Savannah Guthrie got a major career boost in June of 2012. Just in time for the Summer Olympics, she was named co-anchor of The Today...

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Savannah Guthrie kicked of St. Patrick's Day in grand style this morning.

By chugging some green beer on air? No way, the Today Show co-anchor can't do that these days... because SHE'S PREGNANT!

Savannah Guthrie as Co-Anchor

Guthrie shocked viewers by making this announcement alongside colleagues Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist and Al Roker, telling them she is "four months along" and, oh yeah, one more thing:

She got married over the weekend!

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Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, and the rest of the anchors at NBC's Today celebrated "No Makeup Monday" by ... well, you can most likely figure it out.

As part of the "Love Your Selfie" series, the trio went makeup-free with Natalie Morales, Tamron Hall, Willie Geist, Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Carson Daly.

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Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer go makeup free on the Today Show February 24, 2014.
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Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer: No Makeup!

1. Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer: No Makeup!

Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer go makeup free on the Today Show February 24, 2014.


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2. No Makeup Monday on Today

The faces of NBC's morning show go makeup free on Today February 24, 2014.


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The anchors go makeup free on the Today Show February 24, 2014.


Matt Lauer: No Makeup!

4. Matt Lauer: No Makeup!

Matt Lauer wears no makeup on Today, Monday February 24, 2014.


Savannah Guthrie: No Makeup!

5. Savannah Guthrie: No Makeup!

Savannah Guthrie in no makeup, as part of a Today Show special feature Monday, February 24, 2014.


Kathie Lee Gifford: No Makeup!

6. Kathie Lee Gifford: No Makeup!

Kathie Lee Gifford in no makeup, as part of a Today Show special feature Monday, February 24, 2014.


"Did it get pale and pasty in here or is it just me" Lauer joked.

No Matt, it's not just you. But you are still a sexy beast, man.

With no foundation or bronzer available, some of the journalists admitted that appearing on high-definition TV was more challenging than everyday life.

"There's a difference in walking around your neighborhood without makeup and then being on national TV without makeup," Hall said this morning.

"TV is a little less forgiving," Savannah Guthrie confirmed.

Kotb copped to wanting a little something to feel more like herself. "I like to have lipstick on," she said. "If I have nothing on, but I have lipstick, I feel better."

Kudos to Today for doing this even if it was difficult and potentially causes Matt severe PTSD. Check out other celebrities without makeup below:

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Perhaps to draw attention away from her show's tumbling ratings, or the fact that everyone hates co-anchor Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie has dyed her hair red.

The Today reporter joked about the change on air today (It's my natural color - not!") and received compliments from colleague Natalie Morales ("We love it!"), while Al Roker cracked that he once also went with some red locks.

Compare the old Guthrie to the new Guthrie now and decide which you like best:

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Savannah Guthrie has dyed her hair red. Do you prefer the new color or the old color on this reporter? View Poll »

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What the heck is going on at The Today Show?

A couple days after Al Roker clearly took a shot at Matt Lauer for how he handled the firing of Ann Curry (despite NBC's denial), the beloved weatherman once again took it upon himself to make a few headlines during a segment.

This time, while Lauer and Savannah Guthrie slow-danced and then talked about the 35-year anniversary of Elvis Presley dying, Roker made a silly face and simply stared into the camera... and stared... and stared... and stared.

Perhaps producers think the program can top Good Morning America in the ratings game by challenging its viewers to a staring contest once per week. Watch the shenanigans unfold now:

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Somewhere, Ann Curry might be smiling right about now.

Not only has The Today Show's replacement of this co-anchor with Savannah Guthrie NOT resulted in a ratings spike, but the program lost to rival Good Morning America by over 300,000 total viewers during Guthrie's debut week behind the desk.

Savannah Guthrie on Today

Moreover, according to New York Post sources, Guthrie has developed severe headaches as a result of her promotion.

“She goes to a doctor two days a week for treatment of the migraines, and is required to wear dark glasses when she’s not on set,” said this Page Six insider. “The pressure of taking over after Ann’s execution is taking its toll.”

The journalist is not expected to miss any time as a result of these injuries, and will most definitely be traveling to London with Today for the upcoming Olympics. She remains a trooper, saying the mole.

“You would never been able to know anything was wrong by watching her at work."

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Savannah Guthrie to the rescue? Not after one installment of The Today Show at least.

The new anchor's debut episode was met with a resounding response by her program's chief rival this week, as Good Morning America scored its first ratings win on a Monday since 2006.

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Fast affiliate numbers show GMA garnering an advantage of 6,000 households over Today in the key demographic of 24-54-year olds (1.68 million over 1.674 million), along with a 356,000 lead in total viewers (4.425 million over 4.069 million).

It's very, very early, but the dismissal of Ann Curry certainly has not paid immediate dividends for NBC.

It looks like the 100 Meters at this month's Olympics won't be the only race that network is heavily invested in this summer.

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It was confirmed on Friday, but made official this morning: Savannah Guthrie is the new co-anchor on The Today Show.

"It truly is a new day around here," veteran host Matt Lauer said to kick of today's installment. "I'm pleased to be sharing this new day with Savannah Guthrie, who after several years of playing a great role on this program, takes a step forward this morning and joins us as co-anchor of Today."

Guthrie responded by saying it was an "honor" to be sitting alongside Lauer.

Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer

The new co-host, of course, replaces Ann Curry, who was fired in the messiest manner possible by NBC.

Recent rumors suggest that Lauer played a prominent role in his former colleague's ousting, as The Today Show has been seeking a scapegoat for its dwindling ratings.

Watch him introduce Guthrie in the following video and react: Are you looking forward to her Today Show reign?

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It felt all but official this morning, but NBC finally and formally announced that Savannah Guthrie will be the new co-anchor of Today.

Savannah Guthrie debuted Friday but no mention was made on-air.

She had been rumored to be the network's preferred replacement for Ann Curry, who had fallen out of favor with executives and Matt Lauer.

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Ann Curry's farewell speech yesterday ended her 14-year tenure at Today, but she only served as Lauer's co-anchor for the last 12 months.

Rumors of NBC firing her began surfacing late last week.

Today executive producer Jim Bell released a statement announcing Savannah's new position, lauding the journalist's unique skill set.

Guthrie "has a one-of-a-kind combination of sharp wit and approachability," Bell said, adding that Today viewers continually "value [Guthrie's] journalistic skills and legal background just as much as her humor and charm."

Bell added of Savannah, "She can effortlessly go from interviewing the Secretary of State to jumping Olympic-sized hurdles on the plaza."

What do you think? Who'd you rather watch? VOTE BELOW!

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If you tuned in to NBC's Today for the first time Friday and observed Savannah Guthrie alongside Matt Lauer, you'd never have known Ann Curry existed.

The morning show opened with Guthrie and Lauer behind the desk, minus the usual voiceover announcing the anchors or graphics identifying them.

Matt and Savannah simply launched right into the news.

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Even at 9 a.m., when Savannah Guthrie typically handles the bulk of the show's content, there was zero mention of the shakeup, which became official with Ann Curry's farewell speech on Today not even 24 hours prior.

Instead, she, Lauer and Al Roker segued from a Maroon 5 performance to local news, weather and Guthrie running solo on the first segment of the hour.

She later was joined by Roker and Natalie Morales, who was reportedly in the running to replace Curry (which could have led to Matt Lauer's divorce).

Though Guthrie (pictured) is presumed to be Curry’s successor, especially after what we witnessed today, NBC has yet to make an official announcement.

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