In 'Morning Glory,' a highly caffeinated young producer of a national morning TV show urges her two aging and cranky co-hosts to get outside their comfort zone to reverse their dismal ratings. Too bad this comedy fails to take its heroine's advice because the movie never sneaks away from a comfy sitcom mode.
Turning points and character reveals arrive on cue, a romance blooms, fades and resuscitates as expected, and never once does the movie dare to confront its actual subject: the fate of news in the age of YouTube and TMZ. It merely recycles 1987's Broadcast News with only a single reference to YouTube.
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