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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For our “TODAY Climate” series, Bill Gates speaks with Anne Thompson at the UN Climate Conference in Scotland and says Washington needs to show leadership in the fight against global warming. Plus, Kristen Stewart is in Studio 1A to talk with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb about taking on the role of Princess Diana in “Spencer,” Oscar buzz and her big engagement news! Also ahead, Ed Sheeran chats with Savannah and Carson Daly about his new album, fatherhood, and prepping to perform on SNL this weekend.
The latest on Glenn Youngkin's win in Virginia and what the election fallout means for President Biden and democrats — chief White House correspondent, Kristen Welker, reports. Plus, the first wave of younger children are now getting vaccinated. This as NFL star Aaron Rodgers tests positive for COVID-19. The White House says that the rollout should be fully up-and-running by next week. Also ahead, millions are waking up across the country to the first freeze of the season — Al Roker has your forecast. And, new details about the 4-year-old girl who was found alive after vanishing from family campsite 18 days earlier.
An inside look at the soaring popularity of pickleball — Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Carson Daly, Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones and Jenna Bush Hager are all giving it a try! Plus, Hoda chats with Olivia Munn — all about her new movie, “Violet,” and preparing to become a mom. Also ahead, in our ongoing series “TODAY Climate,” learn how rising global temperatures are threatening coffee supply — Al travels to California to explore solutions to the potential shortage.
A TODAY Exclusive — the attorneys of the woman in charge of weapons on the “Rust” movie set will join us live to speak about the case for the first time – and they say someone may have sabotaged the set. Plus, everything you need to know about election night — including the win for Republicans in Virginia. Also ahead, CDC director gives final authorization of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for kids ages five to 11 — the rollout set to begin immediately.
A TODAY exclusive — Savannah Guthrie sits down with Huma Abedin, Hilary Clinton's longtime aide and ex-wife of disgraced New York politician Anthony Weiner. She's opening up about the trials and triumphs she's faced in Washington and beyond. Also ahead, Andy Cohen is sharing big news about the future of the “Real Housewives.” Plus, all about his new book, “Glitter Every Day: 365 Quotes From Women I Love,” inspired by Hoda Kotb! And, meet Minnesota Vikings linebacker, Eric Kendricks, who is leading the fight for social justice in Minneapolis.
Live in Scotland where President Biden has just arrived for a make-or-break climate conference with other world leaders, a gathering his own advisors have billed the “last best chance” to save the planet. This, as he faces new questions about the future of his economic agenda. Plus, the battle is intensifying over vaccine mandates for NYC municipal workers — enforcement begins today and thousands of city workers are set to be docked pay for failing to comply. Also ahead, Alec Baldwin speaks out about that fatal shooting on the “Rust” movie set. And, the latest on Queen Elizabeth's health as royal family members take on greater roles in her absence.
Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones, and Craig Melvin are on the Plaza celebrating Halloween — Football Fright in America! Hear all about their fun, football-themed costumes! Plus, Steve Kornacki is sharing some spooky Halloween statistics. Also ahead, catching up with Idris Elba on his new film, “The Harder They Fall.”
TODAY celebrates Halloween! SiriusXM Today Show Radio's Holly Palmieri is on the sidelines in “Stadium” 1A and walking us through TODAY's annual Halloween costume reveal! Plus, former New York Giant and Super Bowl champion, Victor Cruz, is joining in on the fun and choosing the best Halloween costume on the Plaza. And, former NFL player turned professional foodie, Derrell Smith, has some recipes for Sunday night's big game.
Live in Rome, Italy, where President Biden begins his overseas trip this morning with a historic meeting at the Vatican with the Pope. Plus, former New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, has been charged with a misdemeanor sex crime and ordered to appear in court — the potential prison time he could face. Also ahead, the latest in the ongoing investigation into that fatal shooting on set of Alec Baldwin's new movie as the armorer Hannah Guttierez-Reed breaks her silence. And, an NBC News exclusive — Craig Melvin sits down with the family of Alex Murdaugh's longtime housekeeper. They are speaking out for the first time since her death and his arrest.
A TODAY exclusive — Marion Hedges shares her story ten years after she was injured in a shopping cart attack 10 years ago. Plus, celebrating 100 days until the 2022 Winter Olympics! Meet some Team USA hopefuls. And, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb chat with two-time Olympic gold medal-winning skier, Mikaela Shiffrin!
Breaking news as President Biden scrambling to reach a budget deal before his overseas trip to Europe. The president is sitting down with all House democrats this morning. NBC's Chief White House Correspondent, Kristen Welker, reports. Plus, new Covid cases are dropping dramatically nationwide and states are now planning to begin vaccinating younger children as early as next week. Also ahead, Savannah Guthrie speaks live with the New Mexico sheriff leading the investigation into that tragic movie set shooting on Alec Baldwin's new film — where things stand with possible criminal charges after revealing a live bullet was used.
Concern grows for the health of Queen Elizabeth as she announces she will skip the COP26 climate summit. Plus, NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren opens up about her breast cancer journey and introduces us to a special group giving women like her new hope. Also ahead, a special edition of “Steals and Deals,” — Jill Martin has all the bargains on our most popular items throughout the years.
FDA advisory panel votes to recommend Pfizer's Covid vaccine for younger children ages five to 11. Plus, the bomb cyclone causes damage and power outages as it continues North. Al Roker has the full forecast. Also ahead, the latest from that fatal shooting on the New Mexico set of Alec Baldwin's latest movie — what a behind-the-scenes video of the production is revealing about weapon safety on set. And, what you can do to save money on Thanksgiving food as prices increase.
A TODAY exclusive — details on a vaccine trial to prevent one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer. Plus, Lady A is in Studio 1A! All about their new album and much more. Also ahead, Chrissy Teigen opens up to Hoda Kotb after a year of challenges and is cooking up orange chicken fried sandwiches.
States of emergency declared in New York and New Jersey as a powerful Nor'easter slams the region with heavy rain and winds. This, as the Midwest is bracing for another round of tornadoes and as the bomb cyclone impacts millions on the west coast. Al Roker has everything you need to know. Plus, experts at the FDA are set to weigh in on whether to recommend the Pfizer vaccine to younger kids, and Moderna is now getting ready to seek approval as well. Also ahead, the latest on the tragic shooting on set of Alec Baldwin's new film.
TODAY's Holiday Consumer — NBC's investigative and consumer correspondent, Vicky Nguyen, has an inside look at the best holiday deals. Plus, a sneak peek at Hoda Kotb's one-on-one conversation with Sheryl Crow for this week's “Making Space with Hoda Kotb” podcast — all about her music career, path to motherhood and much more. Also ahead, the inspiring story of how a football team is helping a California town recover from a devastating wildfire.
New details on what led to that fatal accident on the set of Alec Baldwin's movie — this as tributes pour in for Halyna Hutchins. Plus, will there be civil or criminal charges? Also ahead, the “bomb cyclone” — the latest on the powerful storm roaring across California and the Pacific Northwest causing deaths, damage and evacuations. Al Roker has your latest forecast. And, it's officially two months to Christmas and to deal with the holiday season, USPS has announced big plans to add facilities and extra staffing to combat shipping crisis. Plus, remembering “Friends” actor James Michael Tyler who lost his battle with prostate cancer over the weekend.
Breaking news overnight: Alec Baldwin fires a prop gun while filming, killing the director of photography and wounding the director. Plus, the CDC gives the go-ahead for an added dose of protection for more Americans while also allowing for a mix-and-match approach — Savannah Guthrie speaks with CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky about what comes next. Also ahead, FBI confirms those human remains found in a remote Florida nature preserve are those of Brian Laundrie. And, Buckingham Palace reveals that Queen Elizabeth has spent the night in a hospital before returning to Windsor Castle.
Andra the bullhorn Brian Laundrie protester, Thomas Markle takes the high road, new Jack White music, Oberlin v. Cisgender men, mandate madness, Brittany Murphy HBO doc, and the infamous Evan Longoria pic.We find out the MLB league championships are in progress. Boston fans are being really mean to A-Rod. Trevor Bauer is on YouTube instead of the NLCS.The Buffalo Bills lost MNF on a Josh Allen slip. BranDon lost his fantasy matchup. Marc lost his parlay.Reminder: Mitch Albom does a lot of great things for Haiti. Mitch has killed the goatee.We remember the quick 2-minute segment of Evan Longoria's dick pic that got the Drew & Mike Show in trouble with the FCC around 2012.Andra Griffin is hanging out at Brian Laundrie's house every single day. Chris Laundrie got fed up and ripped her sign... now he's being sued for $40. We chat with Andra.We try and connect with Brian Laundrie's doppelganger and we check in with the hotel that narc'd on him.Simon Monjack was the biggest con and Brittany Murphy paid for it. HBO Max has a new documentary that tells the story.Karl's WATP show is climbing up the charts. The Reddit page is being really mean to Drew, but they LOVE Eric Zane.The fall of Radio Hall of Famer, Eric Ferguson, continues.It's Wednesday, bitches.That 70's Show gets a spinoff: That 90's Show! We wonder if that Scientologist (and rapist) will reprise his role.Katie Couric jumped on the Today Show. Savannah Guthrie has vocal fry now. Marc coins 'lateral dating'.Thomas Markle speaks out on Good Morning Britain and takes the high road. The poor old man has been dumped and wants to see his grandbabies. Meghan and Harry have a new investment firm (cause they need more money) that isn't as woke as they think it is.Don't drink and drive 150 mph on I-696.Bonerliners did not like The Guilty.Jack White dropped the first song in a long time... twice.The View was not a safe space for Meghan McCain. Joy Behar is so mean.Adele new songs sound like Adele songs.Rebel Wilson still sizzles.Cisgender men are not welcome on the Oberlin College campus. Peter Fray-Witzer needs a lot of time to process things before someone enters his space.People would rather film a rape than call 911 on the rapist.Drew and Marc feel marginalized for being left-handed.Mandates: The Washington State Cougars blow out their coach. Southwest bails on their plan. Allison Williams quits ESPN. Congress and other special people are exempt... not you. Religious exemptions are confusing.The Chicago Sky had a huge parade.Lyla is a humping machine.We roll with a few more older segments for Clarktober.Social media is dumb but we're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (Drew and Mike Show, Marc Fellhauer, Trudi Daniels and BranDon).