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Katie Couric Begins One-Week Stint in Return as ‘Today’ Co-Host on NBC

Katie Couric returns to co-host the “Today” show with Matt Lauer for the week of Jan. 2-6, filling in for Savannah Guthrie who’s on currently maternity leave.

Couric gained most notoriety as “Today” show anchor with Bryant Gumbel from 1991-96 and with Lauer from 1997-2006. Her presence along with the show’s move to the Rockefeller Plaza street-front studio in 1994 propelled “Today” to top the morning ratings for over two decades.

Courier currently contributes to Yahoo news.


Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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