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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Not Your Average ‘Morning Joe’: Drinking, Gambling, Smoking

By Lucas Shaw (TheWrap) — Who says morning hosts can’t have a good time? The latest promo for MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” depicts the castmembers’ morning routine, which in some cases involves clubbing, drinking and — when appropriate — gambling. As Mika Brzezinski prepares lunch for her kids and runs through the streets of New York, […]

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Geist’s Glare at Hapless Halperin Fascinates Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart found a unique way to comment on the MSNBC Mark Halperin presidential profanity snafu – he focused more on “Morning Joe” regular Willie Geist than Halperin himself. And it was a hilarious choice. Stewart opened “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central Thursday night with the story about how Halperin – editor-at-large for Time […]

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