Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV by Brian Stelter

By Brian Stelter

Like invoice Carter chronicling the overdue evening wars in his vintage The past due Shift, famous person New York Times reporter Brian Stelter finds all of the dish and grime at the back of the well mannered smiles and perky demeanors of morning tv in his much-anticipated...


When the United States wakes up with personable and captivating hosts like Matt Lauer, Robin Roberts, and George Stephanopoulos, it's demanding to visualize their exhibit bookers having to protect a guest's resort room all evening to avoid rival indicates from poaching. yet that's simply a part of the serious fact New York Times employees author Brian Stelter unearths in most sensible OF THE MORNING--a gripping examine the main aggressive time fit in tv, entire with Machiavellian reserving wars and manic habit via the manufacturers, executives, and stars.

Stelter is behind the curtain as Ann Curry replaces Meredith Vieira at the Today convey, simply to be fired a 12 months later in a fiasco that made nationwide headlines. He's behind the scenes as Good Morning America launches an assault to dethrone Today and finish the longest consecutive successful streak in morning tv background. And he's there as Roberts is clinically determined with a crippling disease-on what might be the happiest day of her career.

Featuring specific fabric approximately present and prior morning stars like Katie Couric and all of the significant avid gamers of the 2000s, most sensible OF THE MORNING illuminates what it takes to win the AM, whilst each viewer counts, a whole lot jobs are at the line, and countless numbers of hundreds of thousands of bucks are at stake. one of the questions Stelter solutions for the 1st time: Why did NBC quite choose to oust Curry from her chair? What was once her substitute Savannah Guthrie's response? was once Matt Lauer particularly at fault?

So seize a cup of espresso, relax, and detect the darkish facet of the sunlight

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