“Today” show cohorts Matt Lauer and Al Roker decided to return to their glory days when they rode the luge track in the 2006 Winter Games in Torino… by doing it again in Sochi!
Whoops! Al Roker overslept Tuesday morning and missed his early show, “Wake Up with Al” on The Weather Channel.tweeted at 5:41 AM.
“Extra’s” AJ Calloway sat down with the “Today” show staple Al Roker, who opened up about the show’s recent personnel shakeup and about his weight loss journey, chronicled in his new book, “Never Goin’ Back: Winning the Weight Loss Battle for Good.”
Host Matt Lauer re-signed his deal with NBC's "Today," cementing his spot at the number one morning show for an amazing 800 weeks in a row!
The NBC morning host made this announcement Friday on the program, saying, "This is my family, this is my show... let's keep going."
"Today's" Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Kathie Lee Gifford showed support for their colleague Hoda Kotb as she launched her new book, "How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer and Kathie Lee."
Meredith Vieira came to the defense of her friend and co-host, Matt Lauer, saying that allegations of Lauer's marriage being in trouble were "a bunch of lies."
Now, "Today" co-hosts Al Roker and former host Bryant Gumbel are speaking out, agreeing that the whole troubled marriage story was rubbish.
Meredith Vieira is fired up and coming to the defense of her "Today" co-host Matt Lauer, over allegations that he cheated on his wife Annette.
"I know what the truth is -- and it's just a bunch of lies," Vieira tells "Extra."
Al Roker isn't taking the bait.
After Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag were bumped from the "Today" show Monday, Pratt took to his Twitter to post nasty messages.
Wrote Pratt, "@alroker WEATHERMAN I thought you were out of town today getting your stomache [sic] stapled again?"
"Folks, stay on the high road in dealing with people who toss anger and hate here on Twitter. Don't stoop to their level," he wrote Tuesday morning.
Roker and the MTV reality couple had their first run-in last June. After a contentious interview, Roker wrote on Twitter, "Heidi and Spencer are an interesting couple. famous for... being infamous. Bad and vacuous behavior. I think we're at minute 11 of their 15."