The newest ratings for Today, a show I have on most mornings because it is fine, are panicking the folks behind Good Morning America, a show I do not watch because it is bad.
Friday morning on Today two of NBC’s most reliable crash test dummies, Carson Daly and Savanna Guthrie, received botulism injections—LIVE!—for the whole world to watch. The segment was about “what you need to know before going under the knife,” which doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, given the fact that Botox…
Ann Curry is not an idiot, she just looks like one on TV. Because Ann Curry is an accomplished journalist and an excellent photographer, but a terrible actress. And the truth is, Today is a show. The anchors each have scripts, and roles to play. Ann Curry is miscast.