Hoda Kotb Shares Behind-the-Scenes Look at Empty Post-Coronavirus 'Today' Show Studio
Hoda Kotb is bringing fans into her morning routine as she prepares to co-anchor the Today show. The 55-year-old journalist took to her Instagram early Friday morning to share a video of herself walking through the NBC morning show's empty studios. Kotb is one of the few staff members still going into work in the 30 Rock studio amid the coronavirus pandemic. All the doors are open so that you don't have to touch the handles," Kotb shares while wearing her mask around the building. She also shares a look into doing her own hair for the morning show with a massive hair straightener brush.
Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker Reunite in Person to Film the 'Today' Show Outdoors
Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker are together again! The Today show co-anchors reunited in person on Tuesday's episode, both reporting live from Hudson, New York. Guthrie proved her point when the camera zoomed out to show Roker standing near her, while still adhering to social-distancing guidelines. pic.twitter.com/i10xFFlwCs TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 23, 2020Roker took to Instagram to mark the special day, sharing a few socially-distanced selfies with Guthrie. "So good seeing @savannahguthrie in person here on @todayshow live from #hudsonny"Both Roker and Guthrie began working from home in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Some New York news shows back, but many hosts work remotely
Monday represented a key phase in New York City's reopening, with many offices bringing employees back for the first time. Despite the CBS and Fox moves, most news employees continue to work remotely, and the television programs that originate here have a patchwork of approaches that have quickly become familiar. A majority of the show hosts on MSNBC including Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist of Morning Joe work remotely. Other morning shows have varied approaches. Hoda Kotb of NBC's Today show has worked out of that show's Rockefeller Center studio, but most of her colleagues are at home.
Hoda Kotb Is 'Bummed' She May Have to Postpone Her Destination Wedding Due to COVID-19
Hoda Kotb is lamenting the fact that she may have to cancel her wedding due to the coronavirus. The 55-year-old Today show co-host appears virtually on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, and reveals that her planned nuptials with Joel Schiffman may have to wait. "Being cooped up, you know right away if you chose right. "I was totally shocked... We went on our usual vacation. RELATED CONTENT:Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie on Working From Home and Parenting During Social Distancing (Exclusive)Hoda Kotbs Fiancee Joel Schiffman Makes His Romantic First Today Show CameoHoda Kotb Announces Engagement to Joel Schiffman: 'I Was Totally Shocked'
Savannah Guthrie Co-Anchors 'Today' Show From Her Home While Self-Isolating
Savannah Guthrie revealed Wednesday that she was working from home after coming down with a sore throat. Thank you so much for joining us on this Wednesday morning,” Hoda Kotb said at the start of the show, revealing she was anchoring solo from the NBC morning show’s studio. “Things look a little different. She’s usually six feet away here but Miss Guthrie, where are you?”“Well, now we’re really socially distancing aren’t we, Hoda?” Guthrie responded before letting viewers know that she was broadcasting from the basement of her New York home. Craig is from home as well -- we’re actually going to talk to him a little bit later this morning,” Guthrie said later in the broadcast.