When Is Robin Roberts Returning to Good Morning America?

Jan 14 2013, 9:58am CST | by

When Is Robin Roberts Returning to Good Morning America?
Photo Credit: TV Guide

Robin Roberts | Photo Credits: Donna Svennevik/ABC

Robin Roberts says it's "a matter of weeks, not months" until she returns to the air on Good Morning America.

The co-host appeared on Monday's show, updating her health status in an interview from her apartment, and said she expects to be back on the air sometime in February.

"I'm coming home," she said. "We're talking now a matter of weeks, not months."

Roberts has been absent from Good Morning America since August, when she left to have a bone marrow transplant to treat a rare blood disorder. She said Monday that her most recent follow-up exam showed no abnormalities. "I'm so happy to be sharing this news with everybody," Roberts told the GMA audience. "We're going to take it step by step."

Golden Globes: Fashion Hits & Misses

The first step will be a "dry run" next week, when Roberts will visit the show's Times Square studio and go through her hair and makeup routine. "My skin is very sensitive and so we have to see how it reacts to the studio lights. My vision is still a little blurry from the treatment," she explained. "All of this is getting better day by day so that is the next step."

See all the top moments from the Golden Globes

After the dry run, Roberts plans to sit down with her doctors to talk about moving forward, keeping in mind additional factors, like her weakened immune system and the unusually high incidence of flu this season. Roberts said she has a specific date in February in mind for her return, but is keeping that private for now.

Still, she's taking her recovery one day at a time.

"I am excited, but there's a range of emotions," Roberts said Monday. "I haven't been live on television since the end of August. My heart is beating so fast right now but, you know what? It means I'm alive. I'm alive and I'm so grateful to be excited as I am and I can't wait to be back."

Watch Roberts' interview below:

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Watch More News Videos at ABC | 2012 Presidential Election | Entertainment & Celebrity News

View original When Is Robin Roberts Returning to Good Morning America ? at TVGuide.com

Other Links From TVGuide.com

Source: TV Guide

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Facts
Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Facts
The Bill Cosby sexual assault case is to proceed into its preliminary stages. The #1 Black American comedian in the Land of Opportunity is beset by accusations that are very serious in their severity as far as crimes of passion are concerned.
 
 
Fox launches 201 Days Of The X-Files
Fox launches 201 Days Of The X-Files
Fox is broadcasting all X-Files episodes in the lead-up to the premiere of the new X-Files in 2016.
 
 
Harry Shearer is Returning to the Simpsons
Harry Shearer is Returning to the Simpsons
The voice actor left the show in May over contract dispute. He has now signed the same contract as the other voice cast of the show. Shearer will be back for the 27th and 28th season of the "Simpsons"
 
 
David Letterman Talks Life After Retirement
David Letterman Talks Life After Retirement
After all these years of having someone make calls for me, i can no longer operate a telephone, the former host of the "Late Show" says