Tag: Ann Curry

Ann Curry Almost Appeared in Emmy Award Comedy Sketch Mocking her Exit from Today Show

Ann Curry almost appeared in an Emmy Award comedy sketch on Sunday night which mocked her exit from NBC's Today show. The sacked host was reportedly "totally game" to make appearance with the cast of Modern Family which jokes about replacing its youngest actress Aubrey Anderson-Emmons who plays Lily Tucker-Pritchett (daughter of Cam and Mitchell) in the sitcom.

Matt Lauer: 'Today' Show Ratings Sink as Host Is Called 'Anchor Animal'

Matt Lauer doesn't take losing well. ABC's "Good Morning America" is set to beat NBC's "Today" show in ratings for the third consecutive week (after 16 years of "Today" being on top), and Lauer is allegedly so sensitive, he doesn't want anyone uttering the rival show's name around him.

NBC 'TODAY' Ratings Continue to Decline Despite Savanna Guthrie Switch and Firing Ann Curry

After replacing forming TODAY co-anchor Ann Curry with Savannah Guthrie in a bid to boost ratings, NBC executives may be feeling the hurt Curry displayed in her emotional final show. Ratings for the former no.1 morning show continue to decline despite exclusive rights of the 2012 Olympics. NBC's biggest rival, ABC's "Good Morning America" is expected to land the no.1 spot for the third week in the row according to a report.

Ann Curry Fired: Katie Couric Responds, Feels "Terrible" For Curry

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."
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