Lara Spencer, one of the anchors at "Good Morning America" just signed a long-term contract with ABC.
Lara Spencer has signed a long term contract with ‘Good Morning America’ making it official that she will be staying on the TV show for good. The Hollywood Reporter recently confirmed with Lara Spencer thus making the news exclusive. Lara Spencer further claimed that the measure of being content with the job one’s doing is when at 4 am one wakes up and feels happy and joyful. Spencer claimed that this decision was one that was easy for her, that she loves doing this job and also the people she works with are all great in creating a comfortable work environment. Lara Spencer said that she is thrilled to be on the team and working in it for the next few years.
Lara Spencer’s deal is consequent to a new contract with Robin Roberts. This was made in 2013 due to Sam Champion leaving the show in December. The ABC executives are planning to keep their team together so as to make this TV show the most watched one out of all the morning talk shows. There are further negotiations taking place with Josh Elliot who is considering an offer from NBC Sports whilst a month remains as part of his ABC contract. The Senior Vice President, Jeffrey Schneider, remarked that Lara Spencer is a gifted anchor and the team is extremely happy that she has signed a long term contract. Not only does she brings a lot of energy to the show but is also smart and fun to top it all, as mentioned by Jeffrey Schneider.
Lara Spencer has been a part of “Good Morning America” since 2011, serving as one of the favorite anchors on the show. She even appeared on the Academy Awards ceremony in order to cover the event for ABC news. Sources suggest that despite “Good Morning America” being Lara Spencer’s top priority, there are on-going negotiations to expand her work as part of ABC, thus it is expected that beyond the show she is also likely to appear elsewhere.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter