Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Meredith Vieira Leaves the TODAY Show in a Very Big Way!

After 5 years as co-anchor of NBC's Today Show, Meredith Vieiria's said farewell in style this morning on her last broadcast. 

Meredith, 57, announced on May 9 that she would be leaving TODAY to spend more time with her husband, Richard, and children, Ben, Gabe and Lily.

At the top of this morning's show, Matt Lauer talked about the surprises in store for her big farewell.  And yes there were tears, surprises, and more surprises!  You got to watch the videos below.

Meredith said of her decision to leave, “I know it’s right, but it’s hard.”

Meredith Vieira Today Show Highlights

Meredith Say's Good-bye

Matt Lauer & the Today Show Staff surprise Meredith
with a Flash Mob on the Set and on the streets of New York