"I think a lot of people associate me with nighttime," Daly said. "But truth be told I'm more of a morning person."
The "Orange Room" will be a place "where 'The Today Show' viewer will feel like they have a home," Daly said. The space, a "casual, lounge-like setting," will provide a "nexus point between the 'Today' audience and the show," NBC elaborated in a press statement.
Daly, who rose to fame as host of
Squeezed in to the couch next to his new co-workers, Daly said he will continue to host the network's top-rated competition series,
He joins an ever-expanding roster of on-air talent on the morning show, which has struggled to retain its pre-
The "Orange Room" is but one part of a studio redesign, the first for "Today" in seven years. The new set will feature an open floor plan and an interactive weather monitor designed by