Hoda Kotb is officially joining "Today" as permanent co-host to Savannah Guthrie. The new anchor duo first aired together on Tuesday morning marking a fresh start to 2018. Guthrie made the announcement at the start of the show, saying that "This must be the most popular decision NBC News has ever made."
Guthrie and Kotb will co-anchor the 7-9 a.m. hours of the show, along with weather anchor Al Roker and Carson Daly.
Kotb will also continue co-anchor the 10 a.m. hour of "Today" with Kathie Lee Gifford, which she has been doing since 2008.
Watch the announcement by Savannah below: