This is why Today is a gift, not because it’s in the present, but because Carson Daly is joining the show as a host on the daily, starting September 16th!
Carson will be entering the Today show, hosting the completely new, and AHmazingly interactive Orange Room, which will allow viewers to weigh in on segments, and interact with guests on the show! Uh, get ready for us to be weighing in all morning long!
Understandably, Carson was over the moon about officially joining this venerable Television institution:
├óΓé¼┼ôWhen I got the call about being permanently on TODAY and launching the Orange Room, it was like a dream come true. You know that scene in ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,├óΓé¼Γäó where Charlie peels back the wrapper and finds the golden ticket? I felt like I got the golden ticket.├óΓé¼┬¥
No, Carson, it is we who feel like we are unwrapping the golden ticket every time we get to see you! In our analogy, we’re Charlie, you’re Willie Wonka, 30 Rock is the Chocolate Factory, and Matt Lauer is…uh, Slugworth. JK Matt, you can be Grandpa Joe!
Congratulations on joining Team Peacock, Carson, and welcome to your new digs!
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