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ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES NEW, DIGITAL MORNING PROGRAM, ’GMA LIVE’

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by ABC News and received via electronic mail. The release
was confirmed by the sender.) 
December 7, 2012 
ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES NEW, DIGITAL MORNING PROGRAM, “GMA LIVE” 
15-Minute, Web-Only Video Addition to “Good Morning America”
Begins on Monday, December 10 at 9:15 a.m., ET on
GoodMorningAmerica.com on Yahoo! and ABCNews.com 
On Monday, December 10, ABC News will launch “GMA LIVE,” a 15-minute extension of “Good Morning America.” This daily, web-only
program will stream live across Goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo!
and ABCNews.com, following the “GMA” broadcast. “GMA Live” will
be anchored by “GMA’s” Josh Elliott, Lara Spencer, Sam Champion,
Elizabeth Vargas and Amy Robach, with special guests and
contributors from the ABC family joining the conversation. The
anchors and contributors on the show will vary daily. The
exclusive “GMA LIVE” partner is Barnes and Noble’s NOOK® HD, the
lightest and highest-resolution 7-inch HD tablet. 
“This is a chance for our gang to put their feet up and bring
everyone backstage right after we get off the air. We are going
to have a great time pulling back the curtain a bit,” said Tom
Cibrowski, “GMA” senior executive producer. 
“GMA LIVE” will stream live from GMA’s studio in Times Square at
9:15 a.m., ET on Goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! and on the
ABCNews.com live page, http://abcnews.go.com/Live/. 
WATCH: “GMA LIVE” Promo Video:
http://gma.yahoo.com/video/tv-26594281/first-look-at-gma-live-31285522.html 
From pop-culture news to trending topics and lifestyle tips,
“GMA’s” all-star team will discuss the hottest stories of the
day in a more conversational matter. Users can weigh in on the
conversation through Facebook, Twitter and dynamic survey
features accessible on Goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! and the
“GMA LIVE” page. 
“We are thrilled to launch ‘GMA LIVE’ on Goodmorningamerica.com
on Yahoo! and ABC News.com,” said Joe Ruffolo, senior vice
president of ABC News Digital. “‘GMA LIVE’ is just one more
example of ABC News’ commitment to delivering excellent content
and a live, video experience to our growing digital audience.” 
About Good Morning America:
The Emmy Award-winning morning news program, featuring the
anchor team of Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Sam
Champion, Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott, airs live Monday
through Friday from 7:00-9:00 a.m., ET on the ABC Television
Network. Tom Cibrowski is the senior executive producer of ABC’s
“Good Morning America.” 
About ABC News Digital:
ABC News Digital properties, including ABCNews.com, OTUSNews.com
and Goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo!, offer a dynamic, around-the-clock look at the news as it breaks -- bringing video into
the digital news experience like never before. It’s the online
destination for newsmaker access, investigative coverage and
exclusive footage from every big story. As part of the Yahoo!-
ABC News network, ABC News Digital content reaches over 90
million people a month. More than 50% of all news and
information videos streamed online are from the No. 1 online
news network. In addition, ABC News NOW is a 24-hour news and
information network currently available to 44 million users
across cable, broadband, and mobile platforms. 
About NOOK® Media LLC:
NOOK Media is a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble. NOOK® reading and
entertainment products make it easy to read what you love,
anywhere you like™ with a fun, easy-to-use and immersive digital
reading experience. With NOOK®, customers gain access to the
expansive NOOK Store™ of more than 3 million digital books, plus
periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV shows, and the ability
to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through
free NOOK® Reading Apps™ and NOOK® Video apps, available at
www.nook.com/freenookapps.com NOOK owners receive Always Free
NOOK® Support in any of Barnes & Noble’s nearly 700 bookstores.
Find NOOK devices in Barnes & Noble stores and online at
www.nook.com, as well as leading retailers including Best Buy,
Walmart, Target and many others. NOOK® products are available in
the United Kingdom through www.nook.co.uk and leading retailers.
For more information on NOOK®, follow us on
www.twitter.com/nookBN or www.twitter.com/nook_UK and
www.facebook.com/nook. 
ABC News Media Relations: 
Nicole Enberg (212) 456-6872 
Alison Bridgman (212) 456-1578 
Heather Riley (212) 456-4396 
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