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HIGHLIGHTS OF ABC NEWS' "GOOD MORNING AMERICA" FOR MARCH 1-7, 2010

The following report highlights the programming of ABC News' "Good Morning America" and "Good Morning America Weekend" during the week of March 1-7, 2010. "Good Morning America" is a two-hour, live program anchored by Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos. Juju Chang is the news anchor and Sam Champion is the weather anchor. The morning news program airs MONDAY-FRIDAY (7:00-9:00 a.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. Highlights of the week include:

MONDAY, MARCH 1 - "Countdown to the Oscars" profile: Danny Elfman; Deborah Roberts previews "Before They Were Famous"; Brady Barr (National Geographic Channel's "Wild West"); inside the mind of a criminal.
 
TUESDAY, MARCH 2 - Cameron Mathison interviews "The Bachelor" Jake Pavelka in his first interview with the woman he chooses; "GMA" reveals the dancing pairs for the new season of "Dancing with the Stars"; chef Rocco DiSpirito cooks (low-fat, low-cal meal makeunders); workplace contributor Tori Johnson with the top five job search mistakes.
 
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3 - Singer Tim McGraw performs; Robin Roberts' "Red Carpet Challenge" dress revealed; "Your Family's Health: Teen Drinking" with Dr. Richard Besser; consumer correspondent Elisabeth Leamy with a Family Savings Makeover
 
THURSDAY, MARCH 4 - Actor Tom Hanks; John Walsh ("America's Most Wanted" 1000th episode); "Countdown to the Oscars: Your Three Words"

FRIDAY, MARCH 5 - Robin Roberts and Sam Champion will anchor from Hollywood, bringing viewers the glamour of the Academy Awards: Exclusive looks inside the Governor's Ball and on the Red Carpet; Sam will try to learn "Avatar's" Na'vi language; Chris Connelly's Oscar predictions; and from Times Square Studios in New York, Barbara Walters' interview with Mo'Nique (previews her 29th and final Oscar night edition of "The Barbara Walters Special")

"Good Morning America Weekend" is a one-hour program anchored by Kate Snow and Bill Weir. Ron Claiborne is the news anchor and Marysol Castro is the weather anchor. Check local listings for time. Highlights include:

SATURDAY, MARCH 6 - "Your Three Words" features submissions from this year's Oscar nominees, including Gabby Sidibe (Best Actress, "Precious"), Kathryn Bigelow (Best Director, "Hurt Locker") and Maggie Gyllenhaal (Best Supporting Actress, "Crazy Heart"); inside the "Independent Spirit Awards"

SUNDAY, MARCH 7 - Marysol Castro live from the Kodak Theater Red Carpet. "GMAW's" "Weekend Drive" segment with Oscar nominee Jeff Bridges.

 Jim Murphy is the senior executive producer and Tom Cibrowski is the executive producer of ABC News' "Good Morning America."
 
 ABC Media Relations: Alyssa Ziegler Apple (212) 456-1624 / Natalie Raabe (212) 456-2418