Will Geist Joining ‘Today’ for Nine O’Clock Hour

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) Willie Geist, who co-hosts MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” will join NBC’s “Today” as a co-host during the 9 o’clock hour, a person familiar with the situation told TheWrap. Under the deal, Geist will also continue to serve as a backup for “Today” anchor Matt Lauer. The move also raises his profile as a […]

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Kathie Lee Gifford: Uninvited Taylor Swift Was Asked to Leave Wedding Twice

Leave it to Kathie Lee Gifford to find herself in the middle of a media frenzy. Fortunately for the “Today” co-host, the headlines are about another celebrity, Taylor Swift. Swift made headlines when Gifford’s stepdaughter Victoria Gifford Kennedy claimed that Swift was not invited to her daughter Kyle’s wedding last weekend in Boston. Apparently, Swift […]

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London Olympics Are a Huge Boost to NBC’s ‘Today’ Show

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s hopes that the London Olympics would boost the struggling “Today” show have been rewarded and then some. The once-dominant morning news show beat ABC’s “Good Morning America” by an average of 1.6 million viewers each day last week, the Nielsen ratings company said Monday. That’s the most dominant week for […]

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Hope Solo Says She Was Drunk on ‘Today’

U.S. women’s soccer star and former “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Hope Solo said in an article that the women’s soccer team may have enjoyed their 2008 Olympic gold medal a little bit too much. She says in an interview with ESPN the Magazine that she had been partying with teammates (and a few celebrities) […]

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