Tag Archives: Today Show

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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Today Show Host Tears Into Paul Ryan Over GOP Tax Scam: Are You Living In A Fantasy World? [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Savannah Guthrie asked Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) during an interview on NBC’s “Today” show early Wednesday if he was “living in a fantasy world” to think that the GOP tax bill will help workers. Guthrie quoted former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), who said in an op-ed earlier this month that such an argument is …

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NBC Formally Cans Billy Bush Over #Pussygate

USA Today reports: Billy Bush has been cut from NBC’s Today show for his role in Donald Trump’s lewd talk about women in a 2005 hot-mic tape. Settlement details were not immediately disclosed. The end came Monday afternoon after the network spent over a week negotiating the terms of departure with Bush and his crisis lawyer, which followed internal discussion …

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REPORT: Billy Bush Parts Ways With NBC

Fired, pushed, or jumped? Business Insider reports: Billy Bush is leaving NBC after his involvement in a vulgar tape with Donald Trump that leaked Friday, CNN’s Brian Stelter is reporting. Bush has served as a cohost on NBC’s “Today” show in the 9 a.m. hour. Previously, he was the co-host of syndicated entertainment news show, “Access Hollywood.” Bush is featured …

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Queer Nation Protests At Today Show

Yesterday several of you emailed me to wonder what they’d just seen over the shoulders of Today Show hosts Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. Queer Nation activist Duncan Osborne explains: “We walked in from 49th and 6th because they had the small crowd on the little plaza and the 49th St. side of the plate glass windows was unobstructed. …

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Elaine Stritch Drops F-Bomb On Live TV

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Barbara Bush Doesn’t Want Jeb To Run For President: “We’ve Had Enough Bushes”

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Paul Ryan Defends His Lies

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Focus On The Family: Public Schools Have Been Overrun By Homofascist Activists

Hurray! Also: Ratty Hairpiece Woman is back.

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Palin Mocks Self In Today Opening

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Today’s New York Daily News

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Sarah Palin To Co-Host Today Show

Everybody thought this was an April Fools joke yesterday, but apparently it’s not.

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Princess Boy

Five year-old Dyson likes to wear dresses and is the subject of a book by his mother titled, My Princess Boy. This morning Dyson and his mother appeared on the Today Show.

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Joe Biden: Gay Marriage Is Inevitable

During an appearance on the Today Show, this morning Vice President Joe Biden said that he agreed with the president’s “evolving” position on gay marriage and that a “national consensus” on the issue is inevitable. “I think the country’s evolving,” he said. “And I think you’re going to see, you know, the next effort is probably going to be to …

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Carl Paladino Backtracks To Matt Lauer

But Lauer is NOT having it.

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Freep This Poll

UPDATE: The poll is open again. Last week Good As You’s Jeremy Hooper alerted GLAAD that a wedding contest planned for the Today Show would not allow entries from same-sex couples as the winners could not be legally married in New York, where the show is produced. Yesterday the show bowed to pressure from GLAAD and announced that the contest …

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American Family Association Calls For Today Boycott Over Wedding Contest

Screencap courtesy of Jeremy Hooper at Good As You, the man who got the AFA’s panties in a wad by pointing out the Today Show’s anti-gay bias. Kudos, Jeremy!

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Double C-Bomb

Cue the outraged Christians….

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Obama Talks About Teabaggers

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Jenna Bush Joins Today Show Cast

Jenna Bush Hager, the “wild child” of the Dubya twins, will be joining the cast of the Today Show as a news correspondent. The 27-year-old daughter of President George W. Bush will contribute stories about once a month, Today executive producer Jim Bell told The Associated Press. Hager, who is currently teaching in Baltimore, said she always wanted to write …

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