He will join ABC News’ Amy Robach on the early afternoon program, which has been rebranded “GMA3: What You Need to Know” in light of the coronavirus and associated hard news.
Holmes will begin co-anchoring Monday. Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News’ chief medical correspondent, will also take on a prominent role, appearing on the show frequently.
Robach, who co-anchors “20/20”, has been delivering medical and current events news in the 1 p.m. Et slot once held by Michael Strahan, Sara Haines and Keke Palmer since the coronavirus pandemic began. The hour has seen a number of rebrands, from “GMA Day” to “Strahan and Sara” to “GMA3: Strahan, Sara and Keke.”
When the pandemic began, the hour became “Pandemic: What You Need to Know.