The Today Show
While NBC has yet to confirm who will be assuming the co-anchor spot next to Matt Lauer on a permanent basis, rumored front runner Savannah Guthrie was in Ann Curry's old seat this morning on Today. READ MORE
Not everyone is excited to see Ann Curry get the boot from The Today Show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Iraq War veteran Stephen Crowley has set up the online petition "Keep Ann Curry on The Today Show", in order to save the news anchor's gig on NBC's popular morning show.
Crowley claims to be a diehard fan of Curry's ever since she created NBC's "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair for veterans, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Crowley stated:
All of a sudden I saw this article about how they were getting rid of her. And I thought it was a stunt or The Onion or something. Some kind of fake article. READ MORE
NBC ratings darling The Today Show garnered their fourth Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program. This award breaks the talk show's tie with their rival, ABC's Good Morning America. In a year that saw GMA overtake Today in the ratings, this award has to come as a bit of comfort for the Peacock.
In a Today exclusive, set to air Wednesday and Thursday, R&B singer Bobby Brown sat down with Matt Lauer. This is Brown's first interview since the death of his ex-wife Whitney Houston. For years, many have believed Brown was responsible for getting the late songbird/actress addicted to drugs, however the New Edition member says that wasn't the case. Brown stated:
I didn't get high [on narcotics] before I met Whitney. I smoked weed, I drank the beer, but no, I wasn't the one that got Whitney on drugs at all. READ MORE
Forget about who's judging what singing competition; the morning show wars are shaping up to be network TV's bloodiest battles since Letterman vs. Leno vs. Conan! ABC's Good Morning America beat NBC's Today in the Nielsens for a second time the week ending April 27, that's twice in the past three weeks! READ MORE
Rosie O’Donnell’s debut in the “Today’s Professionals” segment on The Today Show drew headlines for her less than complimentary comments about Lindsay Lohan and for calling Donny Deutsch a “crackhead.”
In an Access Hollywood exclusive, Lohan responded to O’Donnell’s comments on Wednesday saying,
“It’s funny that someone you don’t know at all can say something so intrusive and so knowing,”
Lohan also shared with Access Hollywood how O’Donnell was one of her first interviews as a child actress.
“You know, I did one of my first interviews with her when I was little. I was so excited,” Lindsay told Shaun.
“Does this kind of change your feelings about her?” Shaun asked?
“She should base her opinions when she meets someone,” Lindsay said.