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Hoda Kotb Returns to ‘Today’ After Daughter’s Hospitalization

Hoda Kotb returned to her Today show post after taking a few weeks off to care for her younger daughter. On Monday’s show, Kotb took her seat next to co-anchor Savannah Guthrie to explain her absence. “My youngest, Hope, was in the ICU for a few days, and in the hospital for a little more […]

‘Today’ Co-Host Hoda Kotb Absent Over “Family Health Matter”

Today has weighed in on Hoda Kotb’s absence from her NBC morning shows. On Wednesday, co-host Craig Melvin told the Today audience that the co-host has been absent from the show due to a “family health matter” after being away from the main show since Feb. 17 and from Today with Hoda and Jenna since an […]

Al Roker Returns to ‘Today’ After “Major” Medical Scare: “I Went In for One Operation, and I Got Four Free”

For the first time in more than two months, Today anchor Al Roker returned to Studio 1A on Friday following a serious health scare. The longtime NBC weather anchor and co-host joined Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie at the show’s open, walking to the anchor desk with the help of a cane. “I have missed […]

Sadie Sink Says Telling ‘Stranger Things’ Goodbye Will Be “Scary and Sad”

Sadie Sink is addressing what no Stranger Things fan wants to talk about — the ending of the cult-classic series.  On the Today show Wednesday, the actress, who plays Max Mayfield in the Netflix sci-fi-horror drama, opened up about what it’s going to be like filming the fifth and final season.  “It’s going to be awful. […]

Barbara Walters, Trailblazing Broadcast Journalist, Dies at 93

Barbara Walters, the glass ceiling-shattering newswoman whose intimate television interviews with celebrities and world figures blended show business and journalism and induced many a tear, has died. She was 93. Walters, the first female co-host of the Today show, the first evening news anchorwoman in broadcast history and a co-creator and co-host of The View, died […]

Jay Leno Details Burn Treatment, Shares Current Condition After Gas Fire

Jay Leno seems to be in good spirits after suffering third-degree burns in a garage fire last month. In an interview with NBC News’ Hoda Kotb that aired on Wednesday’s Today show, the former Tonight Show host detailed his treatment and recovery from the fuel line incident in which his face caught on fire, as […]

Jay Leno Reveals How He Sustained Third-Degree Burns in Garage Incident: “I’m on Fire”

Jay Leno has revealed how he sustained third-degree burns in a garage fire last month. The former Tonight Show host told NBC News’ Hoda Kotb that he was injured while working on one of his vintage cars, specifically a 1907 White Steam Car. “The fuel line was clogged so I was underneath it,” Leno says […]

Al Roker Says He Feels Strong But Recovery Has “Been a Tough Slog” After Hospitalization Due to Blood Clots

Al Roker’s latest hospitalization over blood clots has “been the hardest” of his health concerns, according to the Today show anchor, but he feels strong amid his recovery efforts. Roker appeared on the Today show on Monday to give an update from his own home following a stay at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. While sharing that […]

Time Names Volodymyr Zelensky Person of the Year for 2022

Time magazine named Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky as its person of the year on Wednesday. The reveal was made on NBC’s Today program as Time Editor-in-Chief Edward Felsenthal said Zelensky had kept Ukraine in the news over the last year amid an invasion by Russian forces beginning in February 2022. “Whether one looks at this […]

Al Roker Re-Hospitalized for Blood Clots, Misses Rockefeller Tree Lighting

Al Roker has been hospitalized again for blood clots following his recent release. On Thursday morning, Today show co-host Hoda Kotb addressed the long-time weatherman’s re-hospitalization on air. “Due to some complications, he is back in the hospital and he is in very good care,” she said. “He’s resting and his doctors are keeping a close […]

Al Roker Reveals Recent Absence From ‘Today’ Show Is Due to Hospitalization With Blood Clots in Leg, Lungs

Al Roker took to Instagram Friday to share he has been hospitalized amid his recent absence from the Today show. “So many of you have been thoughtfully asking where I’ve been. Last week I was admitted to the hospital with a blood clot in my leg, which sent some clots into my lungs,” the weatherman […]

Talk-Show Halloween Costumes: ‘Barbie’ Movie, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Among Highlights

The Halloween talk-show tradition continued on Monday as the broadcast network morning and daytime hosts donned pop-culture-inspired ensembles. The hosts of NBC’s Today, the syndicated Live With Kelly and Ryan and ABC’s The View all dressed up for the holiday, with movie and TV show characters and popular musicians among the inspirations. Still, not every […]