'Today' Hosts After Megyn Kelly: "We Are Starting a New Chapter"

Hoda Kotb, flanked by Craig Melvin and Al Roker, opened Kelly's former 9 o'clock hour with a message from the NBC News team.

The Today show moved on without Megyn Kelly on Monday.

At the top of the 9 o'clock hour of the flagship NBC News morning show — the time slot formerly occupied by Megyn Kelly TodayToday co-anchor Hoda Kotb announced that the news team would be starting a "new chapter" in the show's third hour.

"We are starting a new chapter in the third hour of our show," said Kotb, who was flanked by Craig Melvin and Al Roker. Co-anchor Savannah Guthrie, who is reporting live from Pittsburgh in the aftermath of Saturday's deadly synagogue attack, also appeared via video during the message. "We want you to know that the entire Today family will continue to bring you informative and important stories just as we always have."

Megyn Kelly Today was officially canceled Friday, following a two-episode tape delay while the NBC News host was said to be negotiating her exit from the network amid controversy surrounding her on-air blackface remarks. The announcement came in a one-sentence statement to the media.

NBC News did not reveal who will host the hour moving forward, except to say that it will be anchors already in the Today family.

"Megyn remains an employee of NBC News and discussions about next steps are continuing," Kelly's attorney Bryan Freedman said Friday of the ongoing talks.