Ann Curry's half-Japanese background probably doesn't even register with most Today viewers. What a vast majority see is a talented journalist; a class act who doesn't have an easy, breezy morning show co-host personality.
While the Today Show's ratings declined during Curry's tenure, and Guthrie should be fine, it's still sad to see Curry go. It also strikes a blow against minority journalists, particularly Asians.
Savannah Guthrie is likeable, spunky and intelligent. She's a goofy kid sister but with an edge. She must be disappointed to start this coveted, high profile job under uncomfortable circumstances, but she never cracked under the scrutiny.
Curry tearfully told her viewers: "I'm sorry I didn't make it across the finish line." That's not true, she got to the anchor chair and here's where the mystery gets interesting. Ann Curry cannot be blamed for the current Today Show ratings problem.
The Today Show just went through a divorce. Based on statistics, the scene which played out on our television screens was familiar to more than half the viewing audience. It was to me.
Why should I hide the fact that I'm in a good mood and want to wish whomever I'm writing a happy day through a silly little emoticon?
For the first time in 16 years, there's a battle brewing in the ratings between Good Morning America and Today for the top spot. The two shows differ in substance, style and personality.
I'm sick of the low blows, the kidney punches, and the shots after the bell and on the breaks. I'm sick of all the trash talking. From Vanity Fair, The Today Show and The View just to name a few.
Ms. Bauer, who has been a longtime champion of successful dieters, points out that dieting and losing weight is 50 percent attitude. And thus, she suggests a couple essential (and common) steps for anyone who wants to win at the losing game.
Managers would be wise to allow employees to invent, or re-fashion, their jobs as long as it fits the company's needs and that of its customers or clients.
NBC News found itself immersed in some big hot water recently because of one small editing decision. Having worked in TV and radio for many years, I'm frankly surprised that these embarrassing dust-ups don't happen more often.
Could anyone think of a better choice for Romney than Sarah Palin? She is a proven vice presidential candidate.
This week began with Mitt Romney getting pranked on April Fools' Day before he almost, finally eliminated rival Rick Santorum in Tuesday's less-than-t...
I, for one, am thrilled that our girls have the opportunity to experience something close to what iyr generation had with the Beatles.
We often conceive of a preoccupation with beauty, weight and age as a solitary activity for a woman -- an internal conversation she runs in the privacy of her own head.