September 8, the day her new talk show premieres, Meredith Vieira will guest host the Today show, filling in for Savannah Guthrie, who's on maternity leave. As previously reported, Katie Couric may also return to do a guest spot; as of right now, nothing has been announced. » 8/18/14 12:50pm 8/18/14 12:50pm

Today Is the Day Taylor Swift Had a Startling Revelation

In today's Tweet Beat, Taylor Swift hurt herself while doing a domestic task, Ira Glass is getting in touch with his constituents and Savannah Guthrie is not #cray. » 7/15/14 7:30pm 7/15/14 7:30pm

Katie Couric Being Considered for Temporary Today Show Gig

Later this year, when Today show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie goes on maternity leave, there will be an empty chair at the table on the morning show. » 5/05/14 10:40am 5/05/14 10:40am

Savannah Guthrie Is Married and Pregnant, Not Yet Barefoot

After announcing her engagement in May, host Savannah Guthrie took to the Today show Monday to reveal she'd gotten secretly married over the weekend and is four months pregnant. Whoa! » 3/17/14 11:45am 3/17/14 11:45am

The CEO of Twitter Wants These Female Comedians to Use Twitter

On Friday's Today show, Matt Lauer interviewed Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. While the conversation skimmed the surface of revealing any actual information – Twitter is so hip and cool! Sometimes people send mean tweets! Man everyone there is young! – Costolo subtly tried to smooth over the company's "woman problem" with… » 12/06/13 10:00am 12/06/13 10:00am

Here's Matt Lauer Dressed as a Baywatch Babe

The Today show always gets really really really into Halloween, and this year the theme was classic TV Throwback Thursday. The perfect excuse to get Matt Lauer in a red swimsuit. » 10/31/13 10:25am 10/31/13 10:25am

Paula Deen Bails on Matt Lauer Interview About Racist Remarks

This morning, around 7:30 a.m. on the Today show, Matt Lauer announced that he had intended to bring viewers a live, exclusive interview with Paula Deen — but she hadn't shown up at the NBC studios. » 6/21/13 8:21am 6/21/13 8:21am

Penelope Cruz Rumored to Be Cast as First Age-Appropriate Bond Girl

Defying a long, proud line of crotchety James Bonds romancing women young enough to be their children, Penélope Cruz has reportedly been cast as the lastest Bond girl opposite Daniel Craig in Sam Mendes' Skyfall follow-up, Bond 24. » 6/04/13 9:00am 6/04/13 9:00am

Jaden Smith, 15, Longs to Be Legally Freed From Coolest Parents Ever

Even when you have the most laissez-faire, No Curfew, "You're-Going-To-Drink-So-Drink-In-The-House-Here's-Some-Patron" liberal Hollywood parents ever, you still want to fly the parental coop. Case in point: For Jaden Smith's 15th birthday this July, he asked Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith if they'd sign the papers… » 5/14/13 9:00am 5/14/13 9:00am

There's Crazy Crap Going on Behind the Scenes at the Today Show

After working at NBC for 22 years, one day last month, Ann Curry entered the building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza and couldn't find her employee badge. Remarkably, this was a problem. » 4/18/13 12:00pm 4/18/13 12:00pm

Everyone Hates Matt Lauer

There's trouble brewing at NBC's Today show: With a mix of news, human interest and silliness, Matt Lauer and his cohorts used to be America's number one choice each morning. Now Today has dropped in popularity and ABC's Good Morning America sits on top. What happened? Well, a lot. A lot happened. » 3/14/13 5:10pm 3/14/13 5:10pm

Which Celeb Had the Best Dress at the Heart Truth Red Dress Event?

Last night, the 11th annual Heart Truth Red Dress fashion show kicked off New York Fashion Week. The event is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin told ABC News: "Heart disease is the number one killer of women in this country and we want to raise awareness of… » 2/07/13 12:50pm 2/07/13 12:50pm

Is Kristen Stewart Back Together With Robert Pattinson? Funny You…

This morning on the Today show, Kristen Stewart was promoting the final Twilight movie when she was thrown a personal (and perhaps predictable) question: "Are you back together with Robert Pattinson?" She looked at the floor as she purred, "Funny you mention that." And then: » 11/07/12 10:50am 11/07/12 10:50am

Jessica Biel Orders Justin Timberlake To Stop Hanging Out With Cameron…

Jessica Biel is apparently shit-flippingly threatened by the continued close relationship between exes Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz. She wasn't too psyched when they worked together in Bad Teacher, and recently Diaz did an interview in which this happened: » 7/31/12 9:00am 7/31/12 9:00am

Kourtney Kardashian Gives Birth To a Bouncing Baby Reality Star

Tiny new Kardashian addition Penelope Scotland Disick happened yesterday, the second child (after 2-year-old Mason) for Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick. The 7-lb, 3 oz. baby was delivered "all-naturally" at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after Kourtney's brief flirtation with water birth. "Scott and I are overjoyed… » 7/09/12 9:00am 7/09/12 9:00am

Ann Curry Flees to California as NBC Says She's Out Because Her Best…

Savannah Guthrie may have quietly slipped into Ann Curry's Today Show chair on Friday morning, but we're all still reeling a bit from her abrupt departure. Steve Capus, president of NBC News, explained in no uncertain terms why Ann was shown the door: » 7/01/12 8:00pm 7/01/12 8:00pm

Wow, That Was Fast—Savannah Guthrie Taking Over for Ann Curry Tomorrow…

Well Ann Curry's lukewarm butt-heat hasn't even begun to dissipate, but her replacement has already been announced: the Today Show's chipper-but-mellow-and-quite-good-humored-and-I-don't-really-know-much-about-her third-hour news lady Savannah Guthrie. "NBC sources tell us, Savannah will be anchoring with Matt Lauer » 6/28/12 8:15pm 6/28/12 8:15pm

Ann Curry Will Announce Her Departure Tomorrow on Today

After weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiating, it appears that Ann Curry will finally announce that she's leaving the Today Show on tomorrow morning's broadcast. She was already scheduled to have Friday off; so it's not known whether tomorrow will be her final show or whether she'll be on-air next week and be forced to… » 6/27/12 9:15pm 6/27/12 9:15pm