FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2012 file photo, Matt Lauer, co-host of the NBC "Today" television show, appears during a segment of the show in New York's Rockefeller Center. The Daily Beast re

 

              FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2012 file photo, Matt Lauer, co-host of the NBC "Today" television show, appears during a segment of the show in New York
FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2012 file photo, Matt Lauer, co-host of the NBC "Today" television show, appears during a segment of the show in New York's Rockefeller Center. The Daily Beast reported Monday, March 11, 2013 that Lauer was ready to take the fall last year for troubles on the morning show, but Steve Burke, the chief executive of NBC Universal, dismissed the idea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)