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07/20/2010 03:30 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Brian Williams Mocks, Congratulates Al Roker On 1st Anniversary Of 'Wake Up With Al' (VIDEO)

Al Roker celebrated the first anniversary of his Weather Channel show "Wake Up With Al" Tuesday morning. On hand to help? Brian Williams, who took the opportunity to zing Roker in a pre-recorded greeting.

The "NBC Nightly News" anchor wondered aloud why Roker had even begun the new show, given that Roker is so omnipresent that it took a team of researchers in Sweden to identify "an hour of the day when Al Roker is not on television."

He also noted that Roker didn't need the money, calling him "loaded" and "rolling in it."

Williams then reminisced about his and Roker's recent trip to Haiti, where they shared a tent together.

"I can say this from personal experience on the road," Williams said. "Who among us other than the current Mrs. Roker can say, 'I know what it's like to wake up with Al'?"

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