Katie Couric: Being Wooed for Today Show Return?
Excerpts from a new book have been released and they echo a previous report regarding Ann Curry and her firing from Today:
Might Hoda Kotb be trying to jump off a sinking ship?
With ratings continuing to spiral for Today, and with Matt Lauer under constant siege by the press, sources tell Entertainment Weekly that Hotb has been talking to other networks about job possibilities.
The ratings are down.
The host might get fired.
Don't believe everything you read about Matt Lauer and Today.
So says executive producer Don Nash, who recently sat in on a focus group filled with women and heard their response to the question of what would cause them to stop watching the NBC morning program.
With Matt Lauer facing unending criticism, and the decision to sloppily fire Ann Curry still reverberating around NBC, Today has lost its stranglehold in the ratings game.
Led by George Stephanopoulos and a returning Robin Roberts, Good Morning America is on top for the first time on ages, while Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell are pretty much just hanging out at CBS.
Just when you think things can't get worse for Matt Lauer...
According to the latest issue of Us Weekly - which features Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn on the cover - the embattled Today Show host was asked awhile back to help select one of three female producers to come in and turn around the program's dwindling ratings.
How would you like to wake up to the bluest eyes on television?
With Matt Lauer receiving more criticism than ever this week for the firing of Ann Curry - a New York article states their personal feud led to Curry's ousting - Deadline reports that Anderson Cooper was recently approached to replace Lauer as lead anchor of Today.
A new cover story in New York magazine seeks to expose the mess that has led The Today Show to its lowest ratings in year.
And while author Joe Hagan reports that Matt Lauer nearly left for ABC last year, the most explosive passages document that anchor contentious relationship with Ann Curry.
Is Maria Shriver returning to the Today show?
That's the rumor going after the former NBC fixture reported from the Vatican on the program this week, leading the network to explore a permanent deal.
We actually have Today Show news that does not involve the possible firing of Matt Lauer.
But we really, really, really wish that were not the case.