New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is taking on a new gig. He’ll be co-hosting the 8 AM hour of the Today show on Friday, May 24 from the Jersey Shore, NBC said today. He’ll also sit down for an interview and talk about the state’s ongoing Hurricane Sandy efforts. The show also will include a live concert by the indie pop band fun. The Friday show wraps up a week-long Great American Adventure where Today‘s Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist will broadcast from five different remote locations beginning Monday in Honolulu. They then head to Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday, Chicago on Wednesday and Orlando, FL on Thursday. Today is exec-produced by Don Nash. Mary Alice O’Rourke is the senior producer overseeing Today’s Great American Adventure.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Set To Co-Host ‘Today’ From The Jersey Shore
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