Matt Lauer Signs New Today Show Contract

Matt Lauer Signs New Today Show Contract

Matt Lauer is gonna stay with Today.

The embattled anchor, whose program now loses the weekly ratings battle to Good Morning America, has signed a two-year contract extension with NBC.

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Today Show Staffers: Don't Bring Back Katie Couric!

Today Show Staffers: Don't Bring Back Katie Couric!

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.

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Zac Efron on Life After Rehab: I'm in the Best Place I've Ever Been

Zac Efron on Life After Rehab: I'm in the Best Place I've Ever Been

Zac Efron has "never been this happy," he said today, and we couldn't be more excited for the gorgeous "High School Musical" star.

The 26-year-old actor sat down on The Today Show on Tuesday morning to promote his new film That Awkward Moment alongside co-stars Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan - and the topic turned to some personal issues for the hunk.

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Hoda Kotb to Leave Today?

Hoda Kotb to Leave 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.

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Today Staff, Female Viewers: In Love with Matt Lauer!

Today Staff, Female Viewers: In Love with Matt Lauer!

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.

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Morning Show-Down: Today vs. GMA vs. CBS!

Morning Show-Down: Today vs. GMA vs. CBS!

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.