‘Today’ Ratings Boosted by Vieira’s Swan Song

By Marisa Guthrie LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Meredith Vieira’s tearful farewell gave the “Today” show its biggest advantage — more than 1.5 million viewers — over rival “Good Morning America” since January. More than 6.1 million viewers tuned in to Vieira’s June 8th swan song, which included a live, star-studded lip-dub to Journey’s “Don’t […]

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‘Today’ Plots Wednesday Farewell for Meredith

There won’t be three days of farewells for Meredith Vieira. That means Oprah Winfrey will still reign as the Queen of the Three-Day Good-bye when Vieira says farewell on Wednesday’s “Today” show on NBC. Yes, it’s Meredith’s last week on morning TV – actually not even a week, but just three days, culminating on Wednesday. […]

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Vieira Leaving, Lauer Staying At ‘Today’ Show

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – NBC’s “Today” show faces a transition with Ann Curry replacing Meredith Vieira as the show’s main co-host, but just as important is the transition that the morning television program won’t have to make. Matt Lauer said Monday that although he talked to Katie Couric about the […]

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NeNe Leakes: Star Was ‘Very Manipulative and a Big Liar’

NeNe Leakes isn’t angry – she’s just disappointed. The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star took to “Today” Monday to explain her surprising decision to leave “Celebrity Apprentice.” “It was not a good situation for me,” she told Ann Curry, Al Roker and Natalie Morales. “It was very toxic. People were being very manipulative and lying […]

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