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Matt Lauer's 'Today' Show Contract Extended By Nbc

By Elinor Cosgrave | 13th June 2014

Matt Lauer's contract with NBC's Today show has been extended, laying rumours to rest surrounding his dismissal. The network received a number of complaints after Lauer's co-anchor on the morning show, Ann Curry, left. However,...

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Al Roker Soiled Himself At The Whitehouse

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th January 2013

Not many people would openly admit to soiling themselves, let alone on a visit to the Whitehouse (the soiling, not the admitting), but good old Al Roker tells it like it is. And how is...

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“A Little Extra Came Out”: Al Roker Pooped His Pants At The White House

By Michael West | 8th January 2013

Well, this is embarrassing. Long-time Today show correspondent Al Roker has recalled how he was caught short during a visit to the White House, resulting in a very messy pair of pants. The 58-year-old told...

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Ambition Fulfilled: Scarlett Johansson Turns Weather Girl On The Today Show

By Hayley Avron | 28th November 2012

On Tuesday (November 27, 2012), Scarlett Johansson fulfilled a lifelong ambition.What more could the 28 year-old BAFTA Award-winning actress possibly want out of life, we hear you cry (other than maybe a Golden Globe... or...

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Carly Rae Jepsen To Perform At Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

8th November 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen and The Wanted are set to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.The international pop sensations have signed up to sing at the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday November 22,...

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Embarrassment On Today As Steven Tyler Drops The F-bomb

By Contributor | 2nd November 2012

Steven Tyler might've spent the last couple of years slouched on a chair at the judging table of American Idol, but the Aerosmith front man hasn't lost his rock and roll attitude! If rock and...

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New Today Show Host Announced: Willie Geist Takes 9am Slot

By Hayley Avron | 10th October 2012

Willie Geist has been named as the new co-host of the 9am hour of NBC’s morning show 'Today'. Jim Bell, the show’s executive producer made the announcement, revealing that Geist will start in his new...

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Jillian Michaels Tackling Childhood Obesity On 'The Biggest Loser'

5th September 2012

Jillian Michaels will return to The Biggest Loser. Michaels made the announcement on Nbc's Today show and also revealed that this time around, The Biggest Loser will be tackling the sensitive issue of childhood obesity....

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Gma Returns To No. 1 In The A.m.

17th August 2012

After falling behind NBC's Today show during the Olympics by more than 1.5 million viewers, ABC's Good Morning America has returned to the lead, taking over first place on Tuesday by a margin of 186,000...

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Defiant Ann Curry Hosts 'Today' Show With Aplomb

21st June 2012

Ann Curry has reportedly been fired from her job as co-anchor on the Today Show, just a year after her contract began. The news of her departure broke yesterday and many expected that she would...

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Micky Dolenz On Davy Jones Death: I'm Still In Shock

1st March 2012

Following the sad news of Davy Jones death yesterday aged just 66, the music world has come out in mourning for the only English member of the much loved 60s pop group The Monkees. Jones...

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Nfl Pregame Shows To Battle President Obama

8th September 2011

Sunday Night Football kicks off the season on NBC tonight on an odd note. First of all, it''s not airing on Sunday night; it's airing on Thursday night. Also, the pregame show will not be...

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Ryan Gosling 'Dirty Dances' With Al Roker

20th July 2011

Ryan Gosling dropped in on the set of the 'Today Show' on Wednesday (20th July 2011) to promote his new romantic comedy 'Crazy, Sexy, Love'. Gosling attempted to live up to hype after co-anchor Anne...

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Abe Vigoda And Meredith Vieira Dance To 'Don't Stop Believin'

9th June 2011

Abe Vigoda, the American actor best known for playing 'Sal Tessio' in 'The Godfather', made an appearance at Meredith Vieira's final 'Today' show on Wednesday (8th May 2011). Abe Vigoda joined a 'flash-mob' of people...

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Ryan Reynolds And Sandra Bullock Not An Item Says Actress

19th January 2011

RYAN REYNOLDS is not dating the OSCAR winning actress SANDRA BULLOCK, despite speculation suggesting that the pair had become an item after spending New Year's Eve together in Texas, reports the Press Association. Reynolds, who...

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Ted Williams Makes Live Today Show Appearance

6th January 2011

TED WILLIAMS, the homeless man from Ohio with the 'golden radio voice', flew into New York City yesterday (5th January 2011) to make a live appearance on this morning's 'Today Show', reports USA Today. However,...

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Meredith Vieira Says She's Not Afraid To Leave Today Show

9th November 2010

MEREDITH VIEIRA, the American journalist and current co-host of the 'Today Show', says she's not afraid to leave her job, insisting it would give her the chance to travel with her husband. Recent reports have...

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Al Roker Finishes Marathon In Seven Hours After Months Of Training

9th November 2010

AL ROKER, the weatherman on NBC's 'Today Show', finished the New York City Marathon on Sunday (7th November 2010) in just over seven hours, after training for the event since March. 56-year-old Roker's official time...

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Meredith Vieira Celebrates Running New York Marathon With Champagne

8th November 2010

MEREDITH VIEIRA, the American journalist and co-host of NBC's 'Today' show, successfully completed the 26.2 mile New York City Marathon, and was pampered with roses and champagne on her first day back to work today...

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Couric Now Targeted By Former Nbc Coworkers

10th July 2007

Not only are some of Katie Couric's coworkers at CBS News expressing criticism of her abilities as Evening News anchor ("It's damaging, and it's really tacky," Couric told New York magazine about the anonymous quotes),...

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