The Today show plaza—long the place of concerts, hosts doing silly things, awkward chats—may be getting some sort of makeover. In his New York Times report about the show replacing its longtime director, Brian Stelter quotes an unnamed executive as saying "We’re rethinking the plaza experience."
The narrative from people who actually work at the show — that staffers are well aware of Lauer's fading likability, that Ann Curry wasn't the problem after all, and that nobody wants to tell him — counters what we've been hearing from Lauer and NBC executives.
The hosts of the Today show committed meme murder on Wednesday, and the viral dance craze died swiftly. It was one week old.
Following a segment about the Randi Zuckerberg-Facebook privacy fiasco, Savannah Guthrie, Natalie Morales, and Willie Geist revealed they approach Facebook (and, to a lesser extent, Twitter) the same way your parents do.
One day after getting savaged by New York Times restaurant reviewer Pete Wells, Flavor Town mayor Guy Fieri went on the offense, taking over the Today show to his defend his cooking.
Jim Bell, an executive producer at Today, wants you to know that "it was absolutely" his "call" to fire Ann Curry, throwing himself in front of the criticism Matt Lauer was getting from Curry fans.
Comcast cut the operating budget of the once-mighty Tonight Show a few weeks ago, and now the New York Post's Page 6 reports the once-mighty Today Show might soon go under the knife.
NBC has a funny way of making stories television ratings, talk show hosts and television rivalries sort of sexy. There's turmoil on the Tonight show, and yes, there's a Today Show joke in here somewhere.
Rep. Todd Akin appeared on Today this morning to reiterate that he isn't leaving the Missouri Senate race and also to position himself as the anti-establishment "man of the people" candidate.
While hyping her new morning talk show, Katie Couric mentioned that she's asked Sarah Palin to come on the show, an idea we support if only because they might talk about their last face-to-face, but so far, "no response" from Palin, Couric says.
The head of NBC News called out The New York Times for their recap of Ann Curry's Today Show goodbye that featured a description of a video package that never aired during the episode.
Update: Curry didn't do much to sugarcoat her disappointment during her very emotional on-air goodbye, and she focused on her love for viewers. "This is not as I expected -- to ever leave this couch after 15 years."
Savannah Guthrie, who was previously the most likely replacement for Ann Curry, has been officially offered the job of Today Show co-host.
Lawyers for Jerry Sandusky plan to appeal his conviction on the grounds that an NBC interview with the former coach, which was played for jurors, contained an editing error. Sound familiar?
The backlash over NBC's decision to remove Ann Curry from The Today Show is already starting, and the person leading the charge is an Iraq war veteran.
As The Atlantic Wire's Connor Simpson explained, Ann Curry's exit from The Today Show can be explained by her lack of chemistry with co-host Matt Lauer.
Ann Curry's days as a co-host of NBC's The Today Show are officially numbered, as The New York Times' Brian Stelter is reporting network execs want Curry out of her current role by the London Summer Olympics.
Hundreds of news outlets are picking up the story of Patricia Krentcil, a New Jersey woman who allegedly brought her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, but some outlets aren't acknowledging the obvious reason they're elevating a local news report: the woman is painfully, cringe-inducingly tan.
For the first time in 16 years, it appears ABC's Good Morning America may have finally beaten NBC's The Today Show in weekly ratings, but it wasn't the during the Katie Couric-Sarah Palin death-match. The New York Times's Brian Stelter credits the inimitable Sherri Shepherd, a member of The View's day-time debating panel.
We appear to be entering Phase Three of Sarah Palin's career: Woman stuff guru.
Katie Couric's return to morning television after her brutal stint on CBS Evening News is supposed to be a good thing, like releasing penguins back into the ocean--but her upcoming stint on Good Morning America won't do any favors for Today, her former show.
Ruth and Andrew Madoff, the wife and son of famed fraudster Bernie Madoff, in a round of interviews to promote a tell-all memoir, claimed they knew nothing of the Ponzi scheme he ran for decades until the patriarch confessed to them shortly before the truth became public.
The peppy soundtrack and glum faces drew comparisons to David Lynch
Now that Meredith Vieira's departure is official, here's who will wake up NBC viewers
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