Today with Hoda & Jenna (also known as Today’s fourth hour or simply Hoda & Jenna) is an American daytime talk show presented by Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager that airs on NBC.
The program, which is a “show-within-a-show” with its own hosts, opening sequence, theme music, and website, airs as the fourth hour of NBC’s Today at 10:00 a.m. in all time zones (subject to local delay) as a “show-within-a-show” with its own hosts, opening sequence, theme music, and website. This segment of the show airs live in the Eastern Time Zone and on tape delay everywhere Monday through Thursday; the Friday edition is pre-recorded.
The show began as an extension of Today, which was presented by Ann Curry, Natalie Morales, and Hoda Kotb at the time. After Kathie Lee Gifford joined Kotb on April 7, 2008, the show grew as its own independent entity as Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda for 11 years. Gifford and NBC confirmed her departure from Today on December 11, 2018. On February 26, 2019, Jenna Bush Hager was announced as the next co-host, following Gifford.
Let’s gets to know the full cast of the Today show.
Hoda & Jenna’ Today show cast (2022)
- Jenna Bush Hager
- Hoda Kotb
- Kathryn Lee Gifford
- Natalie Morales-Rhodes
Jenna Bush Hager
Jenna Bush Hager is an American journalist, novelist, and news personality. She is presently the co-host of Today with Hoda & Jenna, NBC’s morning news show Today’s fourth hour. Hager and her twin sister, Barbara, are the children of former First Lady Laura Bush and 43rd President George W. Bush.
Hoda Kotb is a broadcast journalist, television personality, and author from the United States. She is a co-host of the NBC News morning show Today’s entertainment-focused fourth hour and a key co-anchor of the show’s morning show Today. Kotb previously worked as a correspondent for Dateline NBC, a television news magazine program.
Kathryn Lee Gifford
Kathryn Lee Gifford is an American television host, singer, composer, sometimes actress, and novelist who was born in France. She is best known for co-hosting the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee with Regis Philbin for 15 years.
Natalie Morales-Rhodes is a CBS Daytime talk show co-host and moderator. Morales had previously worked for NBC News as the West Coast anchor of Today, as well as Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News.