Mornings (TV program)

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Channel Nine Mornings logo.png
Mornings logo
Genre Morning Show
Directed by Wayne O'Donnell
Presented by
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 620 (as of 6 February 2015)
Executive producer(s) Louisa Hatfield (2012-2013)
Natasha Daran (2014-present)
Location(s) Willoughby, New South Wales
Running time 120 minutes per episode (inc. commercials)
Original channel Nine Network
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run 6 February 2012 – present
Preceded by Kerri-Anne (2002-2011)
External links

Mornings is an Australian morning talk show on the Nine Network. The show is presented by Sonia Kruger and David Campbell and airs between 9am and 11:00am weekdays and highlights of the week on Saturday mornings.

The show premiered on the Nine Network on 6 February 2012 and features interviews, live music performances and segments on cooking, lifestyle, fashion and beauty, entertainment and a wide range of other topics. It replaced Kerri-Anne, which was originally titled Mornings with Kerri-Anne and formerly aired in the same time slot.[1] [2] The first guest on the show was actress and comedian Magda Szubanski. Mornings, along with Today went on hiatus during the course of the 2012 London Olympics


Presenter Role Tenure
Sonia Kruger Co-Host 2012–present
David Campbell Co-Host 2012–present

Wendy Kingston (Monday) and Georgie Gardner (Tuesday-Friday) are currently filling in for Sonia Kruger whilst she is on maternity leave.

Regular segments[edit]

Mornings includes a mix of lifestyle, cooking and interview segments along with advertorials. The advertorials are for products from homeshopping companies such as Danoz Direct and Global Shop Direct and are presented by Jaynie Seal.

  • Beauty with Michael Brown
  • Cooking with various chefs everyday
  • Crime with Mary-Ann Harris
  • Entertainment with Kylie Speer & Sam Rubin
  • Fashion Police with Paula Joye, Nathan Joliffe, Alex Perry, Lizzie Renkert, Jesinta Campbell and Josh Flinn
  • Health and Fitness with Amelia Burton
  • Parenting with Yvette Vignando
  • Relationships with Dr. Wendy Walsh
  • Travel with Quentin Long
  • Nine News updates with Davina Smith
  • Wildlife with David Whitehill


Mornings currently trails behind its Seven Network rival The Morning Show,[3] however in October 2012 Mornings beat The Morning Show for the first time since its launch earlier in February.[4] The Nine Network has not won the timeslot since 2008. On Australia Day 2015, Mornings had a major relaunch and rated the highest it has ever seen with an audience greater than 200,000.

Fill-in presenters[edit]

Fill-in presenters on Mornings are included:


  1. ^ "Sonia Kruger: Why I'll be funnier than KAK". 8 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^ "Kerri-Anne Kennerley speaks out about Nine replacing her with Sonia Kruger on morning show". Herald Sun. 21 November 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  3. ^ Knox, David (19 June 2012). "3.1 As Karise Is Announced As The Voice". TV Tonight. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  4. ^ Knox, David. "Mornings beats The Morning Show". TV Tonight. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 

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