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‘Today’ arch Jamie Horowitz suspended as NBC morning woes continue

NBC is carrying a tough time with “Today.”

Once a chaste No. 1 among morning news shows, “Today” has been tormented by ratings woes and other problems in new years. On Monday a network pushed out a executive brought in to spin around a show, only 4 months after snatching him divided from ESPN and about dual months after he initial seemed around a NBC offices. 

Jamie Horowitz — who started his career as a researcher in NBC Sports — will exit his post as “Today’s” ubiquitous manager immediately, according to a memo from NBC News Chief Deborah Turness.

“He’s a gifted writer and executive, but, together, he and we have come to a end that this is not a right fit,” Turness wrote to staff members.

Turness pronounced she herself will manage “Today” in and with staffers Don Nash and Jen Brown until a deputy can be found. 

Reports and attention conjecture have embellished an atmosphere of low spirit and energy struggles inside “Today.” A Page Six news in a New York Post progressing this month pronounced that cohost Natalie Morales skeleton to leave a uncover due to her unhappiness with a situation.

Circumstances have evidently not altered most given 2012, when cohost Matt Lauer was widely pounded in a media for carrying helped operative a ouster of co-worker Ann Curry. Lauer after pronounced he was “disappointed” by a approach a debate played out in news outlets.

“Today” mislaid a once-commanding lead in a morning news competition and now contingency settle for No. 2 behind ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

What do we consider of “Today”?

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