The ‘Rokerthon’ Returns

By Mark Joyella 

NBC’s Al Roker is coming to a state near you–no matter which state you might happen to be in–he’s hitting them all, in just one week.

Roker, who delivered 34-hour “Rokerthon” last year, will attempt to break another Guinness World Record, this time for “Fastest Time to Report a Weather Forecast from All 50 U.S. States and the District of Columbia.”

Yes, it’s “Rokerthon 2: Taking America by Storm,” and it kicks off on the Today show Nov. 6, with Roker in Hawaii. He hopes to end his tour of every state–and D.C.–in Rockefeller Plaza on Nov. 13.


“Someone needs to stop him before he hurts himself,” says Savannah Guthrie in a promo video for Rokerthon 2: