As RadarOnline.com previously reported, when NBC's new corporate parents at Comcast took over, they hit the budget at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno hard. Nearly two dozen staffers were pink slipped last month but other jobs were saved when Leno offered to chop millions off his salary.
“Comcast has been looking at every one of its shows. The TODAY staff has been warned that cuts could be coming, and the question there is, if they start dumping people, will Matt Lauer take a cut the way Jay Leno did?” a source told The New York Post.
Ratings have continued to be toast since Savannah Gutherie took over for Curry.