Michael Strahan Is Leaving 'Live' for 'Good Morning America'

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The former football player and sports analyst is exiting the show that launched his career as a daytime personality and beginning full-time duties at "GMA."

Michael Strahan is saying goodbye to Live and hello to Good Morning America.

The former football player and sports analyst is exiting the show that launched his career as a daytime personality and beginning full-time duties at Good Morning America in September.

"I look forward to continuing to work with the incredible team at GMA," Strahan told The Hollywood Reporter. "My time with LIVE with Kelly and Michael has been transformative, and my departure will be bittersweet. Kelly has been an unbelievable partner, and I am so thankful to her and the entire team. I am extremely grateful for the amazing support I've received from all of the fans."

Strahan has been working at GMA a few days a week for the past two years. He replaced longtime host Regis Philbin in 2012.

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