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Seasons:
1 | 6 | 35 | 61 | unknown
Release Date:
14 January 1952 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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.
Awards:
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 31 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Excellence in Journalism See more (10 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 991)

Natalie Morales ... Herself - Substitute News Anchor / ... (702 episodes, 2001-2014)

Matt Lauer ... Himself - Co-Host / ... (351 episodes, 1996-2014)

Al Roker ... Himself - Weather / ... (320 episodes, 1996-2014)
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Series Directed by
John Howard (7 episodes, 1970)
Joe Michaels (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Writing credits
Robert Cunniff (29 episodes, 1963-1968)
Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. (4 episodes, 2006-2011)

Series Produced by
Marc Victor .... co-executive producer (1,141 episodes, 2004-2011)
Jim Bell .... executive producer / producer (770 episodes, 2005-2012)
Federico S. Quadrani .... producer / supervising producer (708 episodes, 1952-2008)
Noah Oppenheim .... senior producer (643 episodes, 2005-2008)
Eric Ortner .... producer (278 episodes, 2001-2005)
Russell McCarroll .... producer (263 episodes, 2002-2005)
Javier Morgado .... supervising producer (187 episodes, 2006-2007)
Donald Nash .... executive producer / senior broadcast producer / ... (113 episodes, 2010-2014)
Andrew Goldstein .... producer (84 episodes, 2010)
Michael Bass .... supervising producer / executive producer / ... (53 episodes, 1994-2001)
Amanda Marshall Kinsey .... producer (23 episodes, 2009)
Tony D. Burton .... producer (19 episodes, 2000-2001)
John McAteer .... segment field producer / segment producer (6 episodes, 2006-2013)
Tom Capra .... executive producer (5 episodes, 1990-1991)
Robin Sindler .... producer (5 episodes, 2005-2013)
Peter Johansen .... producer (4 episodes, 1997-2006)
Lloyd Thaxton .... segment producer (3 episodes, 1985-2008)
Jonathan Wald .... executive producer (3 episodes, 2000-2008)
John O'Rourke .... producer (2 episodes, 2005-2009)
Amy Rosenblum .... producer / senior producer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Anthony Galloway .... producer (2 episodes, 2007)
Carol Sullivan .... producer / supervising producer (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Vivian Fel .... producer (2 episodes, 2011)

Scott Goldstein .... supervising producer (unknown episodes, 1982-1986)
 
Series Original Music by
Frank Radice (1 episode, 1995)

Ray Ellis (unknown episodes, 1975-1985)
John Williams (unknown episodes, 1985)
Peter Tinari (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Israel Cardoza (4 episodes, 2012-2013)

Mike Vetterick (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Dennis Degan (316 episodes, 2003-2006)
Molly Paul (12 episodes, 1952-2007)
Justin Cece (9 episodes, 2004-2007)
David Varga (9 episodes, 2010-2013)
Jason Watkins (5 episodes, 2007)
Greg Katz (1 episode, 1992-2011)
David Klandrud (1 episode, 2004-2011)

Derek McCants (unknown episodes, 1985-1986)
Jason Sands (unknown episodes, 1990-1992)
Paul Venus (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Akira Yoshimura (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
April Bartlett (1 episode, 2010)
Jeff Clark (1 episode, 2011)
Sarah Coombs (1 episode, 2011)
Millie Verastegui-Hester (1 episode, 2011)

Edward Helbig (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Eldo Ray Estes .... makeup artist (65 episodes, 2010-2012)
John Quaglia .... key hair stylist (16 episodes, 1987-1991)
Jane Choi .... makeup artist (14 episodes, 2000-2009)
Mark Payne .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 2005-2011)
Christopher Fulton .... hair stylist / key hair stylist (2 episodes, 2009-2010)

Stacy L. Hodgson .... makeup artist: Mr. Stallone (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Mark Clark .... unit manager (2 episodes, 1979)

Howard G. Malley .... unit manager (unknown episodes, 1972-1976)
John R. Holmes .... production manager (unknown episodes, 1987-1991)
Keith Barbaria .... unit manager (unknown episodes, 1997-2000)
Karly Backer .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Jennifer Gotti .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Evan Klupt .... senior production manager (unknown episodes)
David Naggiar .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Erin Reynolds .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Alyson Walder .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Erica Levens .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
James Clement Cook .... set dresser (1 episode, 1990)
Gaylon Askew .... graphic designer (1 episode, 2009)

Kristin Costa .... associate art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Todd Kilponen .... sound mixer (1,214 episodes, 2000-2010)
Herbert H. Maxwell .... sound (220 episodes, 1952-1976)
Jack Norflus .... sound recordist (188 episodes, 2000-2009)
Walter Cranston .... sound mixer (87 episodes, 1995-2002)
Cindra Sasso .... sound mixer (14 episodes, 1995-2007)
Aron Prigg .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2000-2009)
Kaye Cruz .... sound (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Johan Maertens .... sound recordist (2 episodes, 2008-2010)
Matt Soule .... location sound / sound technician (2 episodes, 2008-2010)
Robert Siciliano .... senior audio / senior audio designer (2 episodes, 2009-2011)

Charles Moore .... sound mixer (unknown episodes, 1981-2003)
Rob Whitehurst .... sound mixer (unknown episodes, 1992)
Donna Bertaccini .... location sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Alex Cimaglia .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Michael Keenan .... location sound mixer (unknown episodes)
David Levens .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Andrew Tills .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Charles Tomaras .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Craig Donnelly .... designer/animator (1,001 episodes, 2004-2009)
 
Series Stunts
John Evanko .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2005)
Traci Wilks .... stunt rigger (1 episode, 2005)
Joe Golby .... fight coordinator (1 episode, 2011)
Todd Ryan Jones .... stunts (1 episode, 2013)

Rich Hopkins .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Gottlieb .... lighting director (8 episodes, 2002-2009)
Burton Bj Lightbourne .... best boy grip (2 episodes, 2012)
Julian Lord .... key grip (2 episodes, 2012)
Antionne Rolle .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2012)

Bill Zarchy .... director of photography: Gloria Steinem/Alice Walker interview (unknown episodes, 1986)
Josh Botana .... tape operator (unknown episodes)
Daniel E. Hagan .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Dave Rutherford .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Mike Vetterick .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Karyim Carreia .... animator (41 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting Department
Gina Rodriguez .... casting (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Editorial Department
Michael Hinkley .... editor (90 episodes, 2008)
Brian Michael Finn .... assistant editor / digital archivist (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Music Department
Joel Beckerman .... music producer (169 episodes, 2006)
Elizabeth C. Axford .... musician: piano / composer: additional music (33 episodes, 2010-2011)
Adam Gubman .... composer: theme music (14 episodes, 2011-2013)
Conrad Korsch .... bassist with Rod Stewart / bassist with Andrea Bocelli / ... (5 episodes, 2004-2012)

Billy Goldenberg .... musical cues (unknown episodes)
Charles Moore .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Chase Levy .... entertainment coordinator (215 episodes, 2007-2008)
Erin Styles .... production intern (63 episodes, 2008)
Dick Ebersol .... senior production executive (16 episodes, 1977-1980)
Zach Schiffman .... stage manager (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Evelyn Liu .... broadcast engineer (10 episodes, 1995-1996)
Christine Lisa Racinez .... research assistant (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Marque DeWinter .... utility (7 episodes, 2002)
Nicole Sanzio .... rights and clearances / rights & clearances (6 episodes, 2008-2012)
Jerry Carnevale .... segment stylist (4 episodes, 2006)
Jeremy Kaufman .... production intern (3 episodes, 2007)

Gene London .... puppeteer (unknown episodes, 1953-1954)
Clinton H. Wallace .... production intern (unknown episodes, 1993-1994)
J. Ryan .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 1996-1997)
Jack James .... transmission operator: UK (unknown episodes, 2000)
Keith Barbaria .... technical manager (unknown episodes)
Allison Davis .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Brian Michael Finn .... video tape operations (unknown episodes)
Kori Hughes .... publicist (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"NBC News Today" - USA (promotional title)
"The Today Show" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
USA:120 min (1952-2000) (including commercials) | USA:180 min (2000-2007) (including commercials) | USA:240 min (2007-) (including commercials)
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Language:
Color:
Black and White (1952-1965) | Color (1965-)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (1952-1986) | Stereo (1986-)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The show began broadcasting from 10 Rockefeller Plaza in 1952. The studio was on street level with huge windows around which passers-by would gather to appear on TV. After a few years, the show moved to a more traditional studio in 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the worldwide headquarters of NBC. In 1994, the show relocated to that same glass-enclosed studio, 1-A.See more »
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4 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Excellence in Journalism, 17 August 2001
Author: Richard J. Maher (maherri) from Napa, CA

Today's "Today" most likely holds the most dedicated journalists in any news media program. They can be these intense people delivering a striking news story and then turn around and be one of us. I can not help but be in awe at the dedication and I hold them in high esteem. That is why, Katie and Matt, Al and Ann, will always be the first on my TV.

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