'Today' show's Al Roker misses 1st Thanksgiving Day Parade in 27 years; leaves hospital after blood clot scare
"Today" show star Al Roker was released from the hospital where he'd been admitted for blood clots. He opened up about how thankful he was to be home with his family for Thanksgiving.foxnews.com
The Atlantic Announces NBCUniversal News Group as Exclusive Media Partner of The Atlantic Festival
NBC News journalists Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Craig Melvin, Harry Smith, and Kelly O’Donnell to moderate festival interviews with EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan, Senator Marco Rubio, Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall, and the cast and producers of American Rusttheatlantic.com
Jessica Simpson shares why she got rid of her scale, no longer weighs herself
The performer and designer revealed to Hoda Kotb during an appearance on the “Today” show that her previous struggles with body image issues have resulted in her throwing out her scale so she can simply focus on her health without the added stress of maintaining a certain target weight.foxnews.com
‘I’m in 100%’: Simone Biles is hopeful that pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics can still be held
Simone Biles joined Hoda Kotb on the TODAY Show to discuss her preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. Like many Olympians, Biles has extended her training by a year for the pandemic-delayed games. “We are in a pandemic so we’re kind of ready for whatever life throws at us at this point so we’re training as if and whatever happens, happens,” Biles said. Adapting to the threat of COVID-19, Biles recently had to shift to virtual training with cameras set up through the gym while her coach was in quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus. With the Olympics underway amid a spike in cases, Biles is patiently waiting to hear the committee’s decisions regarding the event and safety protocols to be implemented.
Hoda Kotb Shares Behind-the-Scenes Look at Empty Post-Coronavirus 'Today' Show Studio
Hoda Kotb is bringing fans into her morning routine as she prepares to co-anchor the Today show. The 55-year-old journalist took to her Instagram early Friday morning to share a video of herself walking through the NBC morning show's empty studios. Kotb is one of the few staff members still going into work in the 30 Rock studio amid the coronavirus pandemic. All the doors are open so that you don't have to touch the handles," Kotb shares while wearing her mask around the building. She also shares a look into doing her own hair for the morning show with a massive hair straightener brush.
Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker Reunite in Person to Film the 'Today' Show Outdoors
Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker are together again! The Today show co-anchors reunited in person on Tuesday's episode, both reporting live from Hudson, New York. Guthrie proved her point when the camera zoomed out to show Roker standing near her, while still adhering to social-distancing guidelines. pic.twitter.com/i10xFFlwCs TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 23, 2020Roker took to Instagram to mark the special day, sharing a few socially-distanced selfies with Guthrie. "So good seeing @savannahguthrie in person here on @todayshow live from #hudsonny"Both Roker and Guthrie began working from home in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Some New York news shows back, but many hosts work remotely
Monday represented a key phase in New York City's reopening, with many offices bringing employees back for the first time. Despite the CBS and Fox moves, most news employees continue to work remotely, and the television programs that originate here have a patchwork of approaches that have quickly become familiar. A majority of the show hosts on MSNBC including Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist of Morning Joe work remotely. Other morning shows have varied approaches. Hoda Kotb of NBC's Today show has worked out of that show's Rockefeller Center studio, but most of her colleagues are at home.
Hoda Kotb Is 'Bummed' She May Have to Postpone Her Destination Wedding Due to COVID-19
Hoda Kotb is lamenting the fact that she may have to cancel her wedding due to the coronavirus. The 55-year-old Today show co-host appears virtually on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, and reveals that her planned nuptials with Joel Schiffman may have to wait. "Being cooped up, you know right away if you chose right. "I was totally shocked... We went on our usual vacation. RELATED CONTENT:Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie on Working From Home and Parenting During Social Distancing (Exclusive)Hoda Kotbs Fiancee Joel Schiffman Makes His Romantic First Today Show CameoHoda Kotb Announces Engagement to Joel Schiffman: 'I Was Totally Shocked'
Jennifer Lopez Is 'Heartbroken' Over Her and Alex Rodriguez's Wedding Being Delayed
Jennifer Lopez is profoundly disappointed over the postponement of her wedding to Alex Rodriguez. "I'm a little heartbroken because we did have some great plans, but I'm also like, you know what? "But at the same time, we had a lot of plans for this summer and this year," Lopez continued. Knowing me, it will be a big production of some sort," she said of her and Rodriguez's first dance. RELATED CONTENT:Inside Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez's At-Home WorkoutJennifer Lopez Says First Dance at Wedding to Alex Rodriguez Will Be a 'Big Production' (Exclusive)Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Share Photos Cuddling at Home Amid Quarantine
Mama we made it: With 3 graduates this year, Pearland family gets a shoutout from the Today show
PEARLAND, Texas The Keeton family from Pearland has a lot to celebrate this year with three graduates in the family. Jasmine Keeton graduated with her Masters degree in engineering management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Her daughters, Jadean and JoyLynn also graduated this year from college and high school respectively. While the coronavirus pandemic may have dashed their dreams of walking on stage to collect their diplomas, they received a special graduation surprise from the Today show when they got a shoutout from host Hoda Kotb. Watch their sweet story in the video above.
Hoda Kotb Interviews Doctor About 'Encouraging' Coronavirus Vaccine News
Hoda Kotb was excited on Monday morning to share some "encouraging" news about the work being done to create a vaccine for the coronavirus. The Today co-host interviewed NBC News Medical Correspondent Dr. John Torres about the results of the first human trials for a potential vaccine. "This is very encouraging," Dr. Torres agreed. Breaking news on the search for a coronavirus vaccine. pic.twitter.com/Td4w43Hgxk TODAY (@TODAYshow) May 18, 2020Kotb then asked when the public can expect a potential vaccine if the other trial phases go well.
Kathie Lee Gifford Returns to the 'Today' Show, Opens Up About Her Dating Life
Kathie Lee Gifford is back on Today. The former Today With Kathie Lee and Hoda co-host returned to the show's fourth hour on Tuesday, where she dished all about her new life in Nashville -- and stepping into the dating pool. "Kathie Lee is happier now than I remember her," Hoda Kotb told Jenna Bush Hager at the top of the interview. Still, Gifford said it was "lovely" returning to New York -- and seeing her old friends at Today on Tuesday. RELATED CONTENT:Kathie Lee Gifford Dances and Cuddles Up to Insurance Agent Randall Cronk at Concert in TennesseeKathie Lee Gifford Reacts to Hoda Kotb's Baby No.
Jenna Bush Hager Officially Returns to 'Today' Show Following Maternity Leave
Welcome back, Jenna Bush Hager! "Y'all, if you didn't know, Jenna Bush Hager is back from maternity leave. RELATED CONTENT: Jenna Bush Hager Gives Birth to a Baby Boy! Embed Code RestartSavannah Guthrie Visits 'Today' Show Co-Host Jenna Bush Hager and Her Newborn Son: PICSJenna Bush Hager Gives Birth to Her Third Child: See the Baby Boy! Jenna Bush Hager Reveals the Reason Why Her Setup Between Sister Barbara and Prince Harry Didn't Work
Carson Daly Shocks 'Today' Co-Hosts by Announcing His Wife Is Pregnant With Baby No. 4:
Carson Daly is going to be a father of four! The 46-year-old Today co-host surprised his colleagues on Friday by announcing the news live on the air. Siri Daly, my incredible wife, she is gearing up for a big spring because thats when shes going to give birth to fourth and newest member of the Daly family, Carson said as his co-hosts gasped and jumped up to hug him. Thats right, shes pregnant. I prefer to be pregnant when someone else on our team is pregnant, so this works out great, Dreyer told Carson.
Hoda Kotb Returns to 'Today' After Maternity Leave and Savannah Guthrie Couldn't Be
It's safe to say Hoda Kotb was missed on the Today show while she took a maternity leave. The couple is also parents to their 2-year-old daughter, Haley, whom they adopted in February 2017. And I was also excited to come back, and I thought to myself, when I watch Haley now and I watch Hope, I think, 'I'm 55 and I get to be with them.' Guthrie shared a few snaps on Instagram of herself and Kotb, gushing, "She's here!!!!!!! There are a few other people that wanted to share how happy they were about @hodakotb's return from maternity leave!
Hoda Kotb Announces Her Return to the 'Today' Show Following Maternity Leave
The couple is also parents to their 2-year-old daughter, Haley, whom they adopted in February 2017. "You guys, I'm so excited," Kotb says in a video to her followers about returning to the Today show. "I'm not gonna lie, this has probably been the best summer of my entire life with these two kids. Kotb also called in to the Today show on Tuesday, and told her team how much she missed them. "One of my fav days of the summer," Kotb captioned adorable photos of Calvin and Haley playing together.
Kelly Clarkson Teases New Talk Show With Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 'Cool' Set
Kelly Clarkson is giving fans a gleeful sneak peek at her new set. "Oh my god, I'm excited!" Finally, she pointed excitedly to the neon purple sign toward the back of the cozy talk show set that read "The Kelly Clarkson Show." The Kelly Clarkson Show premieres Monday, Sept. 9 on NBC. RELATED CONTENT:'The Kelly Clarkson Show': What to Expect from the Singer's New ProjectKelly Clarkson Offers Advice to Taylor Swift Following Scooter Braun DramaKelly Clarkson Shuts Down 'Fake News' That She's 'Taking Weird Pills' for Weight LossKelly Clarkson Wants Her Son to Marry John Legend's Daughter (Exclusive)
Star-studded sendoff for late comedian Joan Rivers
Star-studded sendoff for late comedian Joan Rivers Celebrities and loved ones attended the memorial service for late comedian Joan Rivers on Sunday. The service was held at Temple Emanu-El, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Howard Stern, Rosie O'Donnell, Hoda Kotb, Whoopie Goldberg and Sarah Jessica Parker were among the celebrities in attendance.cbsnews.com