‘Today’ co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager expecting 3rd child
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her third child.
The 37-year-old journalist shared the news with colleagues during Monday morning's show. The...
‘Today’ show co-anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show co-anchor Hoda Kotb's family has grown.
In a telephone call on Tuesday, the 54-year-old told her colleagues that she has adopted a second child. Hope Catherine...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kathie Lee Gifford wrapped up 11 years with NBC's "Today" show Friday with laughs, tears, Scripture and — of course — wine.
The 65-year-old host received a standing ovation...
NBC appoints Jenna Bush Hager co-host on ‘Today’
NEW YORK (AP) — Jenna Bush Hager better get her wine glass ready.
NBC appointed her Tuesday as co-host of the "Today" show's fourth hour with Hoda Kotb, and she'll replace Kathie Lee Gifford...
‘Today’ fares better than CBS after loss of male anchors
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after morning news shows at CBS and NBC abruptly lost male anchors Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer in sexual misconduct scandals, the "Today" show has done appreciably better weathering the storm.
Momentum at "CBS This Morning," the most buzzworthy morning show for a handful of years, stopped dead with Rose's firing. Last week CBS announced the exit of Ryan Kadro, the show's top executive who had worked there since its 2012 launch, leaving an uncertain future.
Kathie Lee Gifford to leave NBC’s ‘Today’ show in April
NEW YORK (AP) — Kathie Lee Gifford will put aside her morning glass of wine and step away from NBC's "Today" show in April.
NBC News chief Noah Oppenheim told staffers Tuesday morning that Gifford will leave the show after 11 years of getting up early, most recently hosting the 10 a.m. hour slot alongside Hoda Kotb and sipping plenty of reds.
NBC’s new ‘Today’ team marks 6 months
NEW YORK (AP) — Never let it be said that Savannah Guthrie doesn't have her partner's back.
Hoda Kotb left behind her glasses after a recent meeting so her "Today" show co-host scooped them up, although she's not above pointing out that they needed a wash.
NEW YORK (AP) — The bad news: You don't have a ticket to Windsor Castle to watch the wedding on Saturday of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The good news: There are plenty of options for watching it live from the comfort of your couch. Plus, it's really, really early for a lot of people.
Burt Reynolds has had his share of relationships, including with Loni Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau and Dinah Shore, but neither of those lovely ladies was the love of his life, according to a report on Entertainment Weekly.
‘Today’ show’s Kotb says authenticity got it through crisis
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Today" show's Hoda Kotb believes the program's audience bonded with her and co-host Savannah Guthrie over how they dealt with Matt Lauer's firing last November on sexual misconduct charges.
Steve Gleason jokes after Saints game: ‘Congratulations to the Vikings. I’m so in shock I can’t move’
From Steve Gleason to Hoda Kotb to Harry Connick Jr. to Reggie Bush to Lance Moore and more, celebrities, athletes and super fans reacted to the New Orleans Saints' 29-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in their own way.
ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama's thrilling national football championship victory over Georgia drew 28.4 million viewers to ESPN on Monday night, the Nielsen company said.
It was second only to the Ohio State-Oregon championship game in 2015 as the most-watched telecast ever on cable television, the company said. The game ended in overtime with a sudden-death touchdown for the Tide.
It shouldn’t matter that the newly appointed host of NBC’s “Today” show is a woman of color who was born in the ’60s.
It shouldn’t matter because she’s paid her dues. She’s been working toward this post for years; she’s a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in broadcast journalism; she’s been a news correspondent and a news anchor, and has been hosting alongside Kathie Lee Gifford for years.
27 rejections in 10 days: Hoda Kotb battled for the news career that led to ‘Today’
As far as hard-knocks origin stories go for television hosts, it does not get much better.
NEW YORK -- NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the "Today" show's first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct charges in late November.
Kotb, 53, will continue to co-host the show's fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford.
NBC names Hoda Kotb as Lauer replacement on ‘Today’
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the "Today" show's first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct charges in late November.
Kotb, 53, will continue to co-host the show's fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford.
NBC taps Hoda Kotb as permanent co-anchor of 'Today'
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- More than a month after taking over for Matt Lauer, Hoda Kotb has officially been named as his replacement on NBC's "Today."
"It's 2018 and we are kicking off the year right because Hoda is officially the co-anchor of Today," co-host Savannah Guthrie said at the outset of Tuesday's program. "This has to be the most popular decision NBC News have ever made and I'm so thrilled."
Stars light up Rockefeller tree
Will Ferrell surprised a college student with $100,000 to pay for her tuition.
The 'House' actor stunned Samantha Watts when he presented her with a cheque to cover the costs of her speech pathology course after her family fell on hard times when her father was diagnosed with cancer.
Appearing on 'Today', Will handed over a giant ceremonial check on behalf of Warner Bros. and joked to Samantha: "You can't actually cash this, OK? They'll give you a real check."
RIDGEFIELD—Samantha Watts’ college fund was eroded by her father’s cancer, but now she’s got a second chance at paying for her higher education.
Watts, a Ridgefield native and Ithica College student, appeared on the “Today” show Tuesday morning where she was introduced as one of the finalists eligible for a $100,000 tuition scholarship and asked to tell her story.
Ashton Kutcher and Jada Pinkett Smith are to present prizes at this year's CMT Music Awards.
The 39-year-old actor has joined a long list of celebrities who will give out the prestigious awards at the star-studded bash, which will take place at Nashville's Music City Centre on Wednesday (06.07.17), that celebrates folk musicians, recognizes the best music videos and television performances over the past year.
CONGRATS: Forget those “save the date” cards — “The Little Hours” co-stars Dave Franco and Alison Brie have already tied the knot.
Their reps confirmed the I-dos to People. In January, brother James Franco said the ceremony would happen “early this year,” to which 31-year-old Dave replied to E! News at Sundance, “He doesn’t know anything. He doesn’t know what he’s talking about.”
EU-REEK-A! Let’s hope Alfie Allen’s character on “Predator” fares a little better than his last one did on “Game of Thrones,” but as anyone who’s seen the original can tell you — probably not. According to Variety, Fox is rebooting the alien action flick, directed by Shane Black, and it’s already set for a Feb. 9, 2018, release. It’s set in suburbia, so there goes the line, “Hey Billy, give me a way out of this hole.” The cast includes Boyd Holbrook as the lead, with Jacob Tremblay, Trevante Rhodes, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, and Keegan-Michael Key.
‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show host Hoda Kotb says she has adopted a baby girl.
The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program said in an emotional phone interview Tuesday that she adopted a newborn and named her Haley Joy. The 52-year-old Kotb says the baby was born on Valentine's Day. Kotb says the girl is "the love of my life."
A picture of Kotb holding the baby was shown on-air.
NBC ‘Today’ show needs a host and Billy Bush needs job
NEW YORK (AP) — The fallout over Billy Bush's lewd conversation with Donald Trump has left NBC's "Today" show unexpectedly looking for help in its third hour and Bush pondering how to resurrect his career.
Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload
NBC is proud of showing every Olympics competition live online, and many on TV. So, it makes the decision to air Friday's opening ceremony via tape delay a seemingly unnecessary provocation to followers accustomed to a see-it-immediately world.
The ceremony, narrated by Matt Lauer, Hoda Kotb and Meredith Vieira, was delayed by one hour on the U.S. East Coast, four hours out West. It was not offered live online. Much like four years ago when there was a longer delay from...