It seems that NBC might be steering the ship to safer waters with recent ‘Nielsen’ ratings showing that NBC has eclipsed Good Morning America by more than 1.6 million viewers last week. Prior to last weeks ratings boost, Good Morning America had beaten the Today show five weeks prior.
At present it might be too early to say whether viewers are finally becoming acclimated to seeing Savannah Guthrie in the new role of co anchor after Ann Curry was ousted or if simply viewers have relented and are slowly giving up on their strike against the Today show.
“When I despair I remember that throughout history, truth and love have always won,” she wrote .
At the Television Critic Association press tour, Katie Couric voiced support for Curry.
Couric – who also previously worked on the Today Show – said she believes Curry will ‘land on her feet.’
“Ann has done an incredible job reporting and traveling around the world and bringing some of these stories, these far off stories that aren’t covered quite enough, to the American public,” she told USA Today. “So I think she’ll go on to do great things.”
Happy endings? Then again it can be a situation that ultimately a network’s branding and its acumen (NBC does have sole airing rights to this years 2012 Olympics) supersede that of any of its stars, even Ann Curry…