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Guthrie Gave Trump 'One of His Toughest Grillings'

'You're not someone's crazy uncle,' she told him

(Newser) - Thursday night was a tale of two town halls but while President Trump and Joe Biden both had a lot to say, in their own ways, some commentators say the winner was Savannah Guthrie, who moderated the NBC Trump town hall. The Today co-host is being praised—and criticized—for... More »

Biden, Trump to Hold Dueling Town Halls

NBC News announces it will host the president's event, prompting instant online backlash

(Newser) - After it was announced that the second debate between President Trump and Joe Biden, originally set for Thursday, was canceled due to Trump refusing a virtual format, Biden decided to do his own town hall that night in Philly instead, to air on ABC News. Now, NBC News reports that... More »

NBC's Guthrie Has Eye Surgery After Freak Accident

Toddler son accidentally hit her with a toy train

(Newser) - "It's kind of funny, kind of not." That's how Today show anchor Savannah Guthrie last month described the unusual predicament she's in, per the Hill : Last fall, her 3-year-old son accidentally struck her in the eye with a toy train, and her vision has been... More »

After Chat With Drew Brees, Tears From Hoda

'Today' show co-host got emotional over Saints QB's $5M donation to Louisiana to fight virus

(Newser) - On Thursday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees made a big announcement : He and his wife, Brittany, would be donating $5 million to the state of Louisiana to help its citizens get through the coronavirus pandemic. The next day, he chatted with Hoda Kotb on the Today show about his... More »

This Is What Late-Night TV Hosts Are Doing at Home

Still entertaining us, thankfully

(Newser) - Like almost every other part of daily American life, late-night TV has been sent into a tailspin , though its hosts seem to have settled into their work-at-home routines. Today notes that even though most late-night programs have put production on hold, several hosts posted their monologues online Tuesday, keeping the... More »

NBC Announces 5 Moderators for First Debate

Dems' debate will air on NBC stations across the country, 'a rarity'

(Newser) - The first Democratic presidential debate is a little more than two weeks away, and the moderators have been announced: Rachel Maddow, Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, and Jose Diaz-Balart of Telemundo. The debate, which will take place in two parts on June 26 and 27 in Miami, will air... More »

Native Elder: Student Should Say Sorry, but 'I Forgive Him'

Nathan Phillips appears on 'Today' the day after Covington teen Nick Sandmann

(Newser) - Wednesday was Nick Sandmann's day to appear on the Today show; today was Nathan Phillips'. The Native American elder, who's been caught in the middle of a maelstrom after his interaction with the Covington Catholic High School student at the Lincoln Memorial over the weekend, had his moment... More »

Robin Wright Finally Speaks on Spacey: 'I Didn't Know the Man'

'House of Cards' actress says Spacey was 'great' to her, but that they 'never socialized' outside work

(Newser) - What did Robin Wright know about the alleged dark side of House of Cards co-star Kevin Spacey? Not much, per the actress' interview with Savannah Guthrie on the Today show. "We were co-workers, really," Wright said in a clip that aired Monday morning. She noted they had a... More »

Matt Lauer's Replacement Is a Familiar Face

Hoda Kotb joins Savannah Guthrie, making all-female Today Show team

(Newser) - Hoda Kotb's morning just got a lot less leisurely. NBC News on Tuesday announced the 53-year-old would be replacing Matt Lauer as co-anchor of Today. She'll join Savannah Guthrie during the program's initial two hours and retain her slot with Kathie Lee Gifford during hour four. The... More »

Pregnant Savannah Guthrie: I'm Skipping Olympics

She's the highest-profile NBC employee to opt out so far

(Newser) - Today co-host Savannah Guthrie is pregnant with her second child—which means she won't be heading to Brazil to cover the Olympics this summer. "I’m not going to be able to go to Rio, so you’ll have to go to beach volleyball without me," she... More »

Rand Paul Gets Snippy With Today Host

Accuses Savannah Guthrie of 'editorializing'

(Newser) - He's only a day into his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and Rand Paul has already gotten heated during an interview. When Today host Savannah Guthrie mentioned Paul's shifting views about Iran, foreign aid to Israel, and defense spending during an interview this morning, Paul responded,... More »

Today Show Staff: We Don't Want Katie Couric Back

Or Meredith Vieira, for that matter: insider

(Newser) - With Today co-host Savannah Guthrie pregnant, execs are thinking of asking Katie Couric or Meredith Vieira to return and fill in during Guthrie's maternity leave—and staffers aren't exactly welcoming either back with open arms. Staffers see the idea as "a disservice to [co-hosts] Natalie [Morales] and... More »

Latest Today Wrinkle: Savannah Towers Over Matt

NBC wants her to wear shorter heels, source claims

(Newser) - After much drama, Savannah Guthrie replaced Ann Curry as co-host of NBC's Today—but it may not all be smooth sailing yet. "Guthrie's height has become an issue," a source tells the New York Post . She's 5'10", but that shoots up to more than... More »

Savannah Guthrie Struck With Migraines

Ann Curry replacement told to wear dark glasses

(Newser) - Replacing Ann Curry has gotten Savanna Guthrie stressed out. The Today show co-host is suffering from head-splitting migraines barely a month into her new gig, sources say. “She goes to a doctor two days a week for treatment of the migraines, and is required to wear dark glasses... More »

What Ann Curry Did After Getting the Boot

She high-tailed it out of NYC

(Newser) - Following her teary and much-panned adieu to the Today show, Ann Curry wasted no time in high-tailing it out of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, sources tell the New York Post . "The minute she was finished, she was out of that building," the source said. She apparently flew directly to... More »

Yep, Savannah Guthrie Will Replace Ann Curry

NBC to make 'Today' shuffle official: Hollywood Reporter

(Newser) - Savannah Guthrie sat in Ann Curry's former chair this morning as co-host of Today, and it looks like the seat will become hers permanently. In a not-so-surprising development, NBC will officially announce later today that Guthrie will be Matt Lauer's full-time co-host, according to the Hollywood Reporter . Her... More »

Ann Curry's Today Goodbye: Today's the Day

Co-host announces exit in 'USA Today' interview

(Newser) - It's official: Ann Curry is saying goodbye to Today viewers this morning, she told USA Today in an emotional interview yesterday. It's "going to be a bit of a tough day," Curry says, but she is excited about her new role within NBC: She will lead... More »

Savannah Guthrie Tapped to Replace Curry

She's already been offered job, say sources

(Newser) - Looks like a new Today for Savannah Guthrie. She's been tapped by NBC to replace bounced Today co-host Ann Curry , sources tell the Hollywood Reporter . She's already been offered the job, but there's no immediate word on her response—or the deal she may be negotiating, notes... More »

NBC Might Replace Ann Curry on Today

New York Times says move is in the works

(Newser) - Ann Curry just celebrated her one-year anniversary as co-host of the Today show, but it looks like she won't be around for a second. The network is fixing to replace her, reports the New York Times . The show has dipped in the ratings since Curry replaced Meredith Vieira, and... More »

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