Matt Lauer Leaving Today Show, Report Says
Posted on Thu Apr 7, 2011 09:09 AM PDT

lauerpicture200.jpgNEW YORK, NY (X17online) - Matt Lauer plans to leave NBC's Today when his contract expires in December 2012, according to ET.

Now that Katie Couric is said to be doing her own talk show when she leaves CBS Evening News, reports are circulating that Lauer may be working with his former co-anchor again. A source tells ET that Lauer plans to leave the #1 rating morning show next year.

Meredith Viera will be leaving NBC's Today in September. Ann Curry is being considered as her possible replacement.