Fate - or Comcast, really - has given Matt Lauer a chance to redeem himself at The Today Show.

With parent company Comcast making various cuts at NBC, many associated with the program are now wondering whether the anchor will pull a Jay Leno, as The Tonight Show host recently slashed his salary by 10 percent in order to save employees at that program.

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Savvy viewers noted it: Ann Curry did not look Matt Lauer in the eye during his farewell speech to her on Curry's final day as The Today Show co-host. She also barely acknowledged his hug.

Now we know why: according to an Us Weekly source, Lauer was "100 percent behind Ann leaving" the morning program after just one year, with the reporters "really icy to each other" in the days leading up to the official ousting.

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