|Wake Up With Al|
|Presented by||Al Roker & Stephanie Abrams|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Location(s)||Atlanta, New York City|
|Running time||120 Minutes|
|Original channel||The Weather Channel|
|Picture format||480i (SD)|
|Original run||July 20, 2009 – September 25th 2015|
Wake Up With Al is a morning weather program on The Weather Channel. It premiered on July 20, 2009.
Program history[edit | edit source]
The program is co-hosted by Today weather anchor Al Roker and The Weather Channel meteorologist Stephanie Abrams. Roker hosts from the Today show studio in New York City with a large touchscreen for presenting weather maps. Abrams hosts from The Weather Channel's studio in Atlanta, Georgia. MSNBC anchor Lynn Berry provides news headlines from Wake Up with Al from MSNBC headquarters in Manhattan. In addition to weather forecasts, a celeberity interview usually is aired during the program, in manner similar to Today.
Wake Up With Al runs from 6-7am eastern time A reprise broadcast airs from 10-11am for viewers in the western states containing live weather updates from Stephanie Abrams mixed with recorded segments from the original broadcast. In rare instances however, the 10 a.m. ET rebroadcast may be replaced or preempted with an entirely live telecast in the vent of an ongoing significant weather event occurs (e.g., severe weather outbreak, winter storm, hurricane threatning the United States). Wake Up With Al was slowly expanded to 530-7am and then during a reboot of TWC welcomed a 5-7am shift.
On Tuesday September 1st, The Weather Channel made a massive announcement. Announcing Wake Up With Al would air its final broadcast on Friday September 25th. Al Roker will be staying with The Weather Channel and will have a new role which has yet to be announced. Stephanie Abrams & Dylan Dryer have not announced any plans to return to The Weather Channel. The network has not yet announced who or what show will take place, but the show will be Live from The Weather Channel HQ in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Weather Channel then announced, Wake Up With Al's last day is now Friday October 2nd. Abrams will move to Atlanta and anchor AMHQ 5-10am w/ Jim Cantore. Roker & Dreyer will correspond for TWC from NYC & Atlanta.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
All times are eastern time.
- 5:00am-7:00am w/ Al Roker, Stephanie Abrams & Dylan Dreyer