Jenna Bush Hager confirmed that she is pregnant by debuting her baby bump on NBC's "Today Show" on Tuesday morning. The daughter of former President George W. Bush is expecting her first child with husband Henry Hager.
The 15th annual world famous Christmas tree lighting ceremony "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" will telecast live on NBC and livestream online on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 8/7c. Guests scheduled to appear include "American Idol" judge Mariah Carey, "The Voice" mentor Cee-Lo Green, Disney star Victoria Justice, Chris Mann, Rod Stewart, Academy Award host Billy Crystal and Bette Milder. The Radio City Rockettes and The Muppets will also appear. The event will unveil a holiday ornament-trimmed and well-lit Norway Spruce tree that is approximately 80 feet tall and weighs almost 10 tons, according to NBC. The tree was estimated to be 80 years old. It is reportedly decorated with 30,000 lights and topped with a Swarovski crystal star.
Matt Lauer's absence on the "TODAY" show last week was considered a "relief" for the show's production crew and staff. "The energy is just so much lighter and not as tense while Matt has been on vacation this past week," an anonymous source from the show told Radar Online. "Everyone has breathed a sigh of relief. The crew just works better together, things just flow a lot easier, and no one is looking forward to Matt returning."
President Barack Obama led the annual moment of silence for the World Trade Center attacks on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Every television network around the country aired the tribute live on air except NBC's "TODAY" show, which instead decided to air an interview with Kris Jenner discussing her latest boob job.
At 8:46 am, the exact time the first plane hit one of two buildings that made up the Twin Towers in 2001, the President and First Lady led the remembrance from the White House. NBC's New York City local affiliate aired Kardashian's intervuew live.
Katie Couric has criticized the TODAY show for Ann Curry's dismissal. The former TODAY show anchor who worked with Curry at CBS Evening News says she felt"terrible" for the firing and admits that she "felt really bad for Ann," in an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer. "I still don't understand why they didn't give her a sort of a proper send-off," Couric said. "Ann did some extraordinary work during her time there. It was just not the best chapter in the TODAY show. It made me sad for the institution."
On Aug.16's "Today Show," things turned uncomfortable for host Matt Lauer when he was unexpectedly called out on live television by weatherman Al Roker.
During an interview with two Olympians, where Roker and newest co-host Savannah Guthrie were also present, Lauer had queried the United States rowers on some of their biggest traditions.
Ann Curry will return to NBC's "Today" show to report live from Aurora, Colorado. Curry will cover the tragic mass-shooting that took place at a movie theater during a midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" in the Denver suburb, according to Huffington Post. Curry will anchor a special edition of "Dateline" tonight at 9:00 p.m., and co-host the network's weekend editions of "Today" on Saturday and Sunday with Savannah Guthrie. Curry will also report on this ev...
NBC's new Today Show host Savannah Guthrie, who took Ann Curry's seat next to co-host Mark Lauer last week, is said to be suffering from severe migraines due to stress from her new job. The 40-year-old famously took Curry's former spot in the morning show, but the pressure has apparently taken its toll on her. According to the New York Post, a source claimed that Guthrie feels pressured after taking over Ann and that she had seen a doctor several times a week for her headaches.
Ann Curry leaving the "Today" Show created a great slump in ratings for the morning talk show. Savannah Guthrie became the new co-anchor on "Today," and viewers are proving that the transition is not welcomed. Ann Curry's former talk show on NBC was beat by ABC's "Good Morning America," by 357,000 viewers last week, according to Nielson Co.
Savannah Guthrie started her new job Monday, as Matt Lauer's co-host on NBC's "Today," replacing Ann Curry who held the position for a year. Guthrie had previously worked as NBC's chief legal analyst. The 40-year-old anchor told the Associated Press that it was a privilege to have one of those uncommon jobs that "you can describe as fun and actually mean it."