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The Best Hosts on Weekend Today

List Rules
Vote up the anchors and hosts who have done the best job on Weekend Today.

Both the Saturday and Sunday editions of Today are referred to as Weekend Today. The show first aired in 1987, and it has aired episodes continuously up to today, making it one of the best morning shows. The broadcasting out of Studio 1A in NBC Studios in New York. Over such a long show run, plenty of hosts have come and gone. Some stayed on the show for decades while others came and went very quickly. On this list, you will see all of the Weekend Today anchors and have the chance to vote for the ones you looked forward to seeing in the morning. 

When the show first aired on September 20th, 1987, Boyd Matson and Maria Shriver were the hosts. Garrick Utley took the reigns as the news anchor. Today, the show is led by Sheinelle Jones, Peter Alexander, and Dylan Dreyer on Saturday while Willie Geist and Dylan Dreyer take over on Sunday. Plenty of other anchors have hosted in between with many going on to have incredibly successful careers in journalism. 

The anchors on Weekend Today have the important duty of keeping viewers informed about current events on their days off. It's many people's favorite way to stay informed. Which of these anchors did you enjoy watching the most?

  • Sheinelle Jones
    Photo: Today
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    63 VOTES

    Sheinelle Jones

    News anchor (2014–2016), Co-anchor (2016–present)

    • Profession: Journalist
  • Lester Holt
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    2
    61 VOTES

    Co-anchor (2003–2015)

    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Musician, Actor
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Marin County, California, USA
  • Craig Melvin
    Photo: Gracenote
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    56 VOTES

    Co-anchor (2015—2018)

    • Profession: Journalist
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, USA
  • David Bloom
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    4
    32 VOTES

    Co-anchor (1999–2003)

    • Profession: Journalist
    • Age: Dec. at 39 (1963-2003)
    • Birthplace: Edina, Minnesota, United States of America