Willie Geist Could Use Some Sleep

By Alex Weprin Comment

MSNBC anchor Willie Geist–who just completed two weeks of live Olympics coverage from London–could probably use a little rest. Yesterday Geist anchored his 5:30 am show “Way Too Early,” followed by “Morning Joe” where he interviewed Obama adviser David Axelrod. In the 10 AM hour he walked over to the “Today” studio for a segment with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb.

I assume he crawled under a desk somewhere to get some sleep, because 12 hours later, during the 10PM hour, he had a segment on “Rock Center,” which included a live studio segment with Brian Williams. Just a few hours later this morning he was filling in for Matt Lauer on “Today,” before making one more trip to the show’s fourth hour to talk to Kotb and Gifford.

That is appearances or anchor duties on six different shows in just over 24 hours. Not too shabby.