Matt Lauer is not taking Today’s low ratings well – in fact, he has turned into an “anchor animal,” reports the Post.
Apparently, Mr. Lauer is trying to fix the show by “basically executive-producing,” berating staff for “not trying hard enough” and not letting anyone even mention Good Morning America. Today is Read More
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Other people’s bad ratings are the best revenge, especially if you are Ann Curry. Just three months after Ms. Curry was let go at Today in an effort to improve ratings, it looks like the show’s problem wasn’t Ms. Curry after all, reports the Post.
Today, which used to own the morning show race, is all set to get beat out by Good Morning America for the third week in a row. Even the Olympics couldn’t save the summer for NBC–ratings were down 7 percent overall.
Since departing NBC last year after a string of failures, former network co-chairman Ben Silverman was brought on by Barry Diller to fulfill a similar role for IAC. It is called Electus and it is a “next generation studio.”
Yesterday, Electus launched an online-only morning show for AOL. Called “AOL Daybreak,” the Read More