Behind The Scenes Of Good Morning America: George Stephanopoulos

July 23, 2012 Updated Jul 23, 2012 at 7:42 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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July 23, 2012 Updated Jul 23, 2012 at 7:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK CITY, NY (WKBW) Today we meet the more serious anchor amongst the group, George Stephanopoulos. He may seem a misfit when the talk on Good Morning America turns to Justin Bieber or Tom Cruise's divorce.

George Stephanopoulos is a former Rhodes scholar with a Masters in Theology, who served as a senior advisor to President Clinton. He's used to work that requires lots of preparation, but when he joined GMA, he had to learn to let some of that go.

George doesn't expect he'll ever be known as the funny one on GMA. Politics are still his main thing, especially in this presidential election year. He's kept his second job hosting "This Week" on Sundays, and between preparing for that show, and providing political reports for ABC's "World News". George often turns down invitations to hang out with his GMA co-stars.

George says he typically starts his day at 2:30 AM and is at the office by 3:30. "Right after the show I take a break, I work out, take a little bit of a nap," Stephanopoulos says.

And speaking of naps, George's co-worker Lara Spencer shares a GMA secret.

Tune in tomorrow for that.