Matt Lauer is sticking with NBC. The network has re-upped his contract that will keep him co-hosting Today for several more years, The New York Times reports.
Exact terms of the contract were not disclosed, but the deal is for more than two years, according to the Times. Lauer's current deal, which he signed in April 2012, was set to expire in a few months.
"We couldn't be more thrilled with Matt's decision," Deborah Turness, the president of NBC News, said in a statement. "As I've said many times before, he's the best in the business, and there is nobody I would rather have in the Today anchor chair than Matt."
Al Roker, Matt Lauer
"Think of it this way: This is a twister with teeth. 'Nuff said," Al Roker warns in a sneak peek of Sharknado 2.
That's right. Roker will appear in the anticipated Sharknado sequel along with his Today co-anchor Matt Lauer.
Another member of morning television's top rated family is leaving home. Josh Elliott, who joined ABC's Good Morning America in 2011 and helped ride it ahead of NBC's Today, is leaving for a high profile role at NBC Sports. He'll be replaced as news anchor by Amy Robach. But is it the last we'll see of Elliott in the morning? It's one of several questions TV news people are asking....
Savannah Guthrie and Michael Feldman
Today show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie got married in a private ceremony over the weekend — and she and her husband Michael Feldman are also expecting their first child.
Bode Miller had a banner day at the Olympics Sunday, becoming the oldest person to medal in an Alpine skiing event when he took bronze at age 36.
But after the victory, things took an uncomfortable turn when NBC reporter Christin Cooper asked Miller about his younger brother Chelone, a snowboarder who died last April after suffering a seizure. With Miller becoming increasingly visibly emotional, Cooper maintained her line of questioning, asking Miller, "How much does this mean to you to come up with this great performance for him? Was it for him?"
Al Roker, Matt Lauer
Eight years after their first attempt at Torino, Matt Lauer and Al Roker are giving the luge another chance.
The Today hosts slipped into some patriotic spandex uniforms, and this time, Lauer got the chance to ride on top.
NBC's Bob Costas is hopeful that he'll be back on the air before the end of the Sochi Olympics after suffering from an eye infection that sidelined him earlier this week.
NBC's Bob Costas, who's been battling an eye infection as he covers the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, is taking the night off on Tuesday and will be replaced by Matt Lauer, Costas announced on the Today show Tuesday morning.
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NBC will live-stream all events of the upcoming Sochi Olympics except the opening ceremony, Variety reports.
Al Roker and Matt Lauer
Matt Lauer and Al Roker created a classic Today moment during the 2006 Winter Olympics when they loaded themselves into a two-person luge. Will they don the spandex uniforms again, this time in Sochi, Russia, for NBC's coverage of the games?
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