Richard Branson with a model of the Virgin Galactic
Today will broadcast Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceflight, which will carry Richard Branson and two of his children, NBC announced Friday.
Branson and his adult children, Holly and Sam, will be the first private passengers to go into space when they take off on SpaceShipTwo from Spaceport America in New Mexico next year.
There's nothing like a prostate exam to get your morning off to a good start.
As part of the Today show's focus on men's health for the month of November,Matt Lauer and Al Roker got prostate exams live on the air Thursday morning.
Army private Bradley Manning, who was recently sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving classified documents to WikiLeaks, wants to live life as a woman, Manning's lawyer said on the Today show Thursday.
Nancy Juvonen, Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon revealed that he and his wife Nancy Juvonen Fallon used a surrogate to welcome daughter Winnie Rose last month.
On the Today show Friday, Savannah Guthrie played a sneak peek during her interview with Fallon, set to air next week, which featured the new father opening up about his surrogate secret.
On Tuesday, the world was denied waking up with Al Roker. For the first time in nearly 40 years, Roker overslept and missed his show Wake Up with Al.
"After 39 years, it happened. I overslept and missed a show. Missed #WUWA. But will be on time for @today," Roker tweeted.
January Jones, Jon Hamm
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NBC will replace a recap episode of The Voice's top 10 performances Tuesday night with a live special on the Oklahoma tornado, which killed at least 24 people Monday. The special, hosted by Brian Williams, will air on NBC, MSNBC and The Weather Channel at 8/7c.
Wedding bells will soon be ringing at the Today show: Co-anchor Savannah Guthrie got engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Mike Feldman, over the weekend.
A new book reveals that Ann Curry told friends her final months at the Today show were "professional torture."
There was "a general sense of meanness" on the set of the morning show, New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter writes in his book, Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV, which is excerpted in New York Times Magazine.
Despite what you may have read, not everybody hates Matt Lauer.
So says Today executive producer Don Nash, who recently sat in on a focus group of female morning-show viewers. When they were asked what would make them stop watching the NBC program, "every one of them said, 'If Matt Lauer were to leave,'" Nash says. "Their opinions didn't square with what we had been reading in the papers and on websites."