Barbara Walters will officially vacate her chair on The View on Friday, May 16, ABC has announced.
As part of her final scheduled appearance, the network has planned a week-long series of events. Following her last day as co-host, ABC will air a two-hour special (May 16 at 9/8c), ABC: A Barbara Celebration, honoring the broadcasting icon and trailblazer. Finally, ABC News Headquarters in New York City will be named in her honor during a dedication ceremony.
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....
Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford
This week, the cast (and fans) of How I Met Your Mother prepared to say goodbye to the show after nine seasons, while House of Cards and Game of Thrones fused into House of Thrones. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jimmy Fallon performed a QVC skit together onThe Tonight Show, while over at Late Night, Seth Meyers staged a wine intervention forToday show co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. Elsewhere, a grandfather learned about sexting and other modern tropes, and dogs were stunned by magic tricks. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Kate Gosselin and her plus eight are returning to the small screen, People reports.
TLC will air a one-hour Kate Plus 8 special in June to update viewers on what the famous family has been up to since their...
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.
Garrick Utley, a former NBC News anchor and a longtime correspondent for the network, died Thursday night at his home in New York City, The New York Times reports. He was 74.
Utley died from prostate cancer, his wife, Gertje Utley, told the newspaper.
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Tamron Hall has officially joined the third hour of NBC's Today as a co-host.
Hall, a frequent substitute during the 7 to 9 a.m. hours of the morning program, became an official member of the family on Monday.
Elaine Stritch has always been known to tell it like it is, but that trait got the veteran actress in some hot water on the Today show Tuesday.
Stritch, 89, dropped the F-bomb when...
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?"