Hoda has been in so far this week for Savannah, she is a much better fit for the first 2 hours imho, NBC missed the boat not moving her to this slot. (Of course we all know how brilliant their suits have been for the last few years ...)
Rob George has been named director of NBC’s “Today,” TVNewser has learned. For the last three seasons George has been the director of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” He replaces Joe Michaels who was upped to Senior Director last month.
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Burke is said to have made Today a top priority. On Oct. 31, THR.com reported that the show's longtime entertainment booker, Melissa Lonner, will leave by year's end. And NBC News executives are looking at other possible changes. Today had expressed interest in Anderson Cooper for a role on the show. But Cooper, 46, is negotiating a new deal with CNN and will continue to anchor pieces for 60 Minutes, whose executives want him to do more.