Are Katie Couric and Matt Lauer teaming up again?
The former Today show co-anchors are in discussions to launch a syndicated talk show, The New York Times reports.
Source: Nothing's been determined yet regarding Katie Couric
The report comes a week after news broke of Couric's and Lauer's possible departures from their respective posts. Couric's CBS Evening News
contract expires in June and she is widely expected to leave to start her own show. She told the Times
last week that she and former NBC boss Jeff Zucker have been "discussing the possibilities" of a talk show.Meanwhile, Lauer is reportedly considering a Today
exit when his contract expires on Dec. 31, 2012 — meaning any Couric and Lauer show won't premiere until 2013. According to the Times
, Couric's new show would be expected to start in September.
NBC: Matt Lauer is not seeking a $25 million Today contract
While the duo's future plans are unclear, one thing is certain for now: Couric and Lauer will reunite on Today
Wednesday when she drops by to promote her new book, The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives
.Do you think Katie and Matt should do a talk show?