Piers Morgan to co-host Good Morning Britain

comments
Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan

TV personality Piers Morgan has been confirmed as a permanent member of the 'Good Morning Britain' presenting team.

Piers Morgan has been confirmed as a permanent member of the 'Good Morning Britain' presenting team.

The 50-year-old TV personality is to co-host the show alongside Susanna Reid three days a week from November, having guest hosted the show on a number of occasions earlier this year.

Piers said: "I am very excited at the prospect of waking up at 3am every morning, and even more excited by the thought of how annoying Susanna is going to find me after a few months.

"'Good Morning Britain' is a great show with a terrific team on and off screen. I'm looking forward to it enormously."

Piers also confirmed the news on Twitter, joking that his new co-host may not be looking forward to the prospect.

He wrote: "BREAKING NEWS: It's official - I am joining @GMB as co-host with @susannareid100 from November. Brace yourselves Britain.

"Just arrived @ITV @GMB to be greeted by @susannareid100 in a dressing gown, high heels & semblance of a grin. Or may have been a grimace. (sic)"

The announcement comes shortly after Piers confirmed he'd been in talks to present the show, but revealed his involvement was being delayed by his appearance in a paid ad campaign.

He previously said: "I like 'Good Morning Britain'. I had a great time doing it and I may as well tell the truth about it. We've been talking about me having a more permanent slot there, which I would really enjoy because it was really good fun.

"But the problem was created by I did a big advert for Camelot the National Lottery but there's a bit of a clash if you do a commercial and you're doing a news current affairs show, as 'Good Morning Britain' is classified.

"We're trying to work through it and if we do then you'll be waking up to me in the morning."

Comments

Post a comment