‘Thrilled’ Deborah Roberts Lands HUGE New Anchor Position

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Al Roker’s beautiful wife Deborah Roberts took to her Instagram just an hour ago to share some exciting news regarding a HUGE new anchor position she landed. The 63-year-old admitted she was both “thrilled” and “humbled” to step into her new position. And, she was SO happy she got to share this fantastic news with her 251K followers on Instagram. What new anchor position did Deborah Roberts land? Keep reading for the exciting new career details!

“Thrilled” Deborah Roberts Lands HUGE New Anchor Position

Sharing a stunning photo of herself standing next to 20/20 host, David Muir, Deborah Roberts shared incredible news with her followers. She had officially landed a new anchor position. She was officially the co-host of ABC’s 20/20. 

Deborah Roberts shared: “I have some news to share. I am thrilled and humbled to step into the role as co anchor @abc2020 alongside my friend and colleague @davidmuirabc”

We are proud to carry on the tradition of in-depth reporting on this venerable newsmagazine which has revealed truths and opened hearts and minds for 46 years, beginning with the great Barbara Walters and Hugh Downs. It is the thrill of a lifetime to travel the path which Barbara cleared for women like me who dreamed of reporting meaningful and life changing stories.”

Al Roker’s wife noted she was humbled to have landed the opportunity to keep the legacy of ABC’s 20/20 going. And, she looked forward to working with David Muir. This announcement is huge as Deborah is the first co-anchor to be announced since Amy Robach was terminated back in January of this year.


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Her Followers React To Exciting News

In just an hour since the news broke, Deborah Roberts’ post was liked over 10,000 times. Her post also accumulated nearly 2,000 comments. Her followers — and her colleagues — were so excited for her. Moreover, everyone seemed to agree she was a PERFECT choice for the position. Here’s what some had to say in the comments of her post:

  • “Just so beyond excited for you — and for us. This is so fantastic!”
  • “This looks like a James Bond movie poster.”
  • “Congratulations Deborah!! There is never a substitute for talent and hard work and you have excelled at both.”
  • “Truly deserved!!! Congratulations!!”
  • “Exactly where you should be. Congratulations! It’s always wonderful to see good things happen to good people.”

Most agreed the right decision was made. And, that Deborah Roberts has worked hard for years and earned this position. Even David Muir popped into the comments to make it known he looked forward to standing behind Deborah. He penned “Let’s Go” in the comments with a heart emoji and several exclamation points.

No one in the comments thought this was a bad decision.

What do you think about Deborah Roberts as the new co-anchor of 20/20? Share your thoughts in the comments. And, keep coming back to TV Shows Ace for more TV news!

Allie Johnson

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