How ‘GMA’ Covered Matt Lauer’s Firing From ‘Today’ (Video)

ABC morning show pivoted from North Korea’s nuclear program to breaking news about key competitor

Last Updated: November 29, 2017 @ 10:13 AM

We know by now that you’ve all heard Matt Lauer is out at NBC News following a “detailed complaint” from a colleague about “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace” — but did readers click over to ABC to see how “GMA” covered the “Today” show news?

If not, TheWrap‘s got you covered.

Here’s how “Good Morning America” jumped into the breaking news about its key competitor, pivoting from North Korea’s nuclear system to another kind of bombshell:

Watch more from “GMA” here, which includes a telephone interview with New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg, who first broke the news of Lauer’s ousting this morning.

“Our reporting effort is underway and it will obviously now move even a little bit faster than it already has been,” Rutenberg said when asked if the Times is prepared to report more on the Lauer sexual misconduct allegations.

Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos also welcomed Larry Hackett, the former editor of People magazine. Michael Strahan mostly stayed out of the conversation.

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