Source: Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite After many months of rumors and criticism, Matt Lauer is speaking out about Ann Curry‘s exit from Today, the show’s struggles, and contacting Katie Couric about returning. In an interview with Howard Kurtz, Lauer said the network didn’t handle Curry’s exit very well. It was “a disaster waiting to happen.” “I don’t think the show and the network handled the [...]
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Source: Alex Alvarez / Mediaite On Thursday morning’s Today, anchor Ann Curry addressed her departure from the show, bidding viewers good-bye after 15 years on the morning program. She had been acting as co-host of the show alongside Matt Lauer for the past year. A tearful Curry admitted that this [...]
Source: The Huffington Post Savannah Guthrie has officially been asked to replace Ann Curry as the co-host of “Today,” according to multiple reports on Tuesday night. The Hollywood Reporter and The New York Times wrote that NBC News had formally offered the job to Guthrie, currently one of the hosts of the show’s third hour. Guthrie was widely seen as [...]
As Newt Gingrich inches closer to front-runner Mitt Romney ahead of South Carolina’s Republican presidential primary Saturday, he’s deflecting attention brought on by ex-wife Marianne — and charges of veiled racism in his recent comments.