Josh Elliott Out, Amy Robach in on Good Morning America After Shakeup

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Josh Elliott is leaving Good Morning America to join NBC Sports, while Amy Robach will replace him as co-anchor, ABC announced in a memo Sunday.

ABC News president Ben Sherwood confirmed that he had been contract talks with Elliott for several months and were not able to agree to terms.

While "we worked hard to close a significant gap between our generous offer and his expectations ... Josh felt he deserved a different deal," he said.

As a result, Elliott "chose a new path," but Sherwood went on to add that, "I want to thank Josh for his many contributions to GMA and ABC News."

Amy Robach, who revealed in October that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer following an on-air mammogram, will co-anchor the show.

She, Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos will be at the desk.

"We always knew Amy was special and we have all been especially inspired to watch her battle breast cancer with grace and determination," Sherwood said.

"Indeed, she thrilled us with two weeks of memorable dispatches from Sochi anchoring our Olympic coverage ... all between chemo treatments."

"Amy will be a fierce, formidable full-time addition to our GMA team."

Elliott marks the second departure from the popular morning show in recent months. Meterologist Sam Champion left the show last December.

What do you think of the shakeup? Comment below!

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I never really liked the latest format. I want news in the morning and GMA had become more variety/gossip show. I switched to CBS This Morning.


I never really liked the latest format. I want news in the morning and GMA had become more variety/gossip show. I switched to CBS This Morning.


Love Amy Robach! She has been apart of the Gma team for nearly 2 years so it's good to know she will be there full time.


Well he is not on par with what Robin earns. She was a ESPN anchor for years and made her mark in broadcasting.What are his credentials and did he want to make as much as George or just what the BLACK WOMAN was given.


After Sam left, I stopped watching the show so whatever happens next will not affect my decision.