'GMA' to add an afternoon weekday hour this summer

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NEW YORK (AP) — "Good Morning America" is reaching into the afternoon this summer.

ABC announced Monday that a one-hour spinoff of the morning news show called "Good Afternoon America" will premiere July 9 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. It will air weekday afternoons for nine weeks.

Anchoring the new broadcast will be Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer from "GMA." Their team of Sam Champion, Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos will make special appearances.

The network says "Good Afternoon America" will feature celebrities, musical performances, pop culture news and other reporting.

It is replacing the canceled lifestyle show, "The Revolution," which premiered in January.

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