"Today" has always been the top-rated show among viewers ages 25 to 54, the audience advertisers seek when they buy commercials on news programs. That episode's audience jumped to 5.7 million viewers - 1.5 million more than the previous day.
Kotb and Craig Melvin, the co-anchor of the Saturday edition of "Today", are getting serious consideration as Lauer replacements.
President's Tweets Make Top 10 List - Obama's Tweets, Not Trump's
He fell short of the 18 million bar set by the fast-food chain, but Wendy's gave Wilkerson the nuggets anyway for the effort. PBS' special live coverage of Trump's inauguration day was the most viewed live stream broadcast of the year.
NBC News executives will be watching the Nielsen numbers carefully in the coming weeks as the realization sinks in among faithful "Today" fans that Lauer is permanently gone.
A therapist says she gave disgraced TV anchorman Matt Lauer the bag of sex toys that he kept in his office - because he told her he was having marriage "struggles" and was too embarrassed to go to the store himself.
As Coca (KO) Market Value Rose, Rbo & Co LLC Raised Position
BidaskClub downgraded shares of Coca Cola Femsa from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Sun Life Fin Inc reported 32,671 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. (NYSE:DST). 4,768 are owned by Cibc Asset Mngmt.
Lauer denied some of the allegations against him but issued an apology for his behavior in a statement last week.
"There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions", he said.
After Matt was sacked from the show, he released a statement acknowledging his actions and apologizing to those he hurt. "As I am writing this I realize the depth of the damage and disappointment I have left behind at home and at NBC". "True story", Lauer said to Vieira back in 06′. The last two days have forced me to take a very hard look at my own troubling flaws.
"Repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching and I'm committed to beginning that effort". I'm heartbroken for Matt - he is my dear, dear friend and my partner, and he has been loved by many, many people here. "I thank them for their patience and grace".
LMR Partners LLP Reduces Position in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)
The investor is now holding $37.87 million shares due in part to a decrease of 1.39 million new shares in their portfolio. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1.