HuffPo Hires Actual Child as Editor

Hamilton Nolan · 08/03/11 02:03PM

In your mild Wednesday media column: HuffPo is coming for your teenagers, AOL's iPad magazine looms, Meredith Vieira is not an insane morning person, media redesigns of the moment, and journalists are good at everything.

All the Kooky Things Meredith Vieira Ever Did on Today

Brian Moylan · 06/08/11 10:40AM

Today was Today show anchor Meredith Vieira's last day on the program. It was a very solemn occasion where they took time to recall her important moments like dancing with the Rockettes, falling down while ice skating, being attacked by Robin Williams and Russell Brand, polishing Colin Firth's trophy, and interviewing world leaders like Barack Obama and Miss Piggy.

Donald Trump's Pretend Presidential Campaign Enrages Bill Cosby

Jim Newell · 04/07/11 11:15AM

Donald Trump's latest stop on his pretend presidential campaign that's solely designed to boost ratings for The Celebrity Apprentice was an interview with Meredith Vieira on this morning's Today show, where he discussed Barack Obama's birth certificate. He now has his own "investigators" in Hawaii digging around for it, and they "cannot believe what they're finding." That's hilarious. How is that not hilarious? Mitt Romney only wishes he'd thought of this first.

Matt Lauer Reportedly Leaving Today, Too

Max Read · 04/06/11 07:55PM

Is Matt Lauer quitting Today, too? A day after TV Guide reported that his co-host Meredith Vieira plans on leaving at the end of her contract, Entertainment Tonight reports the same thing about Lauer. It must be Roker's fault, right?

Meredith Vieira Reportedly Leaving Today

Max Read · 04/05/11 06:24PM

According to TV Guide, Today co-host Meredith Vieira will leave the show when her contract expires later this year. She's apparently "weary of the demanding early morning hours," which we assume is code for "sick of Matt Lauer." [TV Guide]

The Today Show Under Attack by Deranged Weirdo

Brian Moylan · 02/22/11 01:24PM

Taping in Rockefeller Center sure is dangerous, and not because of all the annoying tourists. Today while taping in the outdoor plaza, a crazy person hopped the barricade and lunged for hosts Meredith Vieira, Al Roker, and an android known as the Willie Geist 3000. Don't worry, no weathermen were injured in the making of this film.

Watch Jon Stewart's Daily Show Invitation for Glenn Beck

Matt Cherette · 01/19/11 11:14PM

Glenn Beck appeared on Today this morning to defend his violent rhetoric, telling Meredith Vieira that he was only joking—just like Jon Stewart! Tonight, Stewart tried to make sense of the comparison before inviting Beck on his show.

Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, and the Rest of NBC's Today Show Dress Up For Halloween

Whitney Jefferson · 10/29/10 08:05AM

This morning on Today, the show's anchors took dressing up for this weekend's holiday to the extreme. Superman, Lady Gaga, and Justin Bieber were among their choices — and Tina Fey and Will Ferrell came dressed as their Megamind characters. But nothing was as, er, surprising as Natalie Morales' Justin Bieber.

Don't You Dare Call This Woman "Single," Meredith Vieira

Eleni Crush · 07/15/10 02:00PM

Isn't it great when the Today Show slips up? This morning while introducing a segment aptly titled "I Love My Children. I Hate My Life," Meredith called New York magazine's Jennifer Senior a "single mom." That's when things got tense.

13 Year Old Girl Says "Cunt" on the Today Show

Matt Toder · 06/10/10 08:35AM

This morning, Meredith Vieira interviewed a thirteen year-old girl who is a possible accomplice in a beating that resulted from a text message war. She mentioned some of the language used, including one word not appropriate for television.