ITV Breakfast

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ITV Breakfast Broadcasting Limited
ITV logo 2013.svg
Based in The London Studios,
London, England, United Kingdom
Broadcast area National
(Breakfast 6:00am - 9:25am)
First airdate 1 January 1993
(as GMTV)
6 September 2010
(as Daybreak)
28 April 2014
(as Good Morning Britain)
Owned by ITV plc
Website Good Morning Britain
Lorraine
CITV

ITV Breakfast Broadcasting Limited (previously known as GMTV Limited) is the national ITV breakfast television licensee,[1] broadcasting in the United Kingdom. It became a wholly owned subsidiary of ITV plc in November 2009.[2]

GMTV, as an on-screen brand name, ended on 3 September 2010, with the newly rebranded ITV Breakfast launching new weekday breakfast programmes Daybreak and Lorraine on 6 September 2010. In March 2014, it was announced 'Daybreak' had been axed amid poor ratings. The programme was replaced on Monday 28 April by Good Morning Britain, reprising the original name of ITV's early morning breakfast programme. The Lorraine segment has not been affected by the changes.

At weekends, ITV Breakfast airs children's programming, a simulcast of CITV Breakfast, under the CITV brand, as well as Weekend with Aled Jones.

In May 2014, the franchises main programme was renamed Good Morning Britain.

Current ITV Breakfast presenters (1993-present)[edit]

  • Lorraine Kelly (1993-present) (Lorraine; Monday-Friday)
  • John Stapleton (1994-present) (Good Morning Britain; Wednesday/Stand-in Presenter)
  • Kate Garraway (2000-present) (Good Morning Britain and Lorraine; Thursday (GMB only)/Stand-in Presenter)
  • Ben Shephard (2000-2010, 2014-present) (Good Morning Britain; Monday-Friday, except Wednesday)
  • Ranvir Singh (2012-present) (Good Morning Britain; Friday/Stand-in Presenter)
  • Aled Jones (2012-present) (Weekend; Saturday, and Sunday)
  • Sean Fletcher (2014-present) (Good Morning Britain; Monday-Friday)
  • Charlotte Hawkins (2014-present) (Good Morning Britain; Monday-Wednesday, and Friday)
  • Susanna Reid (2014-present) (Good Morning Britain; Monday-Thursday)

Former ITV Breakfast presenters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GMTV - National Breakfast-time". Ofcom. Retrieved 2007-06-01. 
  2. ^ "ITV buys remaining 25 pct stake in GMTV". Interactive Investor. 2009-11-26. Retrieved 2013-03-05. [dead link]

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