Tag Archives: Matt Lauer

Hoda Kotb Named As Matt Lauer’s Replacement

NBC News reports: Hoda Kotb was named co-anchor of “Today” on Tuesday morning and officially headlined the broadcast with Savannah Guthrie. Kotb, 53, had been behind the anchor desk of NBC’s morning news show in a temporary role since Matt Lauer was fired in November. Lauer’s dismissal came after a female colleague made a complaint accusing him of inappropriate sexual ...

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Former NBC Host Matt Lauer Issues Apology [VIDEO]

Matt Lauer released a statement today: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions. To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry. As I am writing this I realize the depth of the damage and disappointment I have left behind at home and at NBC. ...

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Lurid Details Emerge In Matt Lauer Allegations

Variety reports: As the co-host of NBC’s “Today,” Matt Lauer once gave a colleague a sex toy as a present. It included an explicit note about how he wanted to use it on her, which left her mortified. On another day, he summoned a different female employee to his office, and then dropped his pants, showing her his penis. After ...

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NBC News Fires Matt Lauer Over Sex Allegations

Will this never end? The New York Times reports: NBC has fired its leading morning news anchor Matt Lauer over sexual harassment allegations, the network’s president for news said in a memo to staff on Wednesday. “On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer,” Andrew Lack, the ...

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Progressives Slam NBC Host Matt Lauer For Failing To Fact-Check Trump On Claims About Iraq War [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Democrats and Hillary Clinton allies are less than thrilled with Wednesday’s Commander-In-Chief Forum, hosted by Matt Lauer on NBC. At an event that saw both Clinton and conservative challenger Donald Trump challenged on their stances toward national defense and foreign policy, liberal operatives and Clinton supporters took exception to what they perceived as unbalanced questions, criticizing Lauer for ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Commander-In-Chief Forum

NBC’s Commander-In-Chief forum is just beginning in New York City with Matt Lauer as the moderator. Representatives for each candidate participated in a coin toss earlier today with the result being that Hillary Clinton is to go first. Watch below.

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Matt Lauer To Moderate Clinton/Trump Forum

Deadline reports: Before the debates get underway, NBC News’ Today co-anchor Matt Lauer will moderate the first joint candidate event of the 2016 general election. The NBC News/MSNBC Commander-in-Chief Forum on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at New York’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The one-hour event will simulcast live at 8 PM ET on the NBC broadcast network and ...

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Fifty Shades Of Today

(Tipped by JMG reader Hairy Doc)

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NEW YORK CITY: Queer Nation Heckles NBC’s Matt Lauer And Brian Boitano

Via their Facebook page: “Queer Nation NY paid a visit to NBC News Today Show studio in Rockefeller plaza this morning to say hi to Matt Lauer. Our message: Human Rights Are Not A Game! Putin’s Lies Kill!” More photos are at the link. And from last night, via press release: Two members of Queer Nation confronted three-time Olympian Brian ...

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Breitbart Headline Of The Day

Palin is really milking this one.

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Carl Paladino Backtracks To Matt Lauer

But Lauer is NOT having it.

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Larry Craig: I Don’t Approve Of The Lifestyle

I watched Sen. Craig’s interview with Matt Lauer last night, watching Lauer lob softball after softball and through Craig’s denials, I just sat there thinking “Gayface, gayface, gayface.” I’m terrible. Here’s the complete transcript of the interview. From Tom Shales in the WaPo: One thing, at least, was made painfully clear by Matt Lauer’s interview with Sen. Larry Craig on ...

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