Today Senior Producer Marc Victor is leaving the NBC morning show after 7 years. He is staying at NBC News and close to Today as the head of Tomorrow Prods., a new division of NBC News’ Peacock Prods. that will utilize Today’s content and talent to develop new programming for broadcast, cable and syndication. As SVP, Victor will report to Peacock Prods. EVP Sharon Scott and Today executive producer Jim Bell.
An Emmy Award-winning producer, Victor has been senior producer of Today since 2005, overseeing all aspects of the show’s third hour. In addition, Victor has served as Today‘s head booking producer, running the program’s booking unit. During Victor’s tenure at Today, the third hour topped, for the first time ever, both Live with Regis and Kelly and The View during the 2010-2011 season. Most recently, Victor created two successful Today segments, Today’s Professionals and Steals & Deals. Word is Victor was heavily pursued by competing morning programs and the new gig was a way for once-dominant Today, which has been under ratings assault, to keep him. In an internal memo, Bell announced that, in light of Victor’s departure, Matt Zimmerman will assume control of the Today booking operation and Debbie Kosofsky will oversee the 9 AM hour among a slew of other appointments/promotions. Before joining Today, Victor held various posts within NBCUniversal, including executive producer of Bravo’s Blow Out and co-executive producer of NBCUniversal’s nationally syndicated show, Home Delivery. Victor also served as co-executive producer of Maury from 2002 to 2004.