Ann Curry was never a favorite of mine on The Today Show. Just plain and simple. Still, the manner in which NBC let her go was horrible and degrading. She earned her spot on that show by putting in the fifteen years and playing second fiddle to Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira. But, NBC only cares about money (as is obvious with the Olympic Games coverage) and when Good Morning America overtook Today in the ratings, her head ended up on the chopping block. To put the whole show’s declining ratings on only her shoulders is ridiculous. Ann Curry is … Continue reading Ann Curry Needs a Makeover?
Katie Couric wasn’t my favorite, even though she was called “America’s Sweetheart”. I watched the Today Show all through high school for the first half hour that it was on. She was dippy and made dumb jokes but overall she was a pretty good journalist. Then, about six years ago she left and took over for Dan Rather in 2006 at CBS News after he made some embarrassing statements. She was the highest paid news anchor at $15 million. At first she had great ratings, but they steadily fell as America got used to her position on CBS Nightly News. … Continue reading Katie Couric returns to Morning TV