NBC’s Hoda & Jenna Will Broadcast in Front of a Live Studio Audience Twice a Week

By Christine Zosche 

Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager will host the 10 a.m. hour of Today show—Hoda & Jenna—in front of a live, in-studio audience twice per week, starting in February. (TVNewser)

Starting on Feb. 6, the hour will have a live studio audience for all shows airing Thursdays and Fridays. (TheWrap)

Titled Hoda & Jenna & Friends, the episodes, which will be filmed in Studio 6A, the same place Megyn Kelly Today was shot, will both be filmed on Thursdays. (ET)

Since Kotb and Hager reunited on air in November after both taking maternity leave, viewership for their hour has surged. According to Nielsen, the fourth hour of Today has seen viewers in the key demographic of people between 25 and 54 rise 14 percent and an overall audience hike of 11 percent since Nov. 11 of last year. (Variety)