starting in the mid-1990s, starting in major markets and eventually expanding to stations in smaller markets). Especially with their universal expansion to cable news oulets in the early 2000s, many news-oriented morning shows also incorporate news tickers showing local, national and/or international headlines; weather forecasts; sport scores; and, in some jurisdictions where one operates, lottery numbers from the previous drawing day during the broadcast (although these may be shown during rolling news blocks or throughout the programming day on cable news outlets, some local stations that have utilized tickers solely for their morning shows have extended them to later newscasts, whereas others only display them during their morning news programs).

Later in the programme, segments will typically begin to target a dominantly female demographic with a focus on "soft news", such as human-interest, lifestyle and entertainment stories. Many local or regional morning shows feature field reports highlighting local events and/or businesses, in addition to those involving stories that occurred during the overnight or expected to happen in the coming day.

Morning programs that air across national networks may offer a break for local stations or affiliates to air a brief news update segment during the show, which typically consists of a recap of major local news headlines, along with weather and, in some areas, traffic reports. In the United States, some morning shows also allow local affiliates to incorporate a short local forecast into a national weather segment – a list of forecasts for major U.S. cities are typically shown on affiliates which do not produce such a "cut-in" segment.


United States

The first[1] morning news programme was Three To Get Ready, a local production hosted by comedian Ernie Kovacs that aired on WPTZ (now KYW-TV) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1950 to 1952. Although the programme (named after WPTZ's frequency of channel 3) was mostly entertainment-oriented, the programme did feature some news and weather segments.[1][2] Its success prompted NBC to look at producing something similar on a national basis.[3][4] Following the lead of NBC's Today, which debuted in January 1952, and was the first morning news programme to be aired nationally, many other broadcast stations and television networks around the world followed and imitated that programme's enormously successful format with news, lifestyle features, and personality.

CBS has had a seemingly endless rotation of failed morning news shows. Though it initially tried to mimic Today when it debuted a morning show in a two-hour format in 1954, the show was reduced to one hour within a year in order to make room for the new children's television series Captain Kangaroo. The network abandoned the morning show in 1957. From the late 1960s throughout the 1970s, the CBS Morning News aired as a straight one-hour morning newscast that had a high rate of turnover among its anchors. In January 1979, the network launched the innovative "___day Morning" series, which focused more on lifestyle and feature reports; this format, however, was relegated exclusively to Sundays after two years, and still airs under the title CBS News Sunday Morning. It was not until 1982 that Captain Kangaroo ended its run on weekdays (before ending altogether in 1984), allowing CBS to expand its morning show to a full two hours. However, the high rate of turnover among anchors returned. An ill-fated comedic revamp of the show, The Morning Programme, debuted in 1987. After that, however, came This Morning, which has so far had the longest run of any of CBS' morning show attempts. This Morning was eventually cancelled 12 years later, being replaced by The Early Show in 1999; The Early Show, in turn, ceded to the new version of CBS This Morning (this time featuring a format focused more on hard news and interviews, excising lifestyle and infotainement segments) in January 2012.

ABC was a latecomer to the morning show competition. Instead of carrying a national show, it instead adopted the AM franchise introduced by many of its local stations in 1970. KABC-TV's AM Los Angeles launched the national career of Regis Philbin and was a direct predecessor to his syndicated talk show Live! AM Chicago on WLS-TV would later evolve into The Oprah Winfrey Show. The Morning Exchange on WEWS was Cleveland's entry into the franchise; with its light format, ABC (after a brief but failed effort to launch the Los Angeles version nationally as AM America) launched a national programme based closely on the format of The Morning Exchange in November 1975 under the title Good Morning America. GMA has traditionally run in second place (ahead of CBS but behind Today), but has surpassed Today in the ratings a few times in its history (first in the early 1980s and again regularly since 2012). Since the 1980s, Live! (now hosted by Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan) has been produced and distributed by ABC's syndication arm, primarily for ABC stations (although not exclusively, as it is carried on stations affiliated with other networks), but produced by ABC's New York City owned-and-operated station, WABC-TV.

Fox, the last of the "Big Four" broadcast networks, does not have a morning show and has only once attempted such a programme; the network attempted to transition sister cable network FX's Breakfast Time to Fox as Fox After Breakfast in 1996, to little success. The CW (and before that, its co-predecessor The WB) carried The Daily Buzz for its small-market cable- and multicast-only affiliate group (as well as its mainly cable-only predecessor) from 2002 to 2014, in lieu of a national programme; that programme was also mainly syndicated to affiliates of The CW and MyNetworkTV (and predecessors The WB and UPN) as well as several independent stations until its abrupt cancellation in April 2015. A few of the major Spanish language broadcast networks also produce morning shows, which are often more festive in format. ¡Despierta América! (Wake Up America!) is the longest-running Spanish language morning programme on U.S. network television having aired on Univision since April 1997; Telemundo made several failed attempts at hard news and traditional morning shows during the 1990s and 2000s before it finally experienced success with Un Nuevo Día (A New Day), which launched in 2008 under the title ¡Levántate! (Get Up), and became a formidable competitor to its longer established rival following a 2011 format retooling.

Cable news outlets have adopted the morning show format as well. Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel, Early Start and New Day on CNN respectively follow the networks' morning show format. MSNBC's Morning Joe follows a format more reminiscent of talk radio and incorporates panel discussions; it is also the only conservative show in the network's otherwise liberal-leaning lineup. Also following the "talk radio on TV" format is Fox Business Network's Imus in the Morning (a video simulcast of the radio programme, which itself aired on MSNBC until 2007), ESPN2's Mike and Mike in the Morning, CBS Sports Network's Boomer and Carton (formerly on MSG Network), and NFL Network's NFL AM. The Weather Channel originally has long featured forecast programs with a primary emphasis on business travelers and work commuters (including WeatherScope AM, Weather Center AM and Your Weather Today); however with its shift toward a mix of weather and infotaiment programs, it has begun featuring personality-driven morning shows: currently Wake Up With Al (hosted by Today weather anchor Al Roker, which also incorporates features and interview segments similar to that found on Today and other morning programs) and America's Morning Headquarters (hosted by former Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion, which has a more straight weather format with some feature segments).

Entertainment channels such as VH1 and E! have also aired morning shows (such as Big Morning Buzz Live and That Morning Show). NBCSN (as NBC Sports Network) briefly aired a highlight-intensive morning show, The 'Lights, with virtually no conversation (or even any on-camera anchor) and consisting only of highlights and scores of daytime and evening sporting events that occurred the previous day (NBCSN later abandoned this approach in favor of airing a replay of a sporting event it telecast the previous night in its entirety). ESPN's morning programming is branded, like all of its news programs, as SportsCenter.

Local television stations began producing their own morning shows in the 1970s, most of which mirrored the format of their network counterparts, mixing news and weather segments with talk and lifestyle features; stations in many mid-sized and smaller markets with heavy rural populations also produced farm reports, featuring stories about people and events in rural communities, mercantile exchange data from the previous day and weather forecasts tailored to farmers (although the number of these programs have dwindled on the local level since the 1990s, two such programs still exist in national syndication, the weekdaily AgDay and the weekend-only U.S. Farm Report, which have also received national distribution on cable and satellite via RFD-TV; the latter programme had also previously aired on WGN America until 2008). More traditional local newscasts began taking hold in morning timeslots (mainly on stations that maintain their own news departments) in the late 1980s and early 1990s. These programs began as half-hour or one-hour local newscasts that aired immediately before the national shows. However, since that time, they have slowly expanded, either by pushing an earlier start time or by adding additional hours on other stations that are owned, managed or which outsource their local news content to that station, thereby competing with the network shows. Similarly, following the launch of Fox in the late 1980s, many news-producing stations affiliated with major networks not among the traditional "Big Three" or which operate as independent stations began producing morning newscasts that compete in part with national counterparts in part or the entirety of the 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. time period; by the late 2000s, these stations began to expand their morning shows into the 9:00 a.m. hour (where they normally compete with syndicated programs on ABC and CBS stations, and the third hour of Today on NBC stations).

Beginning in the early 2010s, stations began experimenting with 4:30 a.m., and even 4:00 a.m. newscasts in some major markets (and even gradually expanding into mid-size and some smaller markets), pushing local news further into what traditionally is known as an overnight graveyard slot.[5] Some local morning newscasts, which formerly had both softer "morning" musical and graphical packages and lighter news, now resemble their later-day counterparts with hard news coverage of overnight events. Some locally produced morning shows that utilize a mainly infotainment format still exist, most prominently among some large and mid-market stations owned by the E. W. Scripps Company (which inherited the Morning Blend format originated in 2006 by the Journal Broadcast Group following its 2015 acquisition of that company's stations) and Tegna Media (which inherited many of the local talk/lifestyle shows originated by the Belo Corporation – such as Good Morning Texas on Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA – prior to the 2014 acquisition of the latter group by the predecessor broadcasting unit of the Gannett Company), and often serving as lead-outs of national network morning shows.

United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, after a six-week trial-run in 1977 on the regional television station Yorkshire Television, the Independent Broadcasting Authority considered breakfast television so important that it created an entire franchise for the genre, becoming the only national independent television franchise other than news service ITN. This franchise was awarded to TV-am, a breakfast-television station. However, launch delays for TV-am allowed the BBC to be able to launch its own morning programme, Breakfast Time on 17 January 1983. TV-am, with Good Morning Britain as its flagship programme, launched just two weeks later on 1 February. TV-am struggled at first because of a format that was considered to be stodgy and formal compared to the more relaxed magazine style of the BBC's Breakfast Time, and a reliance on advertising income from a timeslot during which people were not accustomed to watching television. However, it eventually flourished only to lose its licence in 1993, after being outbid by GMTV.

In 2010, ITV plc acquired a 25% stake in GMTV that The Walt Disney Company had owned, gaining full control of the station. In September 2010, the full legal name was changed from "GMTV Limited" to "ITV Breakfast Limited", with GMTV closing on 3 September and Daybreak and Lorraine launching on 6 September 2010. ITV experienced major trouble with the slot as well; Daybreak was eventually cancelled in 2014 due to low ratings and was replaced by Good Morning Britain on 28 April 2014. Ratings for the new show, while still in its early existence, have been poor.

List of morning television shows

The following is a country-ordered list of breakfast television programs, past and present, with indication of a programme's producing network or channel:


Programme Network
AM, Antes Del Mediodía Telefe
Andando Channel 8 - Córdoba
Arriba Argentinos El Trece
Bien Temprano Channel 5 - Rosario; Channel 13 - Santa Fe
Buenos Días, América América 24
De 7 a 10 Todo Noticias
El Show de la Mañana Córdoba[disambiguation needed]
Mañanas Argentinas Canal 5 Noticias
Mañaneras América
Telenueve al Amanecer Channel 9
Todo lo que Pasa Channel 13 - Santa Fe



Programme Run Network
ABC News Breakfast 2008–present ABC1 and ABC News 24
First Edition Sky News Australia[clarification needed]
Get Cereal C31 Melbourne
Mornings 2012–present Nine Network
The Morning Show 2007–present Seven Network
Studio 10 2013–present Network Ten
Sunrise 1991–present Seven Network
Today 1982–present Nine Network
Weekend Breakfast 2012–present ABC News 24
Weekend Sunrise 2005–present Seven Network
Weekend Today 2009–present Nine Network


Programme Run Network
9am with David & Kim 2006–2009 Network Ten
The Big Breakfast 1992–1995 Network Ten
Breakfast 2012 Network Ten
Business Breakfast 2001–2002 ABC1
The Circle 2010–2012 Network Ten
First Edition 1995–1996 ABC1[clarification needed]
Good Morning Australia 1981–1992 Network Ten
Good Morning Australia 1993–2005 Network Ten
Good Morning Melbourne 1981–1988 Network Ten
Good Morning Sydney 1978–1989 Network Ten
Kerri-Anne 2002–2011 Nine Network
Sunday 1981–2008 Nine Network
Til Ten Network Ten
Wake Up 2013–2014 Network Ten
Wake Up! WA 2005–2008 Access 31


Programme Network
Café Puls Puls 4
Servus am Morgen Servus TV


Programme Network
Yeni Səhər Lider TV

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Programme Network
Dobro jutro BiH BHT 1
Dobro jutro svima Hayat TV
Sarajevsko jutro TVSA


Programme Network
Balanço Geral Manhã Rede Record
Bem Estar Rede Globo
Bom Dia Brasil Rede Globo
Café com Jornal Rede Bandeirantes
Dia Dia Rede Bandeirantes
Fala Brasil Rede Record
Hoje em dia Rede Record
Hora Um Rede Globo
Mais Você Rede Globo
Notícias da Manhã SBT
Revista da Cidade TV Gazeta


Programme Network
Rampai Pagi RTB



Programme Run Network
Breakfast Television 1989–present City stations (except City Saskatchewan, Winnipeg and Edmonton) For Toronto edition on CITY-DT, see Breakfast Television (City Toronto). Each station produces its own local edition of Breakfast Television; previously seen on A Atlantic in Halifax, Nova Scotia; CHMI-DT/Winnipeg, Manitoba and CKEM-DT/Edmonton, Alberta
Canada AM 1972–present CTV Currently seen only on CTV stations from Ontario eastward, as well as on the CTV News Channel
CTV Morning Live 2011–present CTV and CTV Two stations Carried on CTV owned-and-operated stations from Manitoba westward, as well as CHRO-TV/Ottawa and CTV Two Atlantic
Le Téléjournal/Matin 2006–present Radio-Canada (2006–2007)
RDI (2007–present)
The Morning Show 2011–present CIII-DT/Toronto
Morning Live/Morning Live First Edition 2001–present CHCH-DT/Hamilton, Ontario
Salut, Bonjour! TVA

Global morning newscasts

  • Local Global Television Network stations CICT-DT (Calgary), CITV-DT (Edmonton) and CHAN-DT (Vancouver) produce their own local morning newscasts under the Morning News title on weekdays 5:00–9:00 a.m.
  • CICT-DT and CITV-DT each air Saturday morning newscasts from 8:00–10:00 a.m., and CHAN-DT from 7:00–10:00 a.m.
  • CHAN-DT airs a Sunday morning newscast from 7:00–10:00 a.m.
  • CKMI-DT (Montreal) previously aired a weekday morning newscast under the title Global News Morning until its cancellation in February 2008; the programme was relaunched under The Morning Show brand in 2013


Programme Run Network Notes
2 Laits, un Sucre 2008–2009 TQS Programme formerly titled Caféine
Bon Matin 1994–1998 Radio-Canada
CBC News: Morning CBC Television
CBC News Network
Le show du matin 2010–2011 V
Morning News 2003–2009 Global Carried on Global stations from Manitoba westward; formerly seen in Ontario until 2011; see note below
Good Morning Canada 2001–2009 CTV Aired weekends
Matin Express 1998–2006 Radio-Canada
SRC Bonjour 1987–1994 Radio-Canada



Programme Run Network
A las 11 2012–present Telecanal
Bienvenidos 2011–present Canal 13
Buenos Días a Todos 1992–present TVN
Express Matinal CNN Chile
La mañana de Chilevisión 2012–present Chilevisión
La Mañana Informativa Canal 24 Horas
Mañaneros 2011–present La Red
Mucho Gusto 2001–present Mega

Several regional morning shows also exist on Chilean television.


Programme Run Network
Cocinados 2007-2008 Telecanal
Gente Como Tú 2008–2012 Chilevisión
La mañana del 13 Canal 13
Pollo en Conserva 2004–2011 La Red
Viva la mañana 2002–2006, 2009–2010 Canal 13


Programme Network
Cross Over CCTV News
First Time (Chinese: 第一時間 CCTV-2
Look East (Chinese: 看东方 Dragon TV
Morning News (Chinese: 朝闻天下 CCTV-1 and CCTV-13
News 60 CCTV-4
Trading Hour (Chinese: 交易时间) CCTV-2


Programme Network
Arriba Bogotá Citytv
Día a Día Caracol Televisión
Muy Buenos Días RCN TV

Czech Republic

Programme Network
Dobré Ráno ČT2
Studio 6 ČT1
Snídaně s Novou TV Nova


Programme Run Network
DR Morgen 2001–2005 DR1
DR2 Morgen 2013–present DR2
Go' morgen Danmark 1996–present TV 2
Vakne up med The Voice 2010–present Kanal Fem and The Voice


Programme Run Network
Terevisioon 2001–present ETV


Programme Network
Aamu-TV YLE TV1[6]
Heräämö The Voice (also on TV Viisi[7] and The Voice radio station)[8]
Huomenta Suomi MTV3[9]
Min morgon YLE FST5[10]


Programme Run Network
La Matinale 2004–present Canal+
Le Morning Live 2000–2003 M6
Télématin 1985–present France 2


Programme Run Network Notes
Guten Morgen Deutschland 2013–present RTL Programme started as Guten Morgen Deutschland in 1987, was later renamed to Punkt 6, then again renamed in 2013 back to Guten Morgen Deutschland.
Morgenmagazin 1992–present ARD/ZDF Simulcast, weekly alternating versions produced by either ARD's affiliate WDR or ZDF, the two main public broadcasters.
Sat.1-Frühstücksfernsehen 1987–present Sat.1 Originally titled as Guten Morgen mit Sat.1 and was later renamed Deutschland Heute Morgen.[clarification needed]
Weck Up 1998–present Sat.1 Airs on Sundays only.


Programme Run Network
Good Morning Greece 1992–2011 ANT1
Proino ANT1 2011–present ANT1

Hong Kong

Programme Network
Good Morning Asia (Chinese: 亞洲早晨 ATV Home
Good Morning Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港早晨 TVB Jade
Morning Cable (Chinese: Cable早晨 i-CABLE News Channel


Programme Run Network
8:08 – Minden reggel (8:08 – Every morning) RTL Klub
Ma reggel (This Morning) 2009–present M1
Mokka TV2
Reggeli (Breakfast) –November 2011 RTL Klub
Reggel a Dunán (Morning on Danube) –2010 Duna TV


Programme Run Network
Ísland í Bítið 2004–???? Stöð 2 and radio station Bylgjan
Zúúber 2004–???? skífan TV (also aired on radio station FM 957)


Programme Network
Bazaar Morning Call CNBC-TV18
Breakfast News NDTV India
Pehla Sauda CNBC Awaaz
Tea Toast & Sports NDTV India


Note: Most of these programs are hard news in format, but are of longer duration.

Programme Network
8 Eleven Show Metro TV
Apa Kabar Indonesia tvOne
Fokus Pagi Indosiar
Indonesia Morning Show NET TV
Indonesia Pagi TVRI
Kabar Pagi tvOne
Kompas Pagi Kompas TV
Lensa Indonesia Pagi Rajawali Televisi
Lintas Pagi MNCTV
Liputan 6 Pagi SCTV
Metro Pagi Metro TV
Redaksi Pagi Trans 7
Reportase Pagi Trans TV
Seputar Indonesia Pagi RCTI
Topik Pagi ANTV



Programme Duration Network
Ireland AM 1999-present TV3


Programme Duration Network
The Morning Show with Sybil & Martin 2009-2013 TV3
Morning Edition 2013-2014 RTÉ



Programme Run Network
HaOlam HaBoker (The World This Morning) 2006–present Reshet
Channel 2
Kol Boker (Every Morning) 2004–present Channel 10
Yom Hadash (A New Day) 2006–present Keshet
Channel 2


Programme Run Network
Boker Tov Yisrael (Good Morning Israel) 1990–2003 Channel 1
Reshet Al HaBoker (Reshet on the Morning) 1996–2006 Reshet
Channel 2
Tohnit HaBoker (The Morning Show) 1996–2006 Keshet
Channel 2
Telad Coffee (Café Telad) 1997–2005 Telad
Channel 2


Programme Network
Mattina in Famiglia Rai Due
Mattino Cinque Canale 5
Omnibus La7
Sabato, Domenica &... Rai Uno
SKY TG24 Mattina SKY TG24
Unomattina Rai Uno


Programme Run Network
Good! Morning (Japanese: グッド!モーニング TV Asahi
Mezamashi TV (Japanese: めざましテレビ Fuji Television
Morning Chance (Japanese: あさチャン! Tokyo Broadcasting System
NHK News – Good Morning Japan (Japanese: NHKニュースおはよう日本) 1993 NHK
Oha Suta (Japanese: おはスタ TV Tokyo
News Morning Satellite (Japanese: ニュースモーニングサテライト) TV Tokyo
ZIP! Nippon Television


Programme Run Network
Mirëmengjesi Kosovë 2002–present RTK[11][12]


Programme Run Network Notes
900 sekundes 2004–present LNT[13] Airs Monday-Fridays.
LNT Brokastis 2014–present[14] LNT Airs weekends.
Rīts 2006–present LTV1 Relaunched as Labrīt, Latvija! (2006–2013);[15] relaunched as Rīta Panorāma (2013)[16]



Programme Run Network Notes
8 Weekly (Chinese: 城市週看) 2013–present 8TV
Assalamualaikum TV Alhijrah
Bernama Today Bernama TV
Good Morning Tai Tai (Chinese: 活力早晨) 2013–present NTV7
Hot FM AM Krew on 8TV 2007–present 8TV Live video simulcast of Radio Hot FM's breakfast show
Malaysia Hari Ini 1994–present TV3
Nasi Lemak Kopi O 2008–present TV9
Selamat Pagi Malaysia 1987–1998, 2002–2010 & 2014-present TV1
Vizhuthugal(Tamil) Astro Vaanavil
Astro Vinmeen HD


Programme Run Network Notes
The Breakfast Show 2006–2013 NTV7 Aired weekdays.
Moving On 2 1996-2002 TV2 Aired on Fridays and weekends only.
Isu Kommentar 1998–1999 TV1
Jendela Pagi 2000–2001 TV1
Sekapur Sirih 1987–1994 TV3 Aired on Sundays only
Selamat Pagi 1 Malaysia 2010-2014 TV1
Seulas Pinang 1993–1994 TV3 Aired on Fridays only.


Programme Network
Bonġu TVM
La Qomna, Qomna NET
ONE Breakfast ONE


Programme Network
Al Empezar el Dia Cadenatres
Hoy (TV series) Televisa
Hechos AM Azteca Trece
Nuestro Dia Cadenatres
Primero Noticias Televisa
Venga la Alegría Azteca Trece


Programme Network
Dobro jutro Crna Goro RTCG 1
Boje jutra TV Vijesti



Programme Network
Sabahiyat 2M 2M TV



Programme Network
Vandaag de dag Nederland 1 Combined with NOS Journaal
RTL Nieuws RTL4 Repeat of the previous evening's edition at 6:30 a.m.


Programme Network Notes
Goedemorgen Nederland Nederland 1
Ochtendspits Nederland 1
Ontbijt TV Nederland 1 produced by KRO
Ontbijt Show RTL4

New Zealand


Programme Network
Breakfast TV One
"Brunch" ChoiceTV
Firstline TV3 (3 News NZ)
Good Morning TV One
Saturday Breakfast TV One
TVNZ News Now (morning edition) TVNZ 7


Programme Network
ASB Business TV3
Breakfast Business TV One
Sunrise TV3



Programme Run Network
God Morgen, Norge! 1994–present TV 2


Programme Run Network
Morgennytt 1999–2001; since 2008
Frokost-TV 1983–1993 (Saturdays only); 2001; 2003–2008 NRK1


Programme Network
Good Morning Pakistan ARY Digital
Jago Pakistan Jago Hum TV
Meena Bazaar with Ayesha Sana PTV
Morning with Farah ATV
Nadia Khan Show Geo TV
Subh-e-Pakistan Geo Entertainment
Subah Saveray Samaa k Saath SAMAA TV
Muskurati Morning TV One
Utho Jago Pakistan Geo Entertainment
Morning with Juggan PTV Home
Ye Hai Zindagi Dawn News
Meri Subah Haseen Hai A-Plus Entertainment
Morning With Sahir A-Plus Entertainment
Masala Mornings Masala TV
Yeh Subh Tumhari Hai CNBC Pakistan


Programme Network
A Gusto TVO
Buenos Días TVN
Debate Abierto RPC
Telediario Matutino TVO
Telemetro Reporta Matutino Telemetro
Tu Mañana Telemetro
TVN Noticias AM TVN


Programme Network
Buenos Dias Paraguay Red Guaraní
Arriba Paraguay Paravisión
El Mañanero LaTele
Bien Temprano Canal 13
Día a Día Telefuturo
La Mañana de Cada Día SNT
Paraguay Noticias al Amanecer Paraguay TV
La Mañana de Unicanal Unicanal


Programme Network
A Primera Hora Frecuencia Latina
Buenos Días Perú Panamericana Television
D6A9 Canal N
Nuevo Día Perú TV Arequipa
Primer Reporte ATV
Primera Edición America Television
TV Peru Noticias TV Perú



Programme Run Network
Aksyon sa Umaga 2014–present TV5
CNN Philippines Headline News 2015–present CNN Philippines
Good Morning Boss 2013–present PTV (television)
PBS (radio)
Good Morning Kuya 2007–present UNTV
Mornings @ ANC 2006–present ABS-CBN News Channel
Newsline Philippines 2006-present SMNI
News to Go 2011–present GMA News TV
Pambansang Almusal 2011-present Net 25
Umagang Kay Ganda 2007–present ABS-CBN
Unang Hirit 1999–present GMA
Good Morning Kuya present UNTV


Programme Run Network Notes
Good Morning Club 2012–2014 TV5
Good Morning Ser 2014 TV5
Magandang Umaga Po 1986-1995 ABS-CBN Originally titled Good Morning, Philippines (1986) and Magandang Umaga (1986-1989)
Magandang Umaga, Pilipinas 1995–2007 ABS-CBN Originally titled Alas Singko Y Medya (1996–2002) and Magandang Umaga, Bayan (2002–2005)
Mornings @ GMA 1998–1999 GMA
One Morning Cafe 2007–2010 NBN, RPN, IBC (television)
PBS (radio)
Sapul sa Singko 2010–2012 TV5
Solar Daybreak 2012–2015 Talk TV (2012)
Solar News Channel (2012–2014)
9TV (2014–2015)


Programme Network
Dzień Dobry Polsko (Good Morning Poland) Superstacja
Dzień Dobry TVN (Good Morning TVN) TVN
Kawa czy herbata? (Coffee or Tea?) TVP1
Nowy Dzień (A New Day) Polsat News
Poranek TVP Info (Sunrise TVP Info) TVP Info
Pytanie na śniadanie (A question for breakfast) TVP2
Wstajesz i wiesz (You Get Up and You Know) TVN24


Programme Network
Bom Dia Portugal RTP1
Diário da Manhã TVI
Edição da Manhã SIC

Puerto Rico

Programme Station/network
Noticentro al Amanecer WAPA-TV


Programme Network
Neatza cu Răzvan și Dani (English: Mornin' with Răzvan and Dani Antena 1
Știrile dimineţii (English: Morning News B1 TV
Zori de zi (English: Morning Dawn OTV
Previziunile zilei (English: Predictions of the Day Antena 3[17]



Programme Run Network Notes
Good Morning 1986–present Channel 1 Originally titled TV-Morning (1986–1996)
Mood 1997–present TV Center
Russia's Morning Russia TV Channel
Today Morning NTV


Programme Run Network Notes
Day By Day 1998–2002 TV-6 Cancelled as a result of the shutdown of TV-6; a daytime version of the programme was also produced.
Good Morning, Moscow 1991–1997 MTK Cancelled because of MTK channel refurbishment (now "3 kanal"), replaced by Mood


Programme Run Network Notes
Beograde, Dobro Jutro (English: Belgrade, Good Morning Studio B
Dobro jutro! (English: Good Morning! 2010-present RTV Pink
Dobro jutro, Srbijo! (English: Good Morning, Serbia! 2010-present (current run) Happy TV Until 2010, it aired on TV Košava until 6:30am, when Happy TV would sign on.
Dobro jutro, Vojvodino (English: Good Morning, Vojvodina RTV 1
Jutarnji Programme (English: The Morning Show 1986–present RTS 1
Tačno 9 (English: Exactly 9) 2012-2015 Prva The Serbian version of the former RTL show Punkt 9; There is also a daily edition, called Tačno 1 (English: Exactly 1), a localized one-hour timeshifted version of the RTL show "Punkt 12". Stopped broadcasting in late June 2015 citing preparings to launch a newer format.



Programme Run Network
Asia Squawk Box CNBC Asia
First Look Asia Channel NewsAsia
Morning Express (晨光第一线) 1 September 2014–present Channel 8
The Rundown CNBC Asia
Street Signs CNBC Asia


Programme Run Network
AM Singapore 29 August 1994 – 26 February 1999 Channel 5
AM Saturday 6 September 1997 – 27 February 1999 Channel 5
Good Morning Singapore (早安您好) 6 March 1995 – 29 August 2014 Channel 8

South Korea


Programme Run Network
News Plaza (뉴스광장) May. 20th. 1991. – present KBS1
2TV Morning (2TV 아침) January. 1st. 2015. – present KBS2
KBS 8 Morning News Time (KBS 8 아침 뉴스타임) November. 1st. 2004. – present KBS2
News Today (뉴스투데이) April. 17th. 1995. - October. 19th. 1996,
April. 1st. 2002. – present
Morning Wide (모닝와이드) December. 10th. 1991. - present SBS
News Chulbal (뉴스출발) YTN
Morning Y (모닝 Y) News Y
Chulbal 640 (출발 640) News Y
JTBC News Morning & (JTBC NEWS 아침 &) September 16, 2013 JTBC
Good Morning MBN (굿모닝 MBN) March 4, 2013 MBN
Good Morning A (굿모닝 A) January 14, 2013 Channel A
TV Chosun News Seven (TV조선 뉴스 7) April 17, 2013 TV Chosun


Programme Run Network
Good Morning Korea (굿모닝 대한민국) 2011-2014 KBS2
MBC News Good Morning Korea (굿모닝 코리아) 1996-2000 MBC
MBC Morning News 2000 (MBC 아침뉴스 2000) 1996-2000 MBC
Live OBS (생방송 OBS) 2007-2009,2009-2014 OBS Gyeongin TV



Programme Run Network
Bos Días TVG
Els Matins de TV3 2004–present TV3
El Programa de Ana Rosa 2005–present Telecinco
Espejo Público 2006–present Antena 3
Informativos Telecinco Matinal Telecinco
La mañana de la 1 2009–present TVE1
La Mirada Crítica 1998–2009 Telecinco
Las Mañanas de Cuatro 2006–present Cuatro
Los Desayunos de TVE TVE1 1994–present


Programme Run Network
Las Noticias de la Mañana Antena 3
Por la Mañana 2002–2008 TVE1
Ruedo Ibérico 2004–2006 Antena 3
Saber Vivir 1997–2009 TVE1
Telediario Matinal TVE1

Sri Lanka

Programme Network
Good Morning Sri LankaChannel One MTV


Programme Network
Teleráno Markíza


Programme Run Network
Raňajojky –August 2009 TV JOJ Replaced by new project in cooperation with Fun Radio
Ranný Magazín STV


Programme Network
Dobro jutro TV SLO1


Programme Network Notes
Gomorron Sverige SVT Formerly titled SVT morgon, Rapport morgon and God morgon Sverige
Nyhetsmorgon TV4 Formerly titled Go'morron


Programme Network
RIX MorronZoo TV3
Vakna med The Voice Kanal 5
Rivstart TV6
Morrongänget Kanal Lokal Göteborg



Programme Run Network
Morning Talk (Thai: เรื่องเล่าเช้านี้) 2 June 2003–present TV3
News 5, Page 1 (Thai: ข่าว 5 หน้า 1) 1 January 2011–present TV5
This Morning at Mochit (Thai: เช้านี้ที่หมอชิต) 1 June 2009–present CH7
Pra Ram Kao Khao Chao (Thai: พระรามเก้าข่าวเช้า) 2014–present MCOT
ThaiPBS New Day (Thai: วันใหม่ไทยพีบีเอส) 30 September 2013–present ThaiPBS
Wake Up Thailand (Thai: เวคอัปไทยแลนด์) 28 February 2011–present Voice TV


Programme Run Network
Good Morning Siam (Thai: สยามเช้านี้) 1 January 2007 – 31 December 2010 TV5
Chao Khao Khon Khon Khao Chao (Thai: เช้าข่าวข้น คนข่าวเช้า) 1 April 2009 – 29 June 2012 MCOT

Trinidad and Tobago

Programme Network
CNC3 Early Morning CNC3
Cock-A-Doodle-Doo Gayelle TV
First Up C Television
Morning Edition CCN TV6
Sunrise WIN TV

United Kingdom


Programme Run Network Notes
BBC Breakfast 1983–present BBC One Known as Breakfast Time (1983–1988) and Breakfast News (1988–2000)
Good Morning Britain 2014–present ITV
Sunrise 1989–present Sky News
World Business Report November 1997–present BBC One/BBC News
BBC Business Live June 2015–present BBC News
BBC World News November 1997–present BBC One/BBC News branded as The World Today ????-2009
Weekend 2014–present ITV
Lorraine 2010–present ITV
The Andrew Marr Show 2005–present BBC One Sunday morning politics show
Soccer AM 1995–present Sky Sports 1 Saturday-morning football-based comedy/talk show
Wake Up London 2014–present London Live
The Sam & Amy Breakfast Show 2015–present Notts TV Live studio feed from Gem 106
Wake Up Bristol 2015–present Made in Bristol
Wake Up Cardiff 2015–present Made in Cardiff
Wake Up Leeds 2015–present Made in Leeds
Wake Up Tyne & Wear 2015–present Made in Tyne & Wear
Estuary News 2013–present Estuary TV


Programme Run Network Notes
5 News at Breakfast 1997–2001 Channel 5 Formerly titled 5 News Early (1997–2000)
The Big Breakfast 1992–2002 Channel 4
The Channel Four Daily 1989–1992 Channel 4
Channel M Breakfast 2007–2009 Channel M
GMTV 1993–2010 ITV licensee includes various GMTV programmes
Daybreak 2010–2014 ITV
Good Morning Calendar 1977 Yorkshire Television Is now the branding of ITV News Calendar's bulletins within Good Morning Britain
Good Morning North 1977 Tyne Tees Television
RI:SE 2002–2003 Channel 4
TV-am 1983–1992 ITV licensee Included Daybreak, Good Morning Britain, et al.

United States


Programme Run Network Notes
America's Morning Headquarters 2014–present The Weather Channel
America's Newsroom 2007–present Fox News Channel
America This Morning 1982–present ABC Formerly titled ABC World News This Morning (1982–2006)
Bloomberg Surveillance 2010–present Bloomberg Television
CBS Morning News 1982–present CBS Early morning programme formerly titled CBS Early Morning News (1982–1987); current title previously used for morning show (1963–1979)
CBS News Sunday Morning 1979–present CBS
CBS This Morning 1987–1999; since 2012 CBS
Despierta América 1997–present Univision
Early Start 2012–present CNN
Early Today 1999–present NBC
ESPN First Take 2007–present ESPN2
EyeOpener 2012–present Syndicated
Fox Business Morning 2007–present Fox Business Network
Fox & Friends 1998–present Fox News Channel
Good Morning America 1975–present ABC
Imus in the Morning 1996–present MSNBC (1996–2007)
RFD-TV (2007–2009)
Fox Business Network (2009–present)
In The Loop With Betty Liu 2013–present Bloomberg Television
Mike and Mike in the Morning 2004–present ESPNews (2004–2005)
ESPN2 (2006–present)
Morning Express with Robin Meade 2005–present HLN
Morning Joe 2007–present MSNBC
New Day 2013–present CNN
NFL AM 2012–present NFL Network
The Pulse 2011–present Bloomberg Television
SportsCenter 1979–present ESPN
Squawk Box 1995–present CNBC
Today 1952–present NBC
Un Nuevo Dia 2008–present Telemundo Formerly titled Levantate (2008–2012)
Wake Up with Al 2009–present The Weather Channel
Worldwide Exchange 2005–present CNBC

Locally produced programs featuring a franchise title on affiliates of Fox, The CW, MyNetworkTV, independent stations and associated Big Three television networks (ABC, CBS and NBC):

  • Good Day – Fox's local morning news show format is used by both stations that are either owned-and-operated or affiliated with the network (i.e., Good Day L.A. in Los Angeles, California). The programme may have a different name in several markets (e.g., Fox 6 WakeUp News on WITI in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), but the format is the same from market to market.
  • Good Morning [Region] – used by local ABC affiliates to complement Good Morning America (e.g., Good Morning Twin Tiers on WENY in Elmira, New York).
    • An earlier variant is A.M. (Region) (such as with AM Buffalo on WKBW-TV in Buffalo, New York), which was later adapted by ABC for AM America, a short-lived morning show that aired on the network for eleven months in 1975 before it chose to adapt Cleveland affiliate WEWS' local programme The Morning Exchange into the future national format for Good Morning America.
  • [Station Calls/Branding] Morning NewsTribune Broadcasting's local morning news show format usually seen on the company's Fox- and CW-affiliated stations (such as WPIX in New York City, New York; WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois; KTLA in Los Angeles, California; KCPQ in Seattle, Washington; and WXIN in Indianapolis, Indiana), though this format has also been used on Fox and CW stations – as well as a few ABC, CBS and NBC stations – not owned by Tribune (such as the Fox 25 Morning News on KOKH in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) under a more generic title form.
  • [Station Calls/Branding] This Morning – used primarily on CBS owned-and-operated stations and affiliates (such as CBS 2 News This Morning on WCBS-TV in New York City). It has been used by CBS stations for their newscasts since prior to the 1999 cancellation of the first incarnation of CBS This Morning; the name and format has also been sporadically used on non-CBS affiliates. Some CBS stations renamed their programme to The [Branding/Calls] Early Show to match the national title of CBS's 1999–2012 morning programme.
  • Today in [Region] or [Branding/Calls] Today – used by NBC affiliates to complement Today (such as Today in Central New York on WSTM-TV in Syracuse, New York); Fox affiliate WSVN in Miami, Florida brands its morning newscast Today in Florida, that station has used the title since 1988 when it was an NBC affiliate, even after the morning newscast on the market's NBC O&O WTVJ began to use the similar title Today in South Florida.
  • Wake Up – also used primarily on CBS affiliates, often with the city name after it (such as Wake Up Rochester on WROC-TV in Rochester, New York). In the example of WITI's Fox 6 WakeUp News noted above, that station has used the title since 1992 when it was a CBS affiliate, with the programme adapting to the Fox local morning format after 1995.


Programme Run Network Notes
American Morning 2003–2012 CNN
Breakfast Time 1994–1996 FX Later moved to Fox as Fox After Breakfast (1996–1997)
The Daily Buzz 2002–2015 Syndicated
The Early Show 1999–2012 CBS
The Bill Press Show 2012–2014 Current TV
The 'Lights 2013–2014 NBCSN
The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet 2007–2009 Syndicated
NBC News at Sunrise 1983–1999 NBC
Starting Point 2012–2013 CNN
The Stephanie Miller Show 2012–2014 Current TV
That Morning Show 2009 E!
Your Morning with Connie Colla and Greg Coy CN8
Your Weather Today 2001–2014 The Weather Channel


Programme Network
Lo que ellas quieren La Tele
Primera Página Globovisión
Portadas Venevisión
Un Momento Diferente Canal I


Programme Network
Cà phê sáng VTV3
Chào buổi sáng VTV1
Nhịp đập 360 độ thể thao VTV3
Tài chính Kinh doanh VTV1

See also


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Preceded by
Overnight graveyard slot
Television dayparts
6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Succeeded by
Daytime television