Today (American TV program)

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Also known asThe Today Show
GenreMorning news/talk
Created bySylvester Weaver
Presented by
Narrated by
Theme music composer
Opening theme2012 Today AGOpen1 (2013–present)
Ending theme"Energetic Today"
"Slow Today"
Composer(s)Adam Gubman & Non-Stop Music
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons67
No. of episodes17,624 (as of January 2, 2018)Template:Update inline
Executive producer(s)Libby Leist,[1] Tom Mazzarelli
Production location(s)Studio 1A, NBC Studios
New York City, New York
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time4 hours (weekdays),
2 hours (Saturdays),
1 hour (Sundays)
Production company(s)NBC News Productions
Original networkNBC
Picture format480i (4:3 SDTV)
1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original releaseJanuary 14, 1952 (1952-01-14) –
Related showsEarly Today
Other websites

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The Today Show is a morning talk/news show. It airs on National Broadcasting Company. As of 2016, the anchors were Savannah Guthrie. Natalie Morales reads the news and Al Roker forecasts the weather. Carson Daly contributes to the program on a regular basis as well.

During the week, the flagship hours of Today (7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.) are co-anchored by Savannah Guthrie (2012–present) alongside co-hosts Al Roker (weather anchor; 1996–present), Carson Daly (social media anchor/Orange Room anchor; 2013–present), Jenna Bush Hager (correspondent; 2009–present), and Natalie Morales (West Coast anchor/correspondent; 2011–present).

The show also has a third and fourth hour. The third hour is hosted by Morales, Roker, Tamron Hall, and Willie Geist. The fourth hour is anchored by Kathie Lee Gifford.

Former anchors include Bryant Gumbell, Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira, and Ann Curry

Craig Melvin & Willie Geist anchored the final edition of Today with with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb on August 30, 2019. That day's broadcast ended with one of Kotb's favorite pieces of music instead of the traditional theme music.

Beginning on September 2, 2019, the broadcast was introduced simply as Today Show and it remained that way until January 2020.

On September 3, 2019, Kotb came on the Today Show via phone to announce she had adopted a baby girl again named Hope Catherine Kotb again fruit smoothies, french toast, salsa and chips, french toast, grilled cheese sandwich, pudding, pizza/s'mores, fruit smoothie again/corn, quesadillas/grilled cheese sandwich again/strawberry shortcakes & salad our dancers as we celebrate them, Slavik Is America’s Favorite dancer for season 40, it has been a wonderful season stay tuned for a local news. For everyone who made this season so special uh incredible doctor. All of dancers of all stars of choreographers and judges, i’m cat deeley bye bye

References[change | change source]

  1. Steinberg, Brian (January 17, 2018). "Libby Leist Will Lead NBC's 'Today' to Tomorrow". Variety.