Morning Shows' Low Moments

Clockwise from upper left: Katie Couric as Donald Trump and Matt Lauer as Paris Hilton in 2004.; "Good Morning America's 2011 Halloween show.; Actor Tom Cruise (left) arm wrestles with Matt Lauer in 2008.; "Good Morning America"-host George Stephanopoulos with Boo. Clockwise from top left: John Barret / Globe Photos-Zuma-Newscom; Ida Mae Astute / ABC; Lou Rocco / ABC; AP

Trumped Up

Katie Couric dressed as the Donald and Matt Lauer channeled Paris Hilton in a Today Halloween classic.

Pop Go the Anchors

As Europe’s economy teetered, George Stephanopoulos aped Lady Gaga’s alter ego as Robin Roberts impersonated Nicki Minaj.

Puppy Love

Bill Clinton’s former adviser is ABC’s chief political correspondent, but finds time for man’s best friend.

Gripping Interview

Matt Lauer abandoned his traditional morning banter in an effort to pin down guest Tom Cruise.