A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
Reviews
Popularity
2,127 ( 80)

Episodes

Next Episode


Tomorrow
Episode dated 26 September 2016
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a plot


Most Recent Episode


Friday, September 23
Episode dated 23 September 2016
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Geena Davis (The Exorcist (2016) and Marjorie Prime (2016)); Charlie Weber (How to Get Away with Murder (2014)); Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken (2015)). Also: "Living Legends Today: Harry Belafonte...


Previous Episode


Thursday, September 22
Episode dated 22 September 2016
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Seasons


Years



1   Unknown  
2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   … See all »
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Good Morning America (TV Series 1975)
News | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was ... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga
Live! with Kelly (TV Series 1988)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

This popular and long-running morning talk show owes much of its success to the chemistry between its two hosts, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. Although the format is not significantly ... See full summary »

Stars: Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, Regis Philbin
News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

This is the flagship nightly news program on NBC.

Stars: Lester Holt, Andrea Mitchell, Tom Costello
Entertainment Tonight (TV Series 1981)
News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Stars: Nancy O'Dell, Mark Steines, Kevin Frazier
Minute to Win It (TV Series 2010)
Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Contestants can win $1 million by completing ten tasks involving common household objects, with a one-minute time limit for each task.

Stars: Guy Fieri, Sean L. Malin, Kimberly Fox
The View (TV Series 1997)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A panel of four real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations for a variety of topics.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd
The Talk (TV Series 2010)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A weekday gabfest offering a female perspective on the day's headlines.

Stars: Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Aisha Tyler
Rachael Ray (TV Series 2006)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Stars: Rachael Ray, Mike Goral, Gretta Monahan
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A more recent version of the hit television quiz show. Starting with easy multiple-choice questions that gradually get more challenging, contestants have only their wits and three lifeline ... See full summary »

Stars: Meredith Vieira, Chris Harrison, Terry Crews
60 Minutes (TV Series 1968)
Documentary | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.

Stars: Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft
Dateline NBC (TV Series 1992)
Documentary | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Hosted by noted reporters Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley, this program presents in-depth coverage of news stories in the tradition of 60 Minutes and 20/20. Rather than just reading news reports... See full summary »

Stars: Lester Holt, Ann Curry, Keith Morrison
Deal or No Deal (2005–2009)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

26 sums of money, 26 suitcases and one question: Deal or no deal

Stars: Howie Mandel, Sara Bronson, Lindsay Clubine
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Herself - News Anchor and 3rd Hour Co-Anchor / ... (952 episodes, 2001-2016)
...
 Himself - Co-Anchor / ... (626 episodes, 1996-2016)
...
 Himself - Weather Anchor and 3rd Hour Co-Anchor / ... (590 episodes, 2003-2016)
...
 Herself - Co-Anchor / ... (491 episodes, 2001-2016)
...
 Herself - 4th Hour Co-Anchor / ... (446 episodes, 2007-2016)
...
 Herself - 4th Hour Co-Anchor / ... (444 episodes, 2008-2016)
Edit

Storyline

A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

News | Talk-Show

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 January 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

NBC News Today  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| |

Sound Mix:

(1952-1986)| (1986-)

Color:

(1952-1965)| (1965-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When the show started in 1952, it was seen only in the Eastern and Central time zones, broadcasting three hours a morning but seen for only two hours in each time zone. Later, it aired live for five hours a morning, but it was seen for only two hours in each time zone. Since 1958, the show is tape-delayed for the different time zones. For many years it was a two-hour program from seven to nine ET, until NBC expanded it to three hours (7-10 A.M. Eastern Time/Pacific Time; 6-9 A.M. Central Time/Mountain Time) on October 2, 2000. In 2007, NBC expanded the show to four hours. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Gruen Transfer: Billboard Advertising (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

The Mission
Written by John Williams
Conducted by John Williams
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Better to watch than work on!
27 March 2005 | by (Sussex, England) – See all my reviews

As you can imagine my opportunities for watching are limited to my all too infrequent trips to the US. But I did for one hectic week actually help produce this show, albeit in a very minor capacity. Apart from Wimbledon coverage for HBO this was my first real experience working for American TV, and it was quite an eye opener. In July 1989 the French 'celebrated' their bicentennial of their revolution, and while pretty much every British broadcaster ignored it, the 'Yanks' came over in force.

Presumably the language barrier was thought to be too great for the French to overcome and so NBC hired a British truck, (bizarrely, staffed by Swedish technicians) and hired British operators and engineers of whom I was one. The shoot was on the banks of the Seine, opposite Notre Dame. Just a few yards down from us were ABC with their Good Morning America show, similarly equipped, and fortunately quite friendly as we had to borrow some lighting equipment from them! This was the swansong of Jane Pauley who turned out to be a real lady. Sadly she was about to be stiffed by NBC she was soon to be replaced by a younger, blonder presenter (who guested during the week with us) Shame, as Pauley was a hit with the audience, us, and the many, many, passers by who she treated with respect and courtesy. Bryant Gumbel in contrast, hid what charm he had under a steely, cold exterior, and left me at least in no doubt who was in charge of that particular production.

We also had the pleasure of the company of Willard Scott, who turned out to be a laugh a minute and defused many a tense situation with his easy going humour. Scott has even less hair than I and confused the hell out of me when I saw him later on that year in the studio, with apparently flowing locks. It was only after watching for a few days I realised that he was expected to wear a hairpiece in the studio, but excused the wig, in the blustery conditions of outside work! The real star for me was the director. He's not credited here, but is elsewhere on the IMDb, but forgive me for not naming him. Those in the business will have heard of the $500K+ a year he was making then, and know who I mean. In contrast to the almost fawningly polite style of British Television (I still remember being told on my BBC induction course in the 1970's that we were expected to hold open the doors as we walked around Television Centre, for other members of staff) Americans were direct, and utterly ruthless. One mistake and you were bawled out, two and you were cut, no argument. Remarkable then that I survived the full week although I did learn one or two new swear words. Credit though, when the show was over he walked to every person on that crew and thanked them by name - something a few British directors could learn. I still have a tape we recorded of the show with the his tailback on an extra audio track - and it still makes me blush! The British claim to have invented TV, and well we might, but the Americans have largely perfected it - and they're at their best in this genre of live News and Features. The slick one-two presenter style with throws to specialist sports/weather/news headlines presenters is now adopted by all of our domestic channels, and we know what imitation is…


6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Jenna Bush Hager jlnorton6411
Tamron Hall and Al Roker kitruiter-265-278053
Sheinelle Jones: FANTASTIC ADDITION Delivered81
This is the problem with the Today. wardcm31-16-716932
Jay Leno Threadkill
Did I mishear Al Roker this morning? jonahjameson
Discuss Today (1952) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page