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GMA BEATS TODAY FOLLOWING CURRY’S DEPARTURE

July 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Suggesting that Ann Curry may not have been the source of the Today show’s plunging ratings as NBC executives apparently believed, ABC’s Good Morning America tied the NBC morning show in the ratings last week — the first week after Curry’s dismissal — and on Monday of this week, which was officially Savannah Guthrie’s first […]

WITH CURRY GONE, GMA BEATS TODAY

July 10, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Suggesting that Ann Curry may not have been the source of the Today show’s plunging ratings, ABC’s Good Morning America tied the NBC morning show in the ratings last week — the first week after Curry’s dismissal — and on Monday of this week, which was officially Savannah Guthrie’s first day as co-host, GMA handily […]

GUTHRIE QUIETLY TAKES OVER ANN CURRY’S JOB

July 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A day after Ann Curry was ousted as co-host of NBC’s Today show, the morning show’s news reader, Savannah Guthrie quietly took her place. There was no special welcome for her and it wasn’t until after the show had already aired that Today‘s executive producer Jim Bell issued a statement saying that he was “thrilled […]

LAUER RE-UPS FOR ANOTHER 5 YEARS ON TODAY

April 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Matt Lauer has reportedly landed a lucrative five-year deal with NBC to remain as co-host of the Today show, published reports said today (Friday). The website TMZ said that Lauer will receive “close to” the $30-million annual salary that he had demanded to stay on (he currently gets $17 million) and that informally NBC agreed […]

VIEIRA LEAVING, LAUER STAYING

May 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC confirmed today (Monday) that Meredith Vieira will be leaving as co-host of the Today show and that Ann Curry will replace her as co-anchor and Natalie Morales will move into Curry’s position as the show’s principal news reader. Savannah Guthrie is due to take over as co-host in the program’s third hour. The network […]