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Kathie Lee Gifford, Hota Kotb, Matt Lauer

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By Deborah Netburn, Patrick Day and Jevon Phillips, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers NBC recently announced that Kathie Lee Gifford would be returning to morning television as the co-host of the fourth (!) hour of the “Today” show, joining current host Hoda Kotb in the 7-month-old spot. The... Peter Kramer / Associated Press