How Did George Stephanopoulos Do as Host?

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Rate George Stephanopoulos on a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 is best.

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2%
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5%
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12%
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23%
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49%
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7%
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2%
 
Total votes: 43

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How Did George Stephanopoulos Do as Host?

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How do you think George Stephanopoulos did as host?

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8 from me although I probably would have gone 8.25 or 8.5 if those were choices. George seemed quite proficient at hosting and other than the slight rasp in his voice I noticed at times there was nothing else that stood out to me to cause me to be aware constantly that a guest host was in charge.

What George did not bring was any extra flair from the host. I don't have a count, but I feel like he may have been the host whose name I typed the least when archiving games this season.

I expect Robin to pick spots to insert a little more personality into the gig.

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:32 pm
8 from me although I probably would have gone 8.25 or 8.5 if those were choices. George seemed quite proficient at hosting and other than the slight rasp in his voice I noticed at times there was nothing else that stood out to me to cause me to be aware constantly that a guest host was in charge.

What George did not bring was any extra flair from the host. I don't have a count, but I feel like he may have been the host whose name I typed the least when archiving games this season.

I expect Robin to pick spots to insert a little more personality into the gig.
7 here, but same reason. I guess 7 is my average, 8 is yours? Nothing fancy, nothing terrible. Practically neutral in every way.
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Ken 9
Buzzy 8.99
Mayim 8.8
Aaron 8.75
Anderson/Guthrie/Gupta 8.25
Katie/George 8
Dr. Oz 7.5
Mike 7
Bill 6.75

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A professional whose heart just wasn't in it. He was the first guest who seemed like he couldn't wait to get through each game.

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George was fine. Some fans want a host with less personality, others want more personality. I definitely want a host with more personality (and it should go without saying that this host with personality needs to be likeable). Out of all the guest hosts so far, I'm certain George's run will be the hardest to remember a year from now because he barely added any personal flourishes to the game.

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Perfectly respectable performance but nothing to make him stand out in any way. I put him level with Katie and Anderson.

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8. Nothing bothersome, but I do agree that he could have spiced things up a bit more.

Honestly I found Bill Whitaker way more forgettable.
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I gave him an 8. Thought he was a little better than Sanjay.

Honestly, they are all running together in my head. I will be glad when S38 starts and we (hopefully) have a permanent host.

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Yeah, all these professional TV journalists have been fairly similar. They're doing fine, but nothing to really vault one over the next besides personal preference.

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This Is Kirk! wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:02 pm
Yeah, all these professional TV journalists have been fairly similar. They're doing fine, but nothing to really vault one over the next besides personal preference.
They're definitely starting to blend together. I'm finding it hard in my memory to differentiate Savannah Gupta from Anderson Stephanopolous from George Guthrie. Oz and Whitaker remain at the bottom of my list, but the middle of the pack is bunched pretty tightly.
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