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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:
Four Hours of Today! See more (10 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 1065)

Natalie Morales ... Herself - Substitute News Anchor / ... (718 episodes, 2001-2014)

Matt Lauer ... Himself - Co-Host / ... (366 episodes, 1996-2014)

Al Roker ... Himself - Weather / ... (336 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 / ... (134 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 (9 episodes, 2006-2014)
Joshua Janiak .... producer (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tom Capra .... executive producer (5 episodes, 1990-1991)
Robin Sindler .... producer (5 episodes, 2005-2013)
Peter Johansen .... producer (4 episodes, 1997-2006)
Jim Lichtenstein .... producer (4 episodes, 2003-2014)
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 (5 episodes, 2012-2014)

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)
Joe Camoriano .... production liaison (3 episodes, 2009-2014)
Sakinah Lestage .... choreographer (2 episodes, 2013-2014)

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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FAQ

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4 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Four Hours of Today!, 2 February 2007
Author: (sylviastel@aol.com) from United States

I have to admit it that I don't watch the Today show. I prefer the Imus show on MSNBC because I feel like it's real, candid, and authentic with great guests. I have stopped watching morning shows like Today because I can't stand the pretentious and falseness. Everybody appears a little too happy for me especially in the morning if you are not a morning person like myself. I am happy for Meredith Viera because she probably felt like she was saving from the Titanic or the The View as it's called so she seems so much happier now. but for NBC to ditch daytime soaps like Passions and Another World is ridiculous. The Today Show is becoming more and more like cable television. We don't need four hours of the Today Show. We do need shows like Passions though. It's a well-known fact that NBC has wanted to ditch the soaps for a long time. The only problem now is Days of Our Lives which has a strong fan base that will do anything to keep it on the air. Anyway, NBC is going in the toilet faster than the View. remember when there was Saturday morning cartoons for kids and television programming for teens with shows like Saved by the Bell. Sorry, the Today Show for 2 hours is too much and four is just awful.

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