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Joe Fryer is sitting down with some of the stars of “Annie Live!” — Harry Connick Jr., Nicole Scherzinger, Tituss Burgess and Megan Hilty. Plus, catching up with Julie Bowen — all about playing a young grandmother in the new Netflix movie, “Mixtape.” Also, Vanessa Lachey is sharing two of her family's favorite holiday dishes.
Composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim, died on Friday at the age of 91 — we're looking back at his legendary career and how Broadway stars are honoring his life and work. Plus, a TODAY Exclusive: Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb sit down with author Christopher Andersen to chat about his new book “Brothers and Wives: Inside the Private Lives of William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan.” Also, Rita Moreno is in-studio to talk about her role in Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” 60 years after playing “Anita.” And, Joe Fryer visits the set of “Annie Live!” — he chats with Celina Smith and Taraji P. Henson.
New York has declared a state of emergency that will take effect later this week, and there are new travel restrictions for international travelers due to growing concerns over the Omicron Covid variant —Dr. Ashish Jha has what you need to know. Plus, it's Cyber Monday — CEO of Amazon's Worldwide Consumer, Dave Clark, speaks with Hoda Kotb. Also, Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial begins today. And: remembering fashion trailblazer Virgil Abloh.
Al Roker introduces us to the newest friends on Sesame Street who are teaching our children about the importance of celebrating differences and about race and racism. Plus, it's Superfood Friday — TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer is putting a “superfood” twist on latkes.
Meet Claire, the Scottish Deerhound who just won The National Dog Show and made history by being named the “Best in Show” for the second year in a row. Plus, a Black Friday edition of “TODAY Bestsellers” — lifestyle expert Jasmine Snow has the best kitchen, tech and gadget deals you can get right now. Also, Erin McLaughlin has the inspiring story of a deaf California football team who is heading to the state championship.
It's Black Friday — should you shop in-store or online? We'll take a closer look at what you can expect and CNBC's senior retail reporter, Courtney Reagan, has more on what the supply chain crisis means for businesses. Plus, Covid cases are on the rise in some parts of the country and a variant found in South Africa is causing major concerns. Also, a string of so-called smash and grab robberies in high-end stores are causing Black Friday shoppers to think twice before heading into a store. And, Buckingham Palace is calling a new documentary about Prince Williams and Prince Harry “overblown and unfounded.” Plus, there are new questions about Queen Elizabeth's health as she spends her first Christmas without Prince Phillip.
We are spread out all along the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Al Roker is chatting with the cast of “Girls5eva” — Busy Philipps, Paula Pell, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Sara Bareilles — and country music star Mickey Guyton ahead of their performances! Plus, Tom Llamas sits down with the first Latina editor of The Harvard Crimson. Also, Jill Martin is helping you jump-start Black Friday with a Thanksgiving edition of “Steals and Deals!”
It's the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and our team is spread out all along the parade route — Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb talk to New York City police commissioner Dermot Shea about the efforts to make sure it is a safe celebration. Plus, a jury has convicted three men of murdering Ahmaud Arbery. Also, Al Roker chats with Jon Batiste about performing in the Thanksgiving Parade for the first time. This, after just getting nominated for 11 Grammy Awards — the most of any artist this year.
NBC investigative and consumer correspondent, Vicky Nguyen, has your holiday shipping 101 — how can you make sure your gifts arrive on time? Plus, chefs Matt Abdoo, Marisel Salazar and Lazarus Lynch are sharing their last-minute Thanksgiving tips. Also, Sheinelle Jones and Al Roker are catching up with Andy Grammer — he's previewing his performance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Jenna Bush Hager goes one-on-one with Bono — all about his new role in “Sing 2,” and what's next for U2. Plus, 21 chefs — including Martha Stewart, Kevin Curry, Elizabeth Heiskell and Matt Abdoo — are on the Plaza to share their favorite Thanksgiving recipes, tricks, substitutions and much more!
With Thanksgiving just a day away, millions of Americans are travelling to their Thanksgiving destination and facing busy airports, heavy traffic and higher gas prices — everything you need to know as you prepare. Plus, Al Roker has your Thanksgiving forecast. Also, some Americans are rushing to get their booster shots and Covid tests before their holiday gatherings — this, as cases climb in parts of the country. And, an eight-year-old boy has died after suffering injuries in that Wisconsin holiday parade tragedy.
NBC senior business correspondent, Stephanie Ruhle, is looking ahead to Black Friday and sharing some tips to help take advantage of the best deals. Plus, with Small Business Saturday coming up, Craig Melvin, Sheinelle Jones and Al Roker are highlighting small businesses on the Plaza. Also, comedian Sebastian Maniscalco is chatting all about his cooking show, “Well Done with Sebastian Maniscalco.”
Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Craig Melvin, Al Roker and Carson Daly are gathering for TODAY's Potluck Thanksgiving! They are sharing their favorite traditions, memories, food and what they are thankful for. Plus, Savannah sits down with journalist Poppy Harlow to chat about her first children's book, “The Biggest Little Boy: A Christmas Story” and going to law school. Also, with holiday shopping underway, we are celebrating small businesses on the Plaza!
Breaking news — the White House announces it will tap into the strategic petroleum reserves to ease soaring gas prices. Plus, the latest on the victims and the suspect in that holiday parade tragedy in Waukesha, Wisconsin — Tom Llamas has your live report. Also, later today, NASA will launch its first-ever attempt to redirect an asteroid. And, a TODAY exclusive — United Airlines CEO, Scott Kirby, speaks with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb about how the airline is handling the holiday travel rush, the coronavirus and much more.
As part of our “TODAY's Checklist” series, NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar has what you need to know about diabetes. Plus, catching up with June Diane Raphael — all about her new film, “8-Bit Christmas.” Also, it's Make Ahead Monday! Skyler Bouchard, also known as “Dining with Skyler,” has a twist on the classic chicken pot pie.
Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb are kicking off our annual “Thanks & Giving” series — today, they are chatting with St. Jude Children's Hospital's national outreach director, Marlo Thomas, and former St. Jude patient, Hayley Arceneaux, on how her recent trip to space is helping kids at the hospital. Plus, the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Parade is just three days away and executive producer Will Coss has what we can expect. Also, as part of our “Once In A Lifetime” series, Matthew McConaughey has a surprise for a music teacher and his students — see how music education has benefited a Compton school.
The latest on that holiday parade tragedy in Waukesha, Wisconsin — Tom Llamas is live on the scene with new details and speak to a witness. Plus, two of the 17 U.S.-based missionary group members kidnapped in Haiti have been released. Also, holiday travel is now underway — Al Roker has your latest forecast and Tom Costello is live from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. And, an exclusive interview with Walmart's CEO — what to expect as you shop for Thanksgiving essentials, the latest on the supply chain crisis, price hikes and Black Friday deals.
Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Maria Shriver are catching up with Rosamund Pike — all about her new show, “The Wheel of Time.” Plus, “At Home TODAY with Jill Martin” — gift ideas, and products for a cozy home.
Could the very first Thanksgiving meal hold the secret to living a longer and healthier life? Cynthia McFadden is tasting the very first foods of the holiday with National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner. Plus, celebrating 22 years of Natalie Morales at NBC — her goodbye letter to TODAY viewers. Also, TODAY Loves Football — to get you ready for Sunday Night's battle between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Los Angeles Chargers, cookbook author and restaurant owner Adrienne Calvo has some fun recipes!
Breaking — the House passes President Biden's nearly $2 trillion “Build Back Better” plan. Plus, the FDA has authorized Pfizer and Moderna booster shots for all adults. Also, extreme weather and supply chain issues are leading to a nationwide Christmas tree shortage. And, two major storms are set to slow the start of a busy Thanksgiving travel week — Al Roker has your latest forecast.
It's Alzheimer's Awareness Month and we're shining a light on the work done by caregivers — MSNBC anchor Richard Lui is sharing how music is helping aging loved ones and their caregivers. Plus, Maria Shriver and Sheinelle Jones are chatting with Vanessa Hudgens about her new movie, “The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star,” and what it's like playing three roles. Also, Shop All Day contributor Makho Ndlovu has all the products you need to be the perfect holiday host.
Maria Shriver is sharing her powerful conversation with Patti Davis, daughter of Ronald and Nancy Reagan, on something they have both faced: caring for a parent with Alzheimer's. Plus, Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie are chatting with Lin-Manuel Miranda about what it was like to direct his first movie, “Tick, Tick... Boom!” and what he did when he found out Andrew Garfield can sing. Also, TODAY Best Sellers — Shop All Day contributor Jenn Falik has all the kitchen gadgets you need.
The latest in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial as jury deliberations enter day three. Plus, rising Covid cases across the country — Moderna is now asking the FDA to make its extra dose available to everyone ages 18 and up, and it could issue new guidance on Pfizer's booster as soon as today. Also, severe weather, crowds, staffing concerns and new protocols threaten smooth holiday travel — everything you need to know as you prepare. And, Thanksgiving dinner shortages — tips on stocking up on what you need. Plus, Chinese tennis player, Peng Shuai, has not been seen in more than two weeks after she accused a top Chinese politician of sexual assault.
TODAY's Holiday Handbook — a warning about how scammers are trying to take advantage of you this season and tips on what to watch for online. Plus, all about the new Netflix series, “True Story” — Kevin Hart and the show's creator Eric Newman stop by to chat with Al Roker, Craig Melvin, Sheinelle Jones and Maria Shriver. And, Don Johnson is also in-studio to chat about the “Nash Bridges” movie.
President Biden is heading to the new General Motors factory in Detroit today that will build battery-powered vehicles. General Motors CEO, Mary Barra, gives Tom Costello an exclusive tour. Plus, a TODAY Holiday Handbook — Dr. Natalie Azar and Vicky Nguyen have your guide to get-togethers, traveling, Covid testing and vaccine etiquette. Also, a TODAY exclusive — supermodel Iman is in Studio 1A to chat about releasing her first fragrance, “Love Memoir,” as a tribute to her love story with late-husband David Bowie.
The FDA is expected to authorize the Pfizer booster shot for all adults — this, as Covid cases are on the rise. Plus, the latest in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial as jury deliberations go into day two. Also, with Thanksgiving just eight days away, millions of Americans are getting ready to travel — what to expect if you are planning on traveling for the holidays. And, we're talking with the director of a new “New York Times” documentary about the infamous wardrobe malfunction involving Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake at the Super Bowl.
Sheinelle Jones has a sneak peek at the newest balloons and floats for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. Plus, Al Roker, Craig Melvin and Maria Shriver are catching up with Aubrey Plaza — all about her new children's book, “The Legend of the Christmas Witch.” Also, WWE champ “The Miz” stops by to chat about this weekend's WWE's Survivor Series.
Gas prices are up across the U.S. as millions plan to travel for the holidays — we tell you why they're spiking. Plus, celebrating “Harry Potter” — today makes 20 years since the first film was released in the U.S. Also, inside the making of “The Office” and how it has inspired a new book, “Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office.” Erin McLaughlin chats with the authors, Brian Baumgartner and Ben Silverman.
Al Roker is tracking that wild weather in the Northwest — the problems being created by flooding rain and high winds. Plus, the Kyle Rittenhouse trial will be turned over to the jury today following lengthy closing arguments. Also, breaking overnight — President Biden signs infrastructure bill and holds virtual talks amid US-China tensions. And, the crew aboard the International Space Station has been forced to shelter-in-place following a Russian anti-satellite missile test that caused debris to pass dangerously close to the station.
As a bonus for you, we're sharing a special preview of The Thing About Helen & Olga, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison. Helen and Olga are kindly old ladies who open their hearts and wallets to down-and-out men in Los Angeles. In a city named for angels, the two women seem heaven-sent. After one of the men is killed by a hit-and-run driver -- and then another suffers the same fate -- investigators uncover a horrifying and twisted plot that stuns even the most seasoned detectives.Listen to all six episodes of The Thing About Helen & Olga now: https://link.chtbl.com/helenolga_feed
New health concerns after Queen Elizabeth withdrew last minute from a Remembrance Day ceremony — Buckingham Palace says she has a sprained back. Plus, Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Maria Shriver are catching up with Ernie Hudson — all about reprising his role in the upcoming film “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” Also, food legend Mark Bittman teaches how to transform a loaf of bread into cookies.
Hoda Kotb sits down with Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall — what she's revealing about her journey and the importance of staying true to yourself after she was brought into the team to turn around a toxic environment. Plus, a look inside the world of “virtual influencers” — how robots are changing social media. Also, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda are chatting with Andrew Garfield about his role in Lin-Manuel Miranda's new film “Tick, Tick… Boom!” about the life of “Rent” creator Jonathan Larson. And, meet the newest friend on “Sesame Street” — Ji-Young is making her TV debut with us!
Concerns rise over an uptick in Covid cases as families gather for the holidays. Plus, a 9-year-old boy has now died from injuries suffered at Astroworld Festival. Also, attorneys are making their closing arguments today in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial — Gabe Gutierrez speaks with Rittenhouse's mother ahead of a possible verdict in the coming days. And, new health concerns for Queen Elizabeth as she pulls out of her scheduled return to her Royal duties because of a sprained back.
Can you guess who's joining Sheinelle Jones, Al Roker and Craig Melvin to wrap up family week? Plus, catching up with La La Anthony — she is sharing an important health message and opening up about a recent medical scare. Also ahead, it's Superfood Friday! TODAY Nutritionist Joy Bauer has some fun cocktails recipes.
Olympic gold medalist Suni Lee says she was pepper-sprayed during a racist attack months after the Tokyo Olympics. Plus, the inspiring story of how a Rhode Island mother is helping feed children around the world. Also ahead, Sheinelle Jones sits down with Paul Rudd and Will Ferrell — all about their new series “The Shrink Next Door.” And, Carson and Siri Daly are sharing their favorite game-day recipes!
The latest on the Kyle Rittenhouse trial — closing arguments now set for Monday. Plus, a federal appeals court has blocked the release of Trump White House records to the January 6 committee. Also ahead, Astroworld Festival death toll rises to nine. This, as new audio reveals what police saw during those chaotic moments. And, a judge could decide to end Britney Spears' conservatorship today — we're live outside the courthouse with the latest.
It's family week on the 3rd Hour, and today, sportscaster and Craig Melvin's wife, Lindsay Czarniak, is co-hosting! Plus, meet a veteran who is using art and music to help his fellow service members. Also ahead, catching up with Gary Sinise — all about his foundation which honors and supports veterans, first responders and their families.
Vicky Nguyen has tips on how to tackle rising costs as Americans face the biggest inflation increase in 30 years. Plus, on this Veterans Day, learn how a special group of rescue dogs are helping veterans overcome their struggles with mental health. Also ahead, on “TODAY's Holiday Handbook,” “Consumer Reports” digital lifestyle editor, Elliot Weiler, is revealing the top products of the year to give or receive.
From the impact on your everyday routine to holiday shopping, Tom Costello and Stephanie Ruhle have an in-depth look at what is causing record inflation numbers and the issues that surround soaring prices. Plus, the latest from the Kyle Rittenhouse trial — the teenager breaking down in tears and now the possibility of a mistrial after the judge lashed out at the prosecution. Also ahead, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle show support for U.S. service members at the 2021 Salute to Freedom Gala at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum last night.
It's family week on the 3rd Hour and today, Sheinelle Jones' brother, Fernando Jones is co-hosting! Plus, Stephanie Ruhle is sharing important information about open enrollment and spending. Also ahead, America Ferrera and Karrie Martin Lachney chat about their show, “Gentefied.”
An update on that IVF mix-up at a California fertility clinic that resulted in two women giving birth to each other's babies — one couple has already filed a lawsuit, and now a lawyer for the other couple says they will too. Plus, sales of air purifiers skyrocketed during the pandemic, but how much of a difference do they make? Vicky Nguyen has what you need to look for when buying one. Also ahead, Ryan Reynolds is in Studio 1A! He's chatting with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb about his new film, “Red Notice,” family life and much more.
Breaking overnight: a federal judge has denied former President Donald Trump's attempt to withhold White House records. This, as the January 6 committee issues 10 more subpoenas — chief White House correspondent Peter Alexander has the latest. Plus, the Biden administration has announced new plans to fix U.S. ports and the supply chain crisis. Also ahead, the latest on the criminal investigation into Astroworld. And, Pfizer seeks approval from the FDA for adult booster shots. This, as some schools are easing mask mandates now that the vaccine is available to younger kids.
This week, the anchor's family members are co-hosting the 3rd Hour — first up is Chris Roker, Al Roker's younger brother! NBA icon Kevin Garnett joins Al, Chris, Craig Melvin and Sheinelle Jones to chat about his new documentary, “Kevin Garnett: Anything Is Possible.” Plus, as part of our “She Made It” series, Jill Martin is introducing us to an attorney who found a new passion: waffles!
A California couple is suing a fertility clinic over an IVF mix-up — the woman says she was implanted the wrong embryo and gave birth to a stranger's child. Plus, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier marks its 100th anniversary by opening to visitors for the first time this week — Craig Melvin visits Arlington National Cemetery. Also ahead, Hoda Kotb goes one-on-one with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to chat about his new movie, “Red Notice,” working with Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds, and being a girl dad.
New details on the ongoing criminal investigation into Astroworld Festival as victims' families being to speak out and rapper Travis Scott announces he will cover funeral costs and refund all attendees — Savannah Guthrie speaks with Houston fire chief, Samuel Peña. Plus, the push to vaccinate children intensifies as the Biden administration urges appeals court not to block new coronavirus vaccine rules for large businesses. Also ahead, the January 6th committee issues six subpoenas to top Trump campaign associates — chief White House correspondent Peter Alexander has the latest. And, what does your bedtime have to do with heart health? Researchers are revealing the exact hour you should fall asleep to lower risk of heart disease.
Scottie Pippen is in Studio 1A to talk about his new book, “Unguarded,” that is rocking the sports world. Plus, Al Roker chats with Gal Gadot about her new movie “Red Notice,” that dance scene with Dwayne Johnson and what's in store for Wonder Woman 3! Also ahead, Shop All Day contributor, Jenn Falik, has the best products for a better night's sleep.
A 16-year-old girl who was reported missing last week is now safe after using TikTok hand gestures to signal for help. Plus, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb are catching up again with Erin Azar, or Mrs. Space Cadet on TikTok, after running Sunday's New York City Marathon. Also ahead, meet LA Rams captain, Andrew Whitworth, who is working with Habitat for Humanity to take on the housing crisis in his community.
The latest on the criminal investigation into Astroworld Festival where eight people died and hundreds were injured. Now, rapper Travis Scott and festival organizers are facing multiple lawsuits — we're live in Houston. Plus, as of today, U.S. borders are re-open to travelers from nearly three-dozen countries as long as they are fully-vaccinated. Also ahead, is quality customer service becoming a thing of the past? It's called “skimpflation,” and it's causing longer wait times, fewer options, unhappy customers and more as businesses cut costs.
A Consumer Confidential: New York Times best-selling author and emergency room physician, Dr. Sampson Davis, is breaking down your end-of-the-year medical checklist — what we need to focus on when it comes to health. Plus, Sheinelle Jones, Al Roker and Jill Martin are catching up with Colin Quinn — all about his return to the stage with his new special, “The Last Best Hope.” Also ahead, Joy Bauer is helping you plan-ahead for Thanksgiving with two healthy side dishes.
An unexpected potential treatment for PTSD: psychedelic drugs — will the FDA approve it for widespread medical use? Savannah Guthrie reports. Plus, TODAY Show contributor and co-founder of “Toy Portfolio,” Stephanie Oppenheim, is revealing this holiday season's most popular toys. Also ahead, Savannah and Carson Daly are catching up with Jeff Daniels as “To Kill A Mockingbird” reopens on Broadway.
Breaking news overnight: promising new results from a clinical trial of Pfizer's anti-viral pill to treat Covid. Plus, millions of Americans are waking up to another frigid morning today — Al Roker has your full forecast. Also ahead, Aaron Rodgers is out from Sunday's big game against the Kansas City Chiefs after testing positive for Covid. Now, the NFL is launching an investigation into whether Rodgers followed Covid rules as new questions rise over his vaccination status. And, with just 50 days until Christmas, Vicky Nguyen is taking you behind-the-scenes of a UPS “super hub” as it prepares for a very busy holiday season.