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Morning TV wars heat up as NBC and CBS gain on ABC's 'Good Morning America'

Morning TV wars heat up as NBC and CBS gain on ABC's 'Good Morning America'

It took 16 years for ABC’s “Good Morning America” to end the historic streak by NBC’s “Today” as the most-watched program in morning television in 2012.

Toppling the mighty “Today” was so significant that Ben Sherwood, ABC’s news president at the time, was elevated to run parent company Disney’s entire TV operation in 2014.

But the race has tightened considerably over the last year. “Good Morning America” is still the most popular show overall in the 2016-17 TV season, averaging 4.66 to million viewers, compared with 4.56 million for “Today.”

But “Today” topped “GMA” during the week of Dec. 12 by 214,000 viewers, the NBC show’s third such win in the last six...

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