Ann Curry

Lauer Faces New Inappropriate Workplace Relationship Claim

A former "Today" show production assistant says she had a brief, consensual relationship with Matt Lauer nearly two decades ago, explaining she felt …

Philadelphia

Inside Matt Lauer’s Secret Relationship with a ‘Today’ Production Assistant (EXCLUSIVE)

In 1999, Addie Collins arrived at NBC’s “Today” as a young intern with big aspirations. A few months later, she landed her dream job as production …

Matt Lauer

Inside Matt Lauer’s secret relationship with a ‘Today’ production assistant

Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity, Celebrity Relationship<p>In 1999, Addie Collins arrived at NBC’s “Today” as a young intern with big aspirations. A few months later, she landed her dream job as production assistant, forming close bonds with her new colleagues Katie Couric, Ann Curry and Al …

Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer ‘Devious’ TV Comeback Reportedly Exploits Wife, But Will Viewers Watch Allegedly ‘Pervy’ Matt?

Ever since NBC News fired Matt Lauer, the former <i>Today</i> show host has faced rumors ranging from his wife Annette Roque’s fury about his alleged love …

Entertainment

Was pervy Matt Lauer actually keeping viewers away from NBC’s ‘Today’ show?

NBC’s “Today” show has seen a surprise spike in ratings since Matt Lauer was fired on Nov. 28, and while many assume that viewers are just tuning in temporarily to watch the train wreck, a growing number of industry insiders are wondering if for years, the $25 million star was actually turning …

Entertainment

'Today' Show Wins Week in TV Ratings With Hoda Kotb in for Matt Lauer

ABC’s “GMA” is currently the big loser in NBC anchor’s sexual misconduct scandal<p>The “Today” show may have lost Matt Lauer, but it’s currently gaining …

Entertainment

Katie Couric Broke Her Silence About Matt Lauer's Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In November, long-time <i>Today</i> show was fired after allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior came to light.<p>While several current and past <i>Today</i> employees, including Savannah Guthrie, Natalie Morales, and Ann Curry have publicly addressed Lauer's dismissal, his longtime cohost, Katie Couric, has …

Katie Couric

Katie Couric Finally Breaks Her Silence About Matt Lauer

Katie Couric and Matt Lauer spent 15 years breaking news and palling around together as co-hosts of NBC’s <i>Today.</i> And although she’s not ready to talk …

Fashion

Denis Leary slams Matt Lauer as a 'creepy, weaselly guy'

Don't hold back or anything, Denis Leary: Tell us how you <i>really</i> feel about Matt Lauer.<p>Turns out uninhibited actor/comedian Leary thinks he was prescient about Lauer, and way before anyone else.<p>Lauer, 59, was ignominiously fired from his ruling perch on the <i>Today</i>show last week in the wake of a …

News (U.S.)

That Time Al Franken Predicted a Sex Scandal Would End His Career

“What I did was wrong. I’m sorry. I am so, so sorry. Boy, am I sorry,” writes a fictional President Al Franken in his 1999 book “Why Not Me?”<p>As …

Entertainment

A History of Katie Couric and Matt Lauer's Friendship on Today and Beyond

| Fri., Dec. 8, 2017 5:13 PM<p>For a decade, no other network could come close to capturing the magic being made by <b>Katie Couric</b> and <b>Matt Lauer</b> over at</i> …

Matt Lauer

Morning News Meltdown: What's Next for These A.M. Institutions?

NBC's Matt Lauer and CBS's Charlie Rose were both fired after complaints of sexual misconduct.

Norah O'Donnell

COMMENTARY: Canadian media will likely botch its #MeToo moment

Over the last two months, we have seen a deluge of news involving allegations against wealthy, high-profile men who tend to wield lots of power. This …

Journalism

Ann Curry’s New PBS Show Debuts Next Month

Former Today show anchor <b>Ann Curry</b>‘s new show, We’ll Meet Again, debuts January 23 on PBS.<p>The 6-part series features reunions of people whose paths …

Advertising Industry

#MeToo is Not Enough

Yesterday’sNew York Times article about Harvey Weinstein’s “complicity machine,” was an important pivot in our nation’s cultural reckoning on sexual harassment and assault.<p>The article provides an opportunity to re-center the public conversation -- away from individual superstar predators and the …

Feminism

Savannah Guthrie Is Fighting to Save the 'Today' Show: "She Doesn't Wilt Under Pressure" (EXCLUSIVE)

TV star Savannah Guthrie put on a brave face as she co-hosted the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting in NYC on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Only 12 …

Savannah Guthrie

Getty Center Threatened by California Wildfire

Many homes burn in Bel-Air<p>A wildfire near the Getty Cultural Center has caused a complete shutdown of the 405 Freeway between the 101 and 10 freeways …

Entertainment

PBS: Benedict Cumberbatch in April, Hedy Lamarr in May

PBS has lined up Ann Curry for January, Benedict Cumberbatch for April and Angela Lansbury for May.<p>Of special note for Central Florida: “Bombshell: …

HBCUs

‘They all knew’: Co-stars roared in laughter during Matt Lauer’s obscene 2008 roast

Embattled NBC executives have been falling over themselves insisting they had no idea about Matt Lauer’s pervy past. But if anyone doubts that New …

Matt Lauer

Many People Are Wondering What Former 'Today' Anchor Ann Curry Is Up To After Matt Lauer's Firing

<i>(Video provided by USA Today)</i><p>During the June 28, 2012 broadcast of <i>Today</i> Ann Curry announced she would be leaving the <i>Today</i> program after years of …

Matt Lauer

Please Do Keep Replacing Predatory Men with Women

For all the men who noted that booting sexual predators like Charlie Rose, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Jeffrey Tambor from the media/entertainment industry en masse would amount to an "incredible drain of talent," worry not: at least some of them are being replaced by equally (if not more) …

Culture

Matt Lauer Obsesses Over Sandra Bullock's Nude 'Proposal' Scene in Uncomfortable 2009 Interview

This is extremely disturbing.<p>Matt Lauer made light of Anne Hathaway's 2012 wardrobe malfunction, pinched Katie Couric's ass "a lot," and conducted …

Hollywood

Judd Apatow goes back to his roots

Judd Apatow contributes to writing, producing and directing things like “Girls,” “Trainwreck,” “The 40-Year-Old Virgin.” For his 50th birthday …

Judd Apatow

Sexual Harassment Does Not Occur in a Vacuum

When Matt Lauer was fired from his perch of more than two decades at <i>The Today Show</i> last week after allegations of sexual harassment and rape, among …

Gender

Bryan Singer Fired From Freddie Mercury Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Last week, Fox suspended production over director’s “unexpected unavailability”<p>Bryan Singer has been fired from directing the Freddie Mercury biopic …

Entertainment

'Saturday Night Live' Did Not Shy Away from Matt Lauer Jabs

The former 'Today' host was the butt of several jokes on the fellow NBC sketch show Saturday night.<p><i>Saturday Night Live</i> was once again tasked with …

Comedy

‘SNL’ Covers Matt Lauer On ‘Weekend Update’ With A Sly Ann Curry Reference

When sexual misconduct allegations against Matt Lauer were made public on Thursday, everyone’s thoughts immediately turned to Ann Curry. After Curry was let go from <i>Today</i> where she’d been for years, most recently as Lauer’s co-anchor, reports indicated Lauer had helped to foster an environment of …

News (U.S.)

(Not) a Vindication of the Rights of Women

Feelings of vindication are not high on the list for women whose career hit a detour because of a guy who turns out to be, well, rotten.<p>Revelations …

Feminism

Watch The Ladies of SNL Welcome You 'to Hell' with Anti-Sexual Harassment Music Video

In the past few months, a slew of powerful men — from Harvey Weinstein to Matt Lauer — have been outed as sexual predators. Though many may be …

Entertainment

There’s No NBC Loyalty When It Comes to SNL’s Savage Jokes About Matt Lauer

It was only a matter of time before <i>SNL</i> had to say something about NBC’s golden boy Matt Lauer getting fired from the network — logistically speaking, …

Entertainment