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Stop us if you've heard this before: There's turmoil on the set of Today.

This time, however, the wrath of many staffers is not aimed at Matt Lauer, but rather at the prospect of Katie Couric temporarily returning to co-anchor the morning show that made her famous.

As previously reported, the NBC program is considering re-hiring Couric this summer after Savannah Guthrie goes on maternity leave.

"Asking her to fill in for Savannah is really a disservice to [Natalie Morales and Tamron Hall],” an insider tells Radar, explaining why blasting to the show’s past could backfire:

"You already have two seasoned pros that are a part of the show, ready, willing and able to step up for Savannah."

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Katie Couric may be on her way back to the chair that made her famous.

Insiders tell The New York Post and TMZ that Today producers may bring Couric back on a temporary basis once Savannah Guthrie takes off on maternity leave. 

Guthrie announced in mid-March that she's married to Mike Feldman and is five months along with her first child.

Katie Couric on the Red Carpet

Couric is friends with Guthrie and, of course, remains very close to Matt Lauer.

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In an interview this week with Howard Stern, Katie Couric acknowledged a return to The Today Show has at least been broached between her and her former bosses.

The talk shot host worked alongside Matt Lauer for years and the morning program never really recovered from her departure, dropping to record-low ratings over the past few months.

Katie Couric Pose

"There were some cautious overtures to me to possibly come back to the Today Show but then they sort of evaporated," Couric told Stern.

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With Ann Curry long gone, with Matt Lauer facing constant criticism and with Today ratings falling each week, producers are reportedly turning to their the only woman they see as a possible savior:

KATIE COURIC!

Yes, the same Katie Couric who co-anchored the morning program from 1991-2006.

  • Katie Couric Red Carpet Photo
  • Ann Curry Us Weekly Cover

“They’re calling Katie and begging for her to return, saying the morning couch on NBC is where she belongs," an insider supposedly tells The National Enquirer. "They want her to save Matt and the show.”

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Katie Couric Biography

Couric Pic Katie Couric was a Today Show star, then a CBS News anchor and now she's headed for a talk show on ABC. Sarah Palin really doesn't like... More »
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