Mediaite has learned that Marc Victor, a well-respected Today show veteran who oversaw the 9 am hour, is leaving The Today Show. Victor had apparently been close to jumping ship when NBC stepped up with an offer to run a production company for NBC. Details are still vague, but with his experience and success in programming, development and talent relations, Victor was the sort of versatile player The Today Show was loathe to lose.
Particularly in the wake of their recent losses to Good Morning America in the ratings, Today is locking up its key players including, of course, Matt Lauer who recently signed a multi-million dollar, long-term deal to remain at the network.
We’ve reached out to NBC for comment and will update if and when they get back to us.
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