Feeling festive on a Friday! The Today present cohosts went all out with their Halloween costumes on Friday, October 29, honoring a “Football Fright in America” theme.
“What’s not to love?” Carson Daly requested when Savannah Guthrie mentioned that she “love[d]” soccer on the morning present. “Beer, fans, fun.”
Craig Melvin agreed that it “gets no better than football,” calling it the “best” America has to supply.
During the “Super Bowl-size celebration,” a few of the cohosts dressed as gamers, from Rob Gronkowski to Patrick Mahomes, whereas others honored former halftime present performers, together with Bruno Mars and The Weeknd.
Last year, the NBC personalities dressed as Broadway favorites whereas celebrating Halloween amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Guthrie, 49, wore an Elphaba costume from Wicked, gushing, “Broadway has been so generous to us. A lot of us are wearing the original Broadways costumes from the shows. … It’s really cool!”
Kotb, 57, coordinated with the Australia native sporting Glinda’s dress from the present.
“Theaters may be closed, but when Broadway heard that we wanted to put on a show, people from all the different productions came out, man,” the Where We Belong writer mentioned final year. “They turned up. They opened up costume shops that were shut down. The competitors even came together to help out. So, we just wanted to thank them for pulling this off for one morning. We couldn’t be more grateful for what they did for us.”
Daly, 48, echoed this, saying, “This year we’ve seen the lights go down on Broadway, but that is about to change. The lights are going up and the curtain will rise on a one-of-a-kind show, in certainly a one-of-a-kind year. Many of us have been feeling down these last few months, but music is an excellent source of comfort and it’s one of the few things that has been able to connect all of us, despite the distance. We are taking a moment to celebrate the stories, scores and songs that move us.”
The Voice host wore a tuxedo because the present’s host. Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones have been Velma and Roxie, respectively, from Chicago. Roker, 67, rocked a King George III outfit from Hamilton, whereas Melvin, 42, was Alexander Hamilton.
Dressing up on Halloween is a practice on the Today present. The anchors appeared like ‘80s icons in 2018, following this up with an “Everybody Dance” theme in 2019.
In October 2017, the NBC personalities went nation, acting at an out of doors live performance alongside a few of the A-listers they have been dressed as.
Roker performed guitar in a Willie Nelson outfit on the time, whereas Guthrie and Matt Lauer teamed up as Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, respectively. Megyn Kelly wore a catsuit as Shania Twain, and Kathie Lee Gifford carried out with Billy Ray Cyrus as his daughter Miley Cyrus.
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