NBC News fired "TODAY" show host Matt Lauer, the company announced 11/29/2017. "TODAY" show hosts Savannah Guthrie & Hoda Kotb made the announcement on air, saying they learned the news "moments" before. "As I'm sure you can imagine, we are devastated, & we are still processing," Guthrie said. "I will tell you right now, we do not know more than what I just shared with you. But we will be covering this story as reporters, as journalists...learning more details in the hours & days to come."