"I haven't been more excited to come to work since the day Bryant [Gumbel] announced he was leaving!" Matt Lauer replies, and you believe he really means it. If you close your eyes and try to imagine it's still 1991, it's almost as if Katie Couric never happened to the show.
Today it's all about Meredith, starting with carefully orchestrated, good-natured ribbing between the two hosts.
It's still 'Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira,' " Meredith says of their billing on the morning infotainment show.
"I don't think that's going to change," Matt says.
Is the joking over already?
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