Good Morning America debuted on November 3, 1975 on the ABC network as competition to NBC's highly successful Today show.

David Hartman and Nancy Dussault began as the original anchors.

Over the years, GMA Live has expanded and changed its line up as well as its show formatting.

Since 1994 it has featured a large number of special correspondents and contributors for its various stories.

The show's format was based on ABC affiliate WEWS's highly successful local program entitled, The Morning Exchange, which discussed entertainment and daily living, proved to be popular which had gained it the attention of ABC.

After a few setbacks in its early years, GMA Live took off in the 1980s and early 1990s, holding strong ratings over its competition of other morning TV shows until 1995.

It takes advantage of the same i OS 7 tool Apple uses for its Air Drop feature, pictured right Instead of sending messages using mobile or data signal, the features lets users send messages to people in close proximity that are in Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct range - up to around 30 feet (9 metres).

Sony SRS-XB40 has a built-in multi-coloured line light, speaker lights and a flashing strobe.In December 2015, Fox announced that Tyler Perry would host and narrate a television special based on the final hours of Jesus Christ's life, broadcast live from New Orleans on March 20, 2016 (Palm Sunday), and produced by Eye2Eye Media and Dick Clark Productions.The special was formatted as a musical containing contemporary songs, and featured the procession of an illuminated cross from Champions Square (outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome) to a stage at Woldenberg Park.Since then it has generally ran in second place among morning news shows.The show airs for three hours in the morning on weekdays while the special weekend edition airs for one hour on Saturdays and Sundays.The special received mixed reviews; critics noted that some of the song selections had weak thematics and context in relation to the story of Christ, while the presentation of the special was compared to Super Bowl halftime shows by some.