Matt Lauer to Host Primetime Olympics Coverage

Matt Lauer
Matt Lauer at the 2013 Hampton Classic. Photo credit: Tom W Ratcliffe III

Today host and Hamptonite Matt Lauer will be stepping in for his NBC colleague Bob Costas tonight, Tuesday, February 11, to host primetime coverage of the Sochi Olympics.

Costas, who has hosted all of NBC’s primetime Olympics telecasts since 1988, is sitting tonight out due to an eye infection. He called into Today this morning this pass the torch to Lauer. Watch the segment at

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