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‘Today’ Co-Host Hoda Kotb Mourns the Death of a ‘New Orleans Treasure’

Hoda Kotb mourns the loss of New Orleans chef Leah Chase

Today co-host Hoda Kotb started her week on Monday (June 3) dealing with the unfortunate news that acclaimed New Orleans chef Leah Chase had died. [RELATED: “Today” Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts Second Daughter, Hope Catherine] “Leah Chase was a New Orleans treasure,” Kotb wrote on her Instagram page alongside a series of pictures of Chase. “That … Read more

Jenna Bush Hager Opens Up About Previous Pregnancy Struggles

Jenna Bush Hager talks about Pregnancy struggles

Today with Hoda & Jenna co-host Jenna Bush Hager surprised the world on Monday when she announced that she was pregnant with her third child…and it’s a boy. But behind all of the smiles and laughs held a truth that Hager had not opened up about until now. She once had an ectopic pregnancy. [RELATED: Jenna … Read more

“Today” Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts Second Daughter, Hope Catherine

Hoda Kotb adopts second baby girl Hope Catherine

Congratulations are in order for Hoda Kotb and her partner Joel Schiffman, who just added a new bundle of joy to their family. The Today show anchor used her platform on the show to share the news that she has become a mother of two. After adopting her first daughter, Haley Joy, two years ago, Hoda … Read more

Jenna Bush Hager Begins First Day of “Today” Show With Special Surprises From Her Famous Family

Jenna Bush Hager Today Show fourth hour first day

Just hours before she would take a seat alongside Hoda Kotb for the first episode of Today with Hoda & Jenna on Monday (April 8,) Jenna Bush Hager headed to her Instagram page to share her excitement and nervousness with her fans. “OMG. THIS is happening,” she wrote on Sunday (April 7.) “I couldn’t be more … Read more

Candace Cameron Bure Stands By Support For “Dear and Close Friend” Lori Loughlin

Candace Cameron Bure supports dear friend Lori Loughlin amidst college bribery scandal

As more and more information continues to come out surrounding the college admissions bribery scandal, where parents including Fuller House star Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are implicated in bribing college officials, media outlets continue to get reactions from friends and co-workers. When Jodie Sweetin and Candace Cameron Bure, who co-star in Fuller House with … Read more

Kathie Lee Gifford Brings Hoda Kotb to Tears With Beautiful Parting Gift

Kathie Lee Gifford Gives Hoda Kotb gift on Today Show

It’s never easy to say goodbye. As Kathie Lee Gifford is wrapping up her time as co-host of Today With Kathie Lee & Hoda, she took a moment to share an emotional gift with co-host Hoda Kotb. “What do I get my Hoda for eleven years of the joy and honor of sitting next to you,” … Read more

“Today” Show Co-Host Kathie Lee Gifford Gets Teary About Saying Goodbye…Again

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb Say goodbye to Today Show

In 2015, Kathie Lee Gifford’s husband Frank Gifford died. In 2017, her mother Joan died. And in 2019, she is leaving the Today show. And no, the goodbyes never get easier for her. “In our family, we always did something called, ‘sunset alert,’” Gifford tearfully tells People magazine in a new interview. “We always lived … Read more

Jenna Bush Hager To Replace Kathie Lee Gifford on “TODAY” with Hoda Kotb

NBC / Today Show / Nathan Congleton

It was a sad day for fans of Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb’s segment on TODAY when KLG announced she’d be leaving the show to pursue her other endeavors back in December— but now, TODAY has officially revealed who will be replacing Kathie Lee on 4th Hour, and it’s none other than the beloved Jenna … Read more

Trace Adkins Makes Holidays Brighter For Children With “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Performance on “TODAY” [Watch]

Trace Adkins Exile I'll Be home for Christmas

Trace Adkins made the trek to New York to appear on the “Today” show with his pals JP Pennington, Les Taylor and Sonny LeMaire of Exile. Trace and the country band joined forces to perform “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” in hopes of bringing awareness to those in need this holiday season. With his Christmas … Read more

Kathie Lee Gifford Opens Up on Decision to Leave “TODAY”

It was a bittersweet moment for fans of “TODAY” on Tuesday, December 11 when Kathie Lee Gifford announced that she’d be leaving the show after 11 years. While a few reasons for her departure were cited in her announcement, Kathie Lee is now opening up further about her decision. “You want to get your story … Read more

Kelly Clarkson and Pentatonix Wow With Performance of “My Grown Up Christmas List” [Watch]

On the recent holiday special Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night, the famed a cappella group joined voices with everyone from the Backstreet Boys to Maren Morris. But it was their rendition of “My Grown Up Christmas List” with Kelly Clarkson that seemed to make quite the impression, especially for Today host Hoda Kotb. “Someone … Read more

Kathie Lee Gifford Announces Departure From “Today”

It’s the end of an era. Kathie Lee Gifford has announced that she’s leaving Today after 11 years serving as host of the fourth hour alongside Hoda Kotb. Kathie Lee Gifford shared the “bittersweet” news on December 11. “It’s an exciting time for me and I’m thrilled about the projects coming up, but it’s also hard because … Read more