The TV industry is stepping up to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. NBC plans to throw a star-studded telethon Friday night to raise money for the cause, while ABC is coordinating a “Day of Giving” on Monday.NBC’s hour-long telethon, dubbed “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,” will feature music by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Sting and Christina Aguilera. Matt Lauer will emcee and Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams will make guest appearances. The show kicks off at 8 PM on NBC and HBO and will also stream live on the web.
Legal eagle Savannah Guthrie appears to have landed the job as co-host on “Today.” Fueling rumors that she will be permanently taking Ann Curry’s spot, Savannah was seated next to co-host Matt Lauer Friday morning. Late this morning, NBC officially announced Guthrie as Ann's replacement.
"Today" show host Matt Lauer is staying with the NBC morning show, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t thought about walking away from it all.
"I'm honored to be on the ‘Today’ show,” gushed Stern. “I never get to be on the ‘Today’ show. Matt and I are personal friends. We sit at my house, we drink wine and we evaluate the show. We're in competition with ‘Good Morning America.’ We have to win."
Then the morning show shock jock leaped into Lauer’s lap and began smothering him with smooches.
"Today" host Matt Lauer sat down with singer Bobby Brown to talk about the last time he saw his late ex-wife Whitney Houston, when he found out about her death, and about being blamed for her drug use.
"Extra" host AJ Calloway met up with “Today” host Matt Lauer at TIME Magazine's annual 100 Most Influential People gala, where he was being honored, to talk about his recent multi-million-dollar deal to re-sign with the "Today" show.
Lauer revealed to "Extra" that he would like to use his "influence" to end the morning show ratings war. "I'm here to offer a peace treaty in those wars. I want to go back to doing the news… not being in the news."
Broadcast journalist Matt Lauer, who signed a new multi-million dollar deal last week to continue his hosting duties on the "Today" show, led The Hollywood Reporter list of the 35 Most Powerful People in Media.
The Hollywood Reporter talked with the veteran newsman about his former "Today" co-host Katie Couric, current co-host Ann Curry -- and life beyond "Today."
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."