Which of these men is the UK’s favourite breakfast TV star?

If the implications of a new poll are to be believed, the uk’s TV watchers prefer waking up with a man than with a girl.

In a Radio Occasions record of the 20 highest UK breakfast television presenters “of all time”, the top five have one factor in standard – they are all blokes.

TV veteran Eamonn Holmes comes out on Top, ahead of Johnny Vaughan, Piers Morgan, Dan Walker and Invoice Turnbull.

Good Morning Britain’s Susanna Reid is the best ranked female presenter, coming in at number six.

Holmes, the best possible ranked male, got More Than seven Instances extra votes than Reid.

And Reid, who has been a breakfast tv presenter on account that 2004, received 582 fewer votes than Morgan, her contentious co-host on the ITV flagship express.

Morgan, conversing on Tuesday’s Excellent Morning Britain, took the opportunity to swipe at BBC rival Walker.

“Dan any individual on the BBC [is] trailing beneath me, he simplest simply beat the bloke who’s been retired from BBC Breakfast for a while (Turnbull).

“Thank You Radio Instances readers, it’s in point of fact pleasing that you simply assume I’m the most popular and loved of present breakfast presenters… my deepest sympathies to Danny Walker in his brilliant jackets and in poor health-applicable ties over on the rival convey.”

It spilled over into a Twitter spat, with Walker tweeting his congratulations to Holmes for his number one spot:

Holmes fronted GMTV from 1993 to 2005 and Sky’s Daybreak from 2005 to 2016

Morgan spoke back by using pointing out he was the number 1 present breakfast presenter in the poll.

Chris Evans, the BBC’s perfect-paid broadcaster, is ranked ninth for his work on Channel 4’s the enormous Breakfast within the early Nineteen Nineties.

Regardless Of no feminine presenters showing within the Prime five slots, they fare higher numerically within the poll total occupying 12 of the 20 places on provide.

The 19th of these is taken with the aid of the BBC’s Jill Dando, who was fatally shot on her doorstep in 1999.

Top 20 presenters with choice of votes cast
1) Eamonn Holmes (11,734) Eleven) Naga Munchetty (375)
2) Johnny Vaughan (7,397) 12) Sian Williams (341)
3) Piers Morgan (2,133) 13) Ben Shephard (317)
4) Dan Walker (2,095) 14) Penny Smith (290)
5) Bill Turnbull (1,773) 15) Charlie Stayt (222)
6) Susanna Reid (1,551) Sixteen) Kate Garraway (One Hundred Ninety)
7) Louise Minchin (910) 17) Sarah Jane-Mee (One Hundred Sixty Five)
Eight) Steph McGovern (602) 18) Anne Diamond (159)
9) Chris Evans (515) 19) Jill Dando (129)
10) Lorraine Kelly (509) 20) Sophie Raworth (128)
Source: Radio Instances

More Than 33,000 votes had been solid within the online poll, which noticed 10 present or former BBC Breakfast presenters recognized.

Tim Glanfield, editor of RadioTimes.com, welcomed Holmes’s triumph, calling him “a breakfast tv establishment and a master of reside tv”.

Holmes said in a remark: “Smartly, I’m the longest serving breakfast TELEVISION presenter of all time so I Might prefer to think that come what may you’re not best simply the longest or striking in there but it additionally equates to being rather Good at it.”

The Fifty Seven-12 months-previous thanked folks who voted “for remembering that I was once there in Just Right days and dangerous days, when the weather used to be Good, when the climate used to be bad, when the Information was Just Right, when the Information was dangerous.”

Holmes additionally had Excellent things to claim about Morgan, telling the Radio Times: “You’re Keen On him or detest him, But you can’t ignore him.

“Breakfast TELEVISION is dying as a result of individuals’s tastes and habits are changing. But Piers has said we’re going to exit kicking and screaming on this one and I Believe that’s attention-grabbing.”

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