| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like most duels, this one starts at dawn.
About 5,000 people, some of them dressed in purple wigs or stars-and-stripes hats, have lined up outside Rumsey Playfield in New York's Central Park in the wee hours of what will turn out to be a beautiful June...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
NBC will use Savannah Guthrie's maternity leave from "Today" as an opportunity to give other members of its morning-show team a turn at co-hosting the program's first two hours.
Natalie Morales will initially fill in for Guthrie, who will begin maternity...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, ousted amid charges that a sexualized culture had taken hold in the nationally prominent institution, said he worked to change the atmosphere that led to his dismissal and that he would fight to get...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:29 AM
UPDATED: Rarely does a movie trailer cause such a sensation. The steamy preview of “Fifty Shades of Grey” had people talking across the country, and the film doesn’t open until February. The movie has a built-in audience after the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 5:50 AM
NBC's "Today" is crowing about "a worldwide exclusive," coming Thursday: The morning program will present a portion of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer.
But only a portion, because the footage is just too steamy. NBC said "the too-hot-for-morning-TV...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Monica Lewinsky has made another step to take control of her public image by sitting down for her first interview since 2003. The interview was for the upcoming National Geographic Channel special "The '90s: The Last Great Decade," which will lump her...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:53 AM
How are Central Florida singers Alex & Sierra doing as a couple in real life?
"We've done very well. We have a lot of fun together," Alex Kinsey told Savannah Guthrie on Monday's "Today." "We don't disagree on pretty much anything as far as the music...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Matt Lauer looked as if he'd drawn the short straw Friday when he was the one who got stuck in the short-suit for a "Today" fashion segment.
For those who might not be on trend, or a professional basketball player, or Pharrell, that's a suit where the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Matt Lauer was hosting "Today" when the venerable morning program lost its first-place status to ABC's "Good Morning America." Now the Peacock hopes his continued presence on the show will help it recapture its former glory.
In a move that resolves...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Longtime “Today” anchor Matt Lauer got a glowing statement of support from NBC with a contract extension for multiple years. Lauer's current deal was set to end in a few months.
NBC did not specify terms of the contract, but has indicated...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 AM
The questions about Matt Lauer's future at "Today" have been answered. The New York Times reported late Thursday that the network has sealed a multi-year contract extension with the anchor of its morning show.
Lauer's fate has been the subject of...