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Pippa Middleton Gives First TV Interview to 'Today' Host Matt Lauer

June 26, 2014 04:06:40

has landed the first TV interview with Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. The "" co-host jetted off to London and sat down with the 30-year-old book author on June 25.

Appearing via satellite, he teased viewers on Wednesday, "I flew overnight to interview someone who's gotten an awful lot of attention over the past two or three years, yet who has never sat down to do a television interview." Later, the party planner greeted the audience, "Hi, everyone."

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Official: Matt Lauer Extends Contract With NBC

June 14, 2014 09:06:05

is staying on NBC. The "" anchor, who is also a contributor for "Dateline", has signed a new contract that will keep him on the morning show for multiple more years. The New York Times first reported the news.

In a statement, Deborah Turness, the president of NBC News, said, "We couldn't be more thrilled with Matt's decision. As I've said many times before, he's the best in the business, and there is nobody I would rather have in the 'Today' anchor chair than Matt."

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Video: Elaine Stritch Drops F-Bomb on 'Today'

February 19, 2014 10:02:28

Elaine Stritch stunned "" hosts and viewers with her choice of word. The Broadway legend dropped an F-bomb during an interview with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford about her new documentary "Shoot Me" on Tuesday, February 18.

Gifford may have inadvertently set up the bomb by asking her about her bluntness. "Elaine, you are beloved, as much for your work - of course - but for your mouth," the TV host said. "You say whatever you want to say."

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Savannah Guthrie: I Wasn't 'Calling Out' James Franco for Excessive Selfie Use

December 28, 2013 09:12:22

Having frequently posted his self-taken photos on Instagram, has explained his selfie obsession in an article for The New York Times and mentioned "" show in the process. "I was called out on the TODAY show, and have even been called the selfie king," he claimed.

, who interviewed Franco on the show in October about his selfie addiction, later responded to the actor's statement. Clearing thing up that she wasn't calling out the "" star, the NBC News journalist said on Friday, December 27, "I was just observing that he posted a lot of selfies, which I thought was interesting. He's the best, a good author as well. The rest I'll just express in a selfie." She indeed took a picture of herself though it hasn't been posted yet.

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NBC Will Air Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Space Flight

November 09, 2013 09:11:31

Virgin Galactic's first commercial space flight will be documented by NBCUniversal. Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced on Friday, November 8 that the television network would cover his inaugural space flight on various platforms, such as CNBC, MSNBC, NBCNews.com, Syfy, in addition to a live three-hour broadcast on "" hosted by and .

Branson and his adult children, Holly, 31 and Sam, 28, will travel into space on SpaceShipTwo from Virgin Galactic's terminal at Spaceport America in New Mexico. If tests and plans go according to schedule, the rocket plane with its passengers will take off next August.

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'Today' Video: Matt Lauer and Al Roker Undergo Prostate Exams on Air

November 08, 2013 09:11:06

As an attempt to raise awareness for men's health issue, and Al Roker underwent prostate exams live on "" as promised before. On Thursday morning, November 7, the two visited Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan where Lauer's doctor of five years, Dr. David Samadi, would administer the procedure.

The routine check, which was conducted off camera, only took 34 seconds and "it doesn't hurt at all," said Lauer, who went in first. "The best 34 seconds of your life? Probably not," he added, "But if in 34 seconds a guy like this can detect something that might save your life, what are we talkin' about, it's worth it."

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Carson Daly Joins 'Today' in Permanent Basis, New Set Is Unveiled

September 13, 2013 08:09:30

"" big family welcomes Carson Daly. The television and radio personality will leave "Last Call with Carson Daly" to join the morning show where he lands a full-time gig as the host of The Orange Room, a new digital studio.

"For over a decade now, NBC has allowed me to grow and delve further into live broadcasting and producing, and I am so grateful for these opportunities," Daly says in a statement. "I'm thrilled to be joining the talented team at 'Today'."

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Video: Paula Deen Gets Tearful on 'Today' While Defending Herself Against Racist Claim

June 27, 2013 10:06:45

After canceling her scheduled "" interview last week, made her promise this time to appear on the show Wednesday, June 26. Sitting down with host , the beleaguered cook addressed the N-word issue that has landed her in hot water.

Asked if she's on the show to stop the financial bleeding suffered by several companies who invested on her, she replied, "I'm here today because I want people to know who I am." She elaborated, "The main reason I'm here today, Matt, is that it's important for me to tell you and everyone out there what I believe and how I live my life."

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Paula Deen Reschedules 'Today' Interview

June 25, 2013 10:06:53

recommits to "" interview, days after canceling her scheduled appearace on Friday, June 21. The cook is now slated to appear on the NBC morning program Wednesday, June 26. "She has told us she will be here this time," said on the show Monday.

Deen was a no-show on "Today" last week, on the same day Food Network announced that it dropped the "Paula's Best Dishes" star. The restaurateur, who is embroiled in a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by her former employee, offered her apology through a YouTube video, "I was invited this morning to speak with Matt Lauer about a subject that has been very hurtful for a lot of people and Matt, I have to say I have been physically not able to this morning. The pain has been tremendous that I have caused to myself and to others."

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'Today' Canceled Outdoor Filming After Man Attempted Suicide in Rockefeller Center

June 07, 2013 08:06:15

The "" show filming on Thursday, May 6 was marred by a suicide attempt outside the show's studio in Rockefeller Center in New York City. explained to viewers that due to the off-camera incident, a segment which was supposed to be filming outdoor had been scrapped.

The incident occurred around 7:40 A.M. EST as a man who was among the audience watching "Today" attempted to harm himself during the broadcast. Wearing a grubby gray T-shirt and a white baseball cap, the emotionally-disturbed man identified as Pak Chong Mar reportedly yelled, "The IRS ruined my life!" before he pulled out his knife.

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Video: Matt Lauer Learns 'Gentleman' Dance From PSY on 'Today'

May 04, 2013 09:05:48

didn't waste time to ask to teach him how to dance to "Gentleman" when the South Korean singer stopped by "" show on Friday, May 3. Lauer made his co-anchors laugh when he did an "arrogant" move, which involves a swaying of the hips, with one hand positioned under his chin.

Lauer even donned PSY's goofy sunglasses to show his funny side when doing another move from the "Gentleman" dance. The YouTube sensation later got other "Today" anchors, including Al Roker and David Gregory, bust out their best moves when he sang his international hit "Gangnam Style".

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Report: Ann Curry Was Bullied on Her Last Days at 'Today', Calls It 'Professional Torture'

April 19, 2013 10:04:45

It was reportedly an unpleasing moment for days leading to her "" exit. In his upcoming book "Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV", New York Times reporter Brian Stelter describes Curry's final days on the show before her dismissal last summer.

According to Stelter, the show staffers often made fun of Curry, mocking her outfit choices. One staff person says employees mocked Curry's yellow dress she wore during one episode in spring 2012, photoshopping a picture of Big Bird next to Curry and asking the team, "Who wore it best?" At another time, "several boxes of Curry's belongings ended up in a coat closet, as if she had already been booted off the premises."

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NBC Executive: There's No Plan to Replace Matt Lauer on 'Today'

March 28, 2013 03:03:49

While rumors have spread like wild fire that is being eyed to replace on "", a top NBC executive claims there's no plan for a shift on the morning program. News executive Alex Wallace said on Wednesday, March 27, "Matt Lauer is the best in the business. We want him in the 'Today' show anchor chair for many years to come."

Wallace's denial came after Deadline reported that NBC's execs had reached out CNN news anchor Cooper about replacing Mauer as the "Today" host before the end of the year. A source who spoked on condition of anonymity confirmed the news to the Associated Press, noting that the discussions were private.

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Report: Anderson Cooper Is Wanted to Replace Matt Lauer on 'Today'

March 27, 2013 04:03:28

Following long-running rumor that is in jeopardy on "", new speculation on his possible replacement arises. According to Deadline, is eyed to replace Lauer as the NBC show's host.

Rumor has it, NBC's execs have reached out to the CNN news anchor about taking over the "Today" post before the end of the year. The network has reportedly also talked to Lauer about this, but the longtime "Today" host allegedly contacted Cooper to express his disapproval which caught Cooper by surprise.

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Homeless Man Who Returned Diamond Ring Reunites With Siblings on 'Today' Show

March 26, 2013 03:03:04

Billy Ray Harris, the man who caught media attention after he returned a $4000-worth diamond ring to its owner, was finally able to reunite with his family. Harris had lost contact with his family for 16 years. "I never would've thought this. This was a total shock," he said after meeting his siblings on "Today" show Monday, March 25. The ring owner, Sarah Darling, and husband Bill Krejci were also present on the show.

"I'd been worried sick about my family since the last time I saw them. I totally lost contact with them back in the 90's. I was kind of down in the dumps, and on the verge of giving up," Harris told TODAY.com. His sister Robin Harris Williams saw him on TV after he returned Darling's diamond ring which was accidentally dropped into his beggar can on February 8.

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Matt Lauer Admits Ann Curry 'Today' Exit Wasn't Handled Well

March 12, 2013 02:03:41

talks about 's controversial departure from "" more than a half year after she left the show. Speaking to The Daily Beast, he claims, "It was a hard time for everybody. We were getting kicked around a lot. Some of it was self-inflicted and perhaps deserved."

Responding to the backlash the show received for firing Curry, the longtime "Today" host admits, "I don't think the show and the network handled the transition well. You don't have to be Einstein to know that." He adds, "It clearly did not help us. We were seen as a family, and we didn't handle a family matter well."

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Matt Lauer Still Blamed for Ann Curry's Firing, Up for Public Reconciliation

December 29, 2012 09:12:22

It's been a half year since was fired from "", but people are seemingly still angry at for causing her departure. NBC sources tell TMZ that the longtime host of the morning program receives constant harassment from people who blame him for Curry's firing.

Words are, people scream things like "You're a bad guy,"and "You got Ann fired. Does that make you happy?" when he walks on the streets of Manhattan. Lauer reportedly feels "miserable" and "abused" over the tirades, believing Curry's exit is not his fault. "It's driving him crazy. He's so unhappy," a source says.

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Scarlett Johansson Reads the Weather on 'Today'

November 28, 2012 01:11:23

has proven to the world that she is not afraid to try new things. The actress volunteered to step in for "Today" weatherman Al Roker who lost his voice from a bout of laryngitis.

Johansson, who was on the morning show on Tuesday, November 27 to promote her new movie "", raised her hand when learning that she can take over from Roker. "Miss, do you have any experience?" the show's host asked her. She replied, "I have a lot of experience with weather. Yes," adding "This is my dream come true."

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'Today' Appoints Don Nash as New Executive Producer

November 15, 2012 09:11:37

NBC has announced a new producing team of "". On Wednesday, November 14, the network officially named Alexandra Wallace, the executive producer of "Rock Center With ", as executive in charge of the morning program, which means she will have executive oversight of the show.

Wallace has appointed Don Nash to replace Jim Bell as "Today" executive producer. Nash, who has been the show's senior broadcast producer for the past seven years, will be responsible for all four hours of "Today" program content and will lead the broadcast's management team and program staff starting December 1.

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Official: Jim Bell Leaves 'Today' to Be Full-Time Olympics Producer

November 14, 2012 03:11:50

NBC has confirmed Jim Bell's impending departure from "". In a statement released on Tuesday, November 13, the network explained that Bell would leave his position as the morning show's executive producer to serve as the full-time executive producer of NBCUniversal's coverage of the Olympic Games.

"There is no doubt that Jim is the right person to be our Olympic production leader into the future," said NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus, whom Bell will report to in the future.

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Matt Lauer May Leave 'Today' Show Too

April 07, 2011 11:04:32

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