Michael Strahan will be leaving his popular TV show Live! With Kelly and Michael to ABCs Good Morning America show full time.
The president of ABC News, James Goldston made the announcement in a memo to staff (via Variety)\ on April 19.
"Michael has been a stellar addition to the broadcast. Over the past two years on GMA, he’s proven to be a tireless and versatile broadcaster with an incredible ability to connect with people, from veterans to American pop culture icons and newsmakers,"
"He will end a four year run as Kelly Ripa’s co-host on Live!, where he has honed his skills as an interviewer with genuine warmth and a quick wit. At GMA, he’ll now have even more opportunities to tell stories that inspire, inform and empower people," the statement read.
Reports say Michael will start full-time at GMA in September but there is no date for his final Live show yet.
His co-star Kelly Ripa has yet to make comment.