ABC’s Good Morning America continued its weekly tribute to environmentalism, Wednesday morning, in their series with National Geographic leading up to Earth Day. This week, correspondent T.J. Holmes traveled to Quebec's Magdalen Islands to cuddle with some baby seals and scare viewers that if they’re not “doing the right thing” by following the climate change agenda, these adorable animals will die out.
All three networks spent time Wednesday hyping radical Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg being honored by Time Magazine today with their “Person of the Year” award. Journalists from ABC, NBC, and CBS all praised the “deserving” “good choice” and touted the teen “taking on” world leaders while “inspiring” other teens to become climate evangelists.
The three major broadcast networks spent time promoting radical environmental activism on Friday’s morning broadcasts. Teens and children conducted a global “strike” this morning against climate change ahead of a United Nations summit on the subject. ABC, NBC and CBS couldn’t get enough of the youths' liberal activism, gushing about the kids as young as 9 years old walking out of school to “lead the way” in the political movement.
ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan couldn’t stop fawning over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hobnobbing with her celebrity friends, on Good Morning America Wednesday. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross was on the show and gushed about how Ocasio-Cortez eases her “deep anxiety and concern” for the country under the current administration.
ABC and NBC this week have both promoted the apocalyptic, liberal series The Handmaid’s Tale as “resonate and “not just a show.” Good Morning America on Wednesday touted the use of the costumes from the program in pro-abortion protests. GMA co-host Michael Strahan gushed over two of the importance of the show, which portrays a dystopian future where women are oppressed.
After the morning newscasts of ABC and CBS spent a total of 4 minutes and 44 seconds covering the criminal indictment of California Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter in the first 36 hours since the story broke, the number increased four-fold following another news cycle, with the total standing at 17 minutes and 13 seconds as of Friday morning.
On Friday, ABC’s Good Morning America was the only network morning show to devote air time to former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s frivolous attempt to subpoena President Trump to testify in his lawsuit against the NFL. The broadcast treated the publicity stunt as serious news, with co-host Michael Strahan breathlessly proclaiming a “legal face-off shaping up” between the two men.
During a glowing softball interview with controversial rapper Common on ABC’s Good Morning America on Tuesday, the hosts applauded the singer for serving as a spokesman for Starbucks training on racial bias, but failed to question him about his violent and misogynistic lyrics. In sharp contrast, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly blasted the coffee chain’s decision to partner with the performer.
Monday on ABC’S Good Morning America, host Michael Strahan sat down with actress Jennifer Lawrence, best known for her role in the kids’ science fiction film series The Hunger Games, to plug her new film Passengers. But talk was light on the actual film and heavy on Lawrence’s political activism. After the actress defended her political commentary on being a “role model” for young girls, Strahan praised the actress for speaking out, gushing, “I appreciate you.”
In a mind blowing segment Friday morning on ABC, George Stephanopoulos, Jon Karl and Michael Strahan actually tried to rewrite the historic 2000 election and hoped no one would remember how events actually occurred. Using the opportunity to bash Trump’s comments on conceding the election, the panel laughably contrasted Trump’s behavior with the “incredibly gracious” and “patriotic” Al Gore in 2000.
On Friday’s Good Morning America, anchor Michael Strahan sat down with fourth graders from an elite private school in New York City “with big voices” who “deserve to be heard,” Strahan said. If there was any indication where this interview was going to go ahead of time, the kids were selected from an elite, cultural school in the heart of New York City whose tuition costs nearly $50,000 dollars a year and whose mission statement reads, it “guides” students “towards social justice.” Sounds like a representative sample from mainstream America.
ABC announced on Tuesday that former football star Michael Strahan will be joining Good Morning America full-time. The Live With Kelly and Michael co-host doesn’t have much a political record, unlike Democratic activist and GMA colleague George Stephanopoulos.