Today (American TV program)

American morning television program broadcast on NBC
(Redirected from The Today Show)

The Today Show is a morning talk/news show. It airs on National Broadcasting Company (NBC). As of 2018, the anchors are Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb. Craig Melvin reads the news and Al Roker forecasts the weather. Carson Daly contributes to the program on a regular basis as well.

GenreMorning news/talk
Created bySylvester Weaver
Presented by
Narrated by
Theme music composer
Opening theme2012 Today AGOpen1 (2013–present)
Ending theme"Energetic Today"
"Slow Today"
ComposerAdam Gubman & Non-Stop Music
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons68
No. of episodes18,201 (as of July 31, 2020)
Executive producersLibby Leist,[1] Tom Mazzarelli
Production locationsStudio 1A, NBC Studios
New York City, U.S.
Camera setupMulti-camera setup
Running time4 hours (weekdays),
2 hours (Saturdays),
1 hour (Sundays)
Production companyNBC News Productions
Original release
ReleaseJanuary 14, 1952 (1952-01-14) –
Early Today

During the week, the hours of Today (7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.) are co-anchored by Savannah Guthrie (2012–present) and Hoda Kotb (2018–present) alongside co-hosts Al Roker (weather anchor, 1996–present), Craig Melvin (news anchor, 2018–present) and Carson Daly (features anchor, 2013–present).

The show also has a third and fourth hour, but they are treated like separate shows. The third hour, called 3rd Hour Today, is hosted by Roker, Melvin, Sheinelle Jones and Dylan Dreyer. The fourth hour, called Hoda & Jenna, is hosted by Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager.

Former anchors include Bryant Gumbel, Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry and Matt Lauer.

References change

  1. Steinberg, Brian (January 17, 2018). "Libby Leist Will Lead NBC's 'Today' to Tomorrow". Variety.