Katie Couric straight-up said Matt Lauer pinched her on the ass a lot during their 9-year run on the "Today" show. Katie appeared on Andy Cohen's "Watch What Happens Live" back in , and during a segment -- Plead the Fifth -- Andy asked about Matt's most annoying habit. What's interesting Katie's. Matt Lauer, Katie Couric, The Today Show, NBCU Photo Bank. That day may have wedded even more viewers to Lauer and Couric as a unit, as people tend to embrace the familiar in the wake of tragic events. The faces and voices you remember from that day do start to feel almost like family. Lauer.
Couric co-hosted the "Today" show from until (Lauer joined her in ) and has returned to the show numerous times in the 11 years since she left to fill in, make appearances or just hang out with her "Today" family. She filled in for Savannah Guthrie at the beginning of when she was out. Katie Couric doesn't appear to have a care in the world — despite her former colleague Matt Lauer getting canned from the “Today” show on Tuesday. His former co-anchor was spotted walking around Los Angeles on Thursday with an ear-to-ear grin on her face, looking unfazed by the NBC drama.