‘Today Show’ (Dec. 1): Ray and Janay Rice; Jill’s Shopping Bag; Idina Menzel Performs

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‘Today Show’ (Dec. 1): Ray and Janay Rice; Jill’s Shopping Bag; Idina Menzel Performs

The following are guests and segments scheduled for this morning’s edition of “Today” (December 1, 2014), airing from 7-11AM EST on NBC:

In an exclusive interview, former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay tell their story for the first time to NBC’s Matt Lauer. The interview will air in two parts on NBC’s TODAY, Monday and Tuesday, December 1 and 2.

Also scheduled for this morning:

(7-9 a.m.) On the set of “Peter Pan Live!” Chris Rock on “Top Five.” “The Voice” on Today. No-Shave Today. Naughty or Nice holiday toy test. Idina Menzel performs live on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Hilary Swank on “The Homesman.” On set with the cast of “Peter Pan Live!” Creative Christmas treats.

(10-11 a.m.) Jill’s Shopping Bag. Alfre Woodard on “State of Affairs.” DIY Christmas décor.

NBC News pioneered the morning news program when it launched TODAY in 1952 with Dave Garroway as host. For more than 60 years, TODAY has provided a daily live broadcast of the latest in domestic and international news, weather reports, and interviews with newsmakers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

TODAY is renowned for providing its audience with a “window on the world,” bringing viewers breaking news as it happens and often broadcasting from locations around the globe. TODAY’s longtime home at New York’s Rockefeller Plaza attracts thousands of visitors each year to peer into its windows and become part of TODAY’s broadcast.

Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist, Tamron Hall and Carson Daly serve as anchors and hosts of the Emmy Award-winning morning program. Don Nash is the executive producer.

The fourth hour of TODAY, hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, has been hailed as “appointment television” by Entertainment Weekly, “uproarious and irresistible” by People magazine, and “Today’s happy hour” by USA Today. With their undeniable chemistry and wit, Kathie Lee and Hoda bring viewers a fresh lively show each morning that always gets people talking.

In what has become a fan favorite, Kathie Lee and Hoda discuss the headlines and hot stories of the day in Today’s Talk, giving their original and often hysterical perspectives. Throughout the show, the hosts use Facebook and Twitter to interact live with their fans and get immediate reactions and suggestions. The program is a go-to destination for celebrity guests and musical acts, as well as today’s newsmakers, authors, designers and chefs.

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