PSA: Matt Lauer Is Still a Dick

A new, lengthy piece by Gabriel Sherman in this week's New York magazine about the current struggles at NBC news reminds us of one thing: Matt Lauer might be very good at playing himself on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, but he is still a jerk in all the ways many network personalities are. » 3/09/15 5:40pm 3/09/15 5:40pm

Today: The Musical Is A Pinot-Fueled Train Wreck 

Kathie Lee Gifford's original musical comedy Today: The Musical premiered today on NBC, and holy god am I glad my job doesn't require me to literally dance to the whims of a drunk talking head. » 12/29/14 4:40pm 12/29/14 4:40pm

Watching Chris Rock Tease Matt Lauer Is Incredibly Satisfying

Chris Rock: Every time he comes on television we're just reminded about how much he was missed when he wasn't there. While appearing on The Today Show Monday to promote his new movie Top Five, Rock took the opportunity to poke fun at Today's endlessly dramatic competition with Good Morning America for ratings… » 12/01/14 9:30am 12/01/14 9:30am

What the Fuck Is Happening at Today?

NBC needs to get its house in order. Following the quick firing of newly hired executive Jamie Horowitz, rumors are brewing that Horowitz went as far as to fire Today Show c0-hosts Natalie Morales and Willie Geist before he got ousted. Is no one safe? (No one is safe.) » 11/19/14 12:30pm 11/19/14 12:30pm

Hoda Kotb Once Had a Dick Pic Sent to Her While She Was On-Air

For a segment she does on her show called "Stall Talk," Meredith Vieira sat down with Hoda and Kathie Lee in the bathroom to drink some wine, play some guitar and sing happy birthday to Hoda after sucking on helium. Hoda also revealed that when she accidentally gave her cell phone number away on air during a segment… » 11/13/14 4:10pm 11/13/14 4:10pm

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

The Most Glorious Few Seconds of Kathie Lee and Hoda Ever

As previously discussed, Beyoncé has been tapped to record a new version of "Crazy In Love" for the movie Fifty Shades of Grey. On The Today Show Thursday, Hoda and Kathie Lee took it upon themselves to watch the trailer (again) and channel their inner sex goddesses, culminating in the most glorious few seconds of… » 7/24/14 12:40pm 7/24/14 12:40pm

Al Roker's Vines Are the Best-Worst Vines on All of Vine

A lot of people worried about the future of Vine — the app that allows you to create looping 6-second videos using only the power of your smart phone — when Instagram announced its new video feature this past Friday. Never fear, worriers! Brooklyn Al Roker is here! And he is going to single-handedly save Vine with… » 6/24/13 5:50pm 6/24/13 5:50pm

Dear American News Outlets: Quit Trying to Make the Diamond Jubilee…

Look, we are not above all of the hoopla surrounding the royal family. It's hard not to get excited by Kate Middleton's glorious sun mane, the Disney-esque tale of how she, a commoner, managed to get married to the future king of England and wore a beautiful wedding dress (it had sleeves! SLEEVES!). I'm sure even the… » 6/01/12 3:20pm 6/01/12 3:20pm

Magic Genius Toddler Acts Like Normal Toddler On The Today Show

Like a lost member of the Tenenbaum clan, 3-year-old Emmelyn Roettger has a genius IQ of 135 and is currently the youngest member of Mensa, which scored her and the Roettger parents an appearance on The Today Show. During the five seconds that Emme humors the condescending tone of host Natalie Moralez, we learn that… » 5/12/12 4:45pm 5/12/12 4:45pm

12 Girls Diagnosed With Mysterious 'Mass Hysteria'

Like something straight out of The Crucible, 12 girls in Upstate New York have fallen suddenly ill, displaying acute symptoms such as verbal outbursts and tics. Unlike Abigail Williams et al., these young women—who all attend LeRoy Junior Senior High School in LeRoy, NY— are no fakers, having had their mysterious… » 1/18/12 7:15pm 1/18/12 7:15pm

Nancy Snyderman: If You Have A Sugar Daddy, You Must Be A Hooker

Earlier this morning the Today Show ran a segments where they brought in "experts" to weigh in on some of the "hottest headlines." Star Jones, Donny Deutsch, and Dr. Nancy Snyderman (you know, the one who called Mommyrexia an "obnoxious, Upper East Side, white girl problem") showed up, so we assume the real experts… » 8/04/11 11:30am 8/04/11 11:30am

Who Should Replace Meredith Vieira?

Numerous outlets have reported that Meredith Vieira is strongly leaning towards leaving Today when her contract expires in September. How could anyone's appetite for Kate Gosselin heart-to-hearts and flirting with Colin Firth possibly abate? » 4/06/11 5:50pm 4/06/11 5:50pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Michaele Salahi tries to say she left the State Dinner because she didn't like the food, Kathie Lee Gifford gets sexually scary with Andy Cohen, and a scarecrow outrages a community. » 10/22/10 6:58pm 10/22/10 6:58pm

Meredith Baxter's Surreal Today Show "Confession"

Matt sat down with Meredith Baxter today, because she had a "confession" to make. Did she have a party crashing story to refute? Had she slept with her father? Nope. Turns out the Family Ties mom is gay. » 12/02/09 11:00am 12/02/09 11:00am