Report: Matt Lauer WILL Be Fired If Today Show Continues to Suck

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Matt Lauer Fired!

According to a new report, the odds of seeing that headline are increasing by the day.

Sources tell Radar Online that new Today Show producer Alexandra Wallace has made it very clear: Lauer will be a goner if program ratings do not improve.

Matt Lauer Today Show Photo

The Today Show has always been considered a cash cow for the network," says this insider. "It dominated the morning news ratings for years and brought in millions of dollars in ad revenue.

“But if viewers continue preferring Good Morning America over The Today Show that revenue will decrease and cuts will have to be made."

And if this major move is made?

“The replacement is likely to be Willie Geist," adds the source. "He has been wildly popular with viewers and the crew since he was named co-host of the third hour of the show."

Last Wednesday, Today lost to GMA by 1.3 million viewers, the largest gap in 10 years.

NBC News President Steve Capus has defended Lauer against blame for the ratings decline, making it interesting to see what happens if it really does continue.

What do you think? Should Lauer be fired?

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Matt Lauer has become a bore! Please step aside for Willie Gist before you crash & burn.

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I believe Matt has always done a great job ! With the addition of Savannah it has gotten much better. That is the only morning show I will ever watch. You go Matt & Savannah !!!!

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Have not watched theToday Show since Ann Curry was fired. Guess I am not the only one.

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I kind of see Matt Lauer as a genuine man. But, maybe he does have a negative attitude. Or, he is just not that interesting as others are.

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Matt Lauer needs to be fired. I find him to be arrogant and so full of himself. I watch "GMA" and love the show. They all get along so well and it is like a family. The co-hosts treat each other with respect. To me, Matt talks down to the women. Sorry!!!

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I watch the Today show every morning as I get ready for work. I make my husband change it if he is watching something different. I love Matt Lauer and the entire cast of the today show. Do not fire my Matt Lauer. I will watch a different show or none at all.

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As I told you before Matt.......KARMA will get you !!!!!
Today needs to bring back Ann and then watch your ratings sky rocket. You are aging by the second Matt.

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Goodby and don't let the door hit you in the a$$

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Stop it Stop it now Matt is the best. As for Ann she was always playing with her hair. She was a mess. Without Matt take the show off the air. He is my friend I have coffee with each morning if he is out I have it with Al another cutie.

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IT DOES NOT MATTER WHO YOU PUT IN THERE THE SHOW JUST STINKS - AND NETWORK TV IS PLUMMETING IN THE RATINGS IN GENERAL BECAUSE THE OTHER TV CHOICES ARE ALL BETTER THAN THE TRIPE THE NETWORKS PROVIDE 24 / 7