Millions of Americans rise and shine with Today each weekday morning. But while most viewers are still asleep, producers are moving a mile a minute, researching the top stories and preparing the newscast during the very wee hours of the morning. Today executive producer Don Nash takes fans on an hour-by-hour behind-the-scenes tour of how the show is made each morning. The morning routine is complex, and time is of the essence.
Here’s a look: