Strahan, Sara and Keke

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GMA3: Strahan, Sara and Keke
GMA3 (Logo).png
Also known asGMA Day
GenreTalk show
Presented by
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production location(s)Times Square Studios, New York, NY
Running time60 minutes
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 10, 2018 (2018-09-10) –
present (present)
Preceded byGood Afternoon America
Related showsGood Morning America
External links

GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke, or simply Strahan, Sara & Keke, is an American daytime talk show broadcast by ABC, which premiered on September 10, 2018. It is hosted by former NFL player and Live co-host Michael Strahan, former The View co-host Sara Haines, and actress Keke Palmer.

The show is produced as a spinoff of ABC's national morning show Good Morning America, and was originally titled GMA Day until January 2019, when it was renamed Strahan & Sara. The show was renamed again in August 2019 with Palmer's arrival as a third co-host, after having filled in for Haines.

The show does not air live, and is pre-taped in advance. In most of the country, the program is broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET (noon CT), replacing The Chew; ABC thus markets the program as airing at "lunchtime". Affiliates in the Central and Mountain time zones also have the option to air the program in alternate time slots, at 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m., to facilitate their existing noon newscasts.



Between July to September 2012, ABC aired an afternoon version of Good Morning America titled Good Afternoon America.[1] Hosted by Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer, the program filled the 2:00 p.m. schedule until September 10, when General Hospital was moved up into the timeslot, and ABC gave the 3:00 p.m. hour back to its affiliates.[2] ABC promoted the limited-run series as primarily focusing on celebrity and pop culture topics.[3][4][5] The show broke format once on July 20 to cover the 2012 Aurora, Colorado theater shooting live.


Former logo as GMA Day

On May 23, 2018, ABC announced that it had canceled The Chew, and that the program would be replaced by a new third hour of Good Morning America.[6][7] In July 2018, the title of the program was announced as GMA Day, with Michael Strahan and Sara Haines serving as co-hosts.[8]

On January 28, 2019, the show was rebranded as Strahan & Sara, with a new logo and updated studio. Variety reported that the decision was meant to partially downplay its ties to Good Morning America by placing a larger emphasis on its hosts, in a similar manner to Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda. The show's initial ratings in the first half of the season had been slightly weaker than those of The Chew, declining from a 2 million viewer average to between 1.7 and 1.9 million viewers.[9]

With Haines going on a maternity leave after the birth of her third child in June 2019, actress Keke Palmer began filling in as a co-host in the same month.[10] On July 31, 2019, it was reported that Palmer would join the show full-time as a third host, as the network said viewers had found Palmer to be an appealing co-host with good chemistry with Strahan and Haines. On August 26, 2019, it was announced that the series had been renamed once more to GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke to reflect her new role.[11][12]


  1. ^ Steinberg, Brian (2018-09-06). "Michael Strahan, Sara Haines Will Carry 'GMA' From Morning to Afternoon". Variety. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2012-06-26). "'General Hospital' To Move To New 2 PM Slot On September 10". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-10-10.
  3. ^ "Josh Elliott, Lara Spencer to Anchor 'Good Afternoon America'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-10-10.
  4. ^ The Deadline Team (May 21, 2012). "ABC Names Josh Elliott And Lara Spencer To Host 'Good Afternoon America' Run". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2012-06-26). "'General Hospital' To Move To New 2 PM Slot On September 10". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-10-10.
  6. ^ Steinberg, Brian (2018-05-23). "ABC Will Replace 'The Chew' With Afternoon Hour of 'Good Morning America'". Variety. Retrieved 2018-10-10.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2018-05-23). "'Good Morning America' Expands To 3 Hours, 'The Chew' Canceled By ABC After 7 Seasons". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  8. ^ Pedersen, Erik (2018-07-23). "ABC News Confirms Sara Haines Leaving 'The View' To Do Third Hour Of 'GMA' With Michael Strahan – Update". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  9. ^ Steinberg, Brian (2019-01-28). "'GMA Day' Gets New Title at ABC: 'Strahan and Sara' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
  10. ^ Eversley, Melanie (2019-06-10). "Keke Palmer to cohost on Strahan & Sara this summer with Michael Strahan". theGrio. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  11. ^ Swift, Andy (July 31, 2019). "Keke Palmer Joining Strahan & Sara as Full-Time Co-Host — Report". TVLine. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  12. ^ Steinberg, Brian (2019-08-26). "ABC Makes More Changes to its 'GMA' Extension". Variety. Retrieved 2019-08-26.