Our top moments of the week:
10. Best Overacting: When Lindsay Lohan hires Million Dollar Decorators' Kathryn Ireland to redesign her home, their conversations about the project quickly devolve into very weird territory. "In order to become yourself, you need to go through different ups and downs, or else you'll never know who you are," Lohan tells Ireland. We're not really sure what that has to do with decorating, but you know, whatever works for you, Linds! And you thought she was overacting in Liz & Dick!
The Today show truly went to the dogs on Thursday, when co-host Kathie Lee Gifford dropped a puppy during a pet adoption segment in the show's fourth hour.
"Oh, puppy needs a bath-y," Gifford quipped, as she held a squirming brown pup, which then promptly went hurtling headfirst into a playpen. A clearly mortified Gifford immediately picked the dog back up and cradled it, repeating, "I'm sorry, I'm sorry," as her co-host, Hoda Kotb, covered her mouth in a combination of amusement and horror. "Puppy took a nosedive-y," Kotb said. (Don't worry, the puppy is fine.)
Hoda Kotb was flown to London over the weekend to take part in Today's Olympics coverage. But according to the New York Daily News, Kotb was sent to bolster ratings after newly instated anchor Savannah Guthrie failed to connect with audiences.
Today has seen its ratings increase as much as 30 percent during Olympics coverage in years past, but the show's pre-Olympics broadcast last Thursday lost to ABC's Good Morning America by nearly 400,000 viewers. The Daily News quoted a source that claimed that NBC was "shoehorning [Kotb] into the show to help bring it alive. ... They called Hoda on Thursday begging her to go to London because they said it wasn't working like they thought."
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