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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. it is fun day monday, and it really is for all those folks out there who are crazy. >> hi. >> hey. >> it's january 28th. happy to see you all today. happy to see my hodie, although i did see you on friday. >> yes, we did. >> we'll talk about that later. >> we can say what we were doing.
>> we went on "the steve harvey show" together. it's taped. it's going to air sometime in the next few weeks. >> yes. >> there was one moment in the show that was surprising. you -- we were playing a little dating game, and kath had to pick between two guys which would be the right guy for me. >> that steve harvey had found for her. they were both absolutely phenomenal. tens. >> kath had to pick between them. >> it was a very tough decision, and you'll know why. >> you certainly will. >> everybody is welcoming me back from vacation, which is lovely, but i wasn't on vacation. >> you were working. >> i was working my bagonias off. aren't they looking fine today? i was working out there, and it's so bizarre to come from 80 degrees with not a cloud in the sky -- >> to this. >> it was chamber of commerce perfection until the last day that it started to rain, and i was, like, bye. i was going to chicago to meet you. >> it was cold there too.
>> rain and snow. >> it's going to be -- it was 30 something degrees today. or 20 something. on wednesday in new york it is supposed to be 60. >> maybe even up to 63. can you imagine the whiplash? the crazy whiplash in weather? let's discuss because we're on the homestretch. almost. we have nine days left. >> gosh, it seems like only yesterday we started this. >> we want to promise you that after nine days on this program -- >> we are going to have a blowout. >> it's going to be new year's
eve. >> better than new year's eve. better. we're going to have a party, and you're going to have to join us. >> we're going to take ladies home journal and use it as a target. stla this is called a mimnosa is. it's orange juice. the reason i was out there shooting pieces -- and i'll tl you about the pieces i shot, but it's because we're taking our show out there in a couple of weeks. for two weeks. >> to los angeles. we don't know where it's going to be exactly, but it's going to be beautiful and sunny. we're going to have a sweet little vacation so you can look and go, oh, my gosh, it's warm somewhere. ♪ 87 >> why would we play that song? that's salt in the wounds. >> that's salt. anyway, we're going to go out and have some fun. you want to hear about the ones i shot or no? >> we should save it. >> let me say one thing. chelsea handler is dead to me. >> it's a "dateline" thursday. it's going to be bad news. >> she's dead to me. >> yours truly saturday night live" was fun. adam levine was the host of the show. he did in his opening monologue a scene that was kind of like "the voice," and he needed coaches to help him host. there were three different coaches in the chair. they turned the chairs around. andy sandburg was one, and cameron diaz was the other, and then there was a surprise host. the deal was they wanted him to do well at it but they also wanted him to take his shirt off. here's the third surprise host. take a listen. >> jerry seinfeld.
wow. >> hello, adam. >> wait. wait a minute. you want to help me host? >> that's right, adam. i should be your coach. i get you. appealing, not as jewish as your name. i know that racket inside and out. i spent nine years on this network threading that needle, and i had to work hard at it. i didn't have an interesting look like some people. please, whatever you do, don't take your shirt off. >> oh. thank you. >> with that many tattoos it's hard to know if he took his shirt off. >> i know. you're right. >> i do not see as well as i should. i thought is he wearing a t-shirt with a bunch of -- >> he has a nice little body that adam levine.
it's very tight action happening there. >> oh, hoda likes those. >> let's move over -- guess who is also back from california. >> sarah went to the wine country, right? >> yes, i was working my begonias off as well. >> she never took the oath not the to drink on the show. >> that's true. >> no one asked me, so i wasn't going to jump in and volunteer. >> you cannot go to the napa valley and -- you had a good time? >> i had a great time. it's good to be back. >> it's time for our fan of the week. >> so our winner this week anastasia martin. she watches us on wpmi channel 15. anastasia is a stay-at-home mom who loves to see what hot topics we are chatting about. anastasia and her daughter hannah have also taken the challenge to take a break from the booze. it is better than the 15 years one month and 355 days hannah has to wait for her first drink. keep your chin un, hannah. anastasia is also excited about hoda's new book. >> well, look at that.
>> it would make a great read. >> the "new york times" best selling book. >> and it's a "new york times" best selling book. it's going to be amazing when she reads it in miami, florida. >> yes, it will. 81 degrees there today. sdwlo anastasia will enjoy a three-night stay at the angler's boutique resort in miami. it includes $100 food and beverage credit. >> that will get i you a mimosa. >> now, miss sarah has something to do. the reason we had that early is because sarah is going to go outside in the snow. >> in the snow. >> we're starting something very exciting. >> we hope. i have my doubts. i do. >> we're doing a spinning wheel with games on it. we're going to get a couple of people who are just outside on the plaza. it may be one of them, but probably unlikely.
they're going to spin a wheel and play a game with us during the last two minutes of the show, and it's going to be fun. >> it's going to be a different game every day. >> depending on who we pick. we're excited, and we can't wait to see who comes in. okay. super bowl is coming. >> it is. >> that means commercials are coming. >> and they're, what, $4 million for a 30-second spot. >> is it? >> i think that's what it said. what it said. >> here's the thing, what the smart people in advertising are doing? they're releasing commercials early, as you know, so we are -- >> on-line basically. >> on-line or they get played in places like our show. now, in one case a commercial is doing something with three different endings, and they're letting you -- >> can you vote. >> the viewers can decide. anyway, here's something. >> for an audi. >> yeah, audi. >> look at you. so dashing. come on. nowadays lots of people go by themselves. >> no, they don't. >> yeah. >> hey, son. have fun tonight. ♪ ♪
>> oh, that's cute. >> yeah. >> cute. what's that? the prom picture of his mom and dad? is that a prom picture of his mom and dad? >> i think it's him. >> his mom and dad with do-ups like that. >> that's our favorite, apparently. so you can go on-line and vote. that is our -- >> funny, i don't remember that moment. it's cute. >> it was cute. >> i like that idea. >> i thought he was going to come on to a girl and she wasn't going to go out with him until she saw that it was an audi and go, oh, in that case. >> then you don't want her, do you? >> he doesn't want her for anything other than just the evening anyway, hoda. he's 17. do you know his frontal lobe
will not even be finished until he's, like, what? 24? >> that's sad. >> here's something that's creepy. this is that marriage one. remember this one? there is a girl out there who -- we want to know if you think this is okay. she doesn't have a boyfriend or even a prospect of whom she may marry at some point, but she's decided to plan her entire wedding now so that way it takes the headache off of it when it actually comes to fruition at the end. >> at least a decade before she meets someone. she has printed pictures of hairstyles, flower arrangements, rings, even looked up locations and found -- >> weird. >> -- found a wedding planner. if you don't have a guy in mind, why are you planning? >> i just think -- i -- first of all, are you the same person you were a month ago much less five years ago? >> no. yeah. >> it's an exercise in futility. it's very, very -- it reeks of desperation and it's sad. she should go work in a homeless center or something and be with people that have real problems. >> right. and stop picking out your flowers.
>> she might meet a potential husband. you know what, get out of herself, and she will probably meet somebody. that's a selfish -- self-absorbed -- she's a lovely human being if we would meet her. >> what are your favorite things? >> faith thing i've been trying to tell is mary used this. i have -- she shapes our eyebrows for us. when we have benoit from for a while, they get wiry and out of control. this is a product called hourglass arch sculpting brow pencil. $32 at hourglass cosmetics.com. >> have you to brush them. >> or you can find it at sephora. it has the brush, which many of them, do and it's vegan, by the way. >> vegan? >> you can eat it. anyway, i don't know if you can see this. you know how you want to shape
your eyebrow? it needs to be angled, and it has a waxiness to it so when you shape your brow, it stays put, and you don't look like -- you know donald trump's has a life of their own. that's fine on donald, but on you that's not okay. i want milania brows, not donald brow where's sdmroosh if you are looking for a pair of leggings, and you say you can't find the right ones or they stretch in the back. these are the best leggings in the world. these will be the only pair you'll buy. you might buy three or four less expensive ones. they're $90. they're bit white and warren. can i just -- can i tell you something? they are the best leggings. they don't lose their shape. they are comfortable. white and warren.com. i wear them. i live in them. >> you certainly do, hoda. let's get a new pair. >> you won't -- you only immediate one, like anderson cooper. one pair. you'll wear them to death. >> wash them on occasion. >> when i left about ten days ago, you were in them. when i arrived in chicago, you were in them. >> i was in them. i love them.
>> can i borrow your leggings? i'm freezing. >> get an umbrella. >> there's people. >> i need your help, though. >> no, no, no. you get to pick them. who wants to play today? >> okay. i'm picking the two girls. >> go that way. i'll take you. >> i will take the lady in the red scarf. >> lady in red scarf. this one? >> yep. yep. >> you got it. >> come on. >> save yourself for the guy that you won on steve harvey. >> we are getting our game on. we have two lucky people to play with us today. >> from last night's sag awards. >> love him. it's time for today's buzz and all the hollywood scoop you us? t
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may have missed over the weekend. >> whether it's big news on the big screen or a brawl involving chris brown. what else is new? entertainment weekly's stud muffin tim stack has you covered. >> hey, baby. how are you? >> you had the popcorn popped. you were watching the sag awards. >> all by my lonesome. >> the sag started to lag. >> they were kind of snoozy to me. there were some exciting things, like "argo" won, which i can't believe. "argo," there was all that talk about ben affleck being snubbed at the oscars, and now they're winning everything. >> they are up for best picture, though. >> they're up for best picture. >> do you think speilberg is scared? >> yeah, i think so. the sag awards usually -- often
predict the best picture winners, and ben affleck won the pga award. there was no -- >> yeah. >> the producers guild award. it's predicted the last five best pictures. >> crazy about that snow and so happy "downtown abby" won. >> we get it. homeland won the emmys. downtown hasn't won a lot of awards here. i was kind of shocked. also, it wasn't the season that people loved, season two. i think people loved season one. season two got mixed reviews. they're adorable. they also -- they all looked completely different from when they were on the show. the one looks like emma thompson. >> i want to see judi dench on it. >> let's talk chris brown because we teased that. what's the latest? >> supposedly chris brown, allegedly, last night, and frank ocean, who is this amazing new artist, got into a big scuffle outside a recording studio, and frank ocean tweeted he hurt his fingers, and now he can't play
with one hand -- or two hands. i don't know. at the grammys. guitar. frank ocean is nominated for t most grammys this year. >> which can't make chris brown thrilled. there was a time when chris brown was the hot new thing. like hoda. she's coming up. and kelly ripa isn't either. this is upsetting to many people that have been around for a while. >> chelsea handler got you in a snit, didn't she? >> we can't wait until we show that clip. >> i tried to go there, be nice. impossible. >> wow. rage. >> what kind of other news? >> she did that to your dress. >> what other news for the big screen? >> oh, big screen news. box office, hansel and gretel. did not do well. michael b. jordan who was on "friday nightlights" he was supposed to be amading. >> they won the best grand jury award, and rarely that happens. >> rarely happens.
>> all right, honey. >> you are the best. >> good-bye, sweetheart. >> you are precious. >> all righty. our girl sarah has all the photos that make you say what the 1234 >> one of these two lucky people from the plaza are ready to play and they're going to spin the wheel. >> get involved. come, on guys. >> patrick duffy from "dallas." every year we pick a new city to explore. but thanks to hotwire, this year we got to take an extra trip. because they get us ridiculously low prices on really nice hotels and car rentals. so we hit boston in the spring-- even caught a game. and with the money we saved, we took a trip to san francisco. you see, hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so, where to next? how about there? ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ hotwire.com
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time now for what the what where we take a look at all the photos you submitted that made you do a double take. >> sarah has that week's top picks. >> our first photo comes from jacquelin brown from clarksville, tennessee. if you have been told to watch your drinking, come on inside. we have a mirror behind the bar.
maybe we should have just gotten a mirror. why stop drinking? >> i was wondering what it had to do with piranhas, but apparently nothing. >> next is from sheryl gaffney from milwaukee, oregon. >> practice safe lunch. use condiments. >> it almost looks like a bogts. >> that's precious. i like that one. >> stacy mitchell says the next one is from seeberville, tennessee. i'm so glad the bear is watching the sign and not me. >> oh, my god. that's scare where i. >> that was just on the side of the road in tennessee. >> wow. >> that's the view in tennessee. i need to move. sarah white from winter park, florida, sent us this photo. now, they even have a little life preserver. this is outside a pub in ireland. just in case you see that, make sure you jump in and help out. >> can't say you weren't warned. >> exactly. >> finally finally, laura from coronado, california, submitted this photo. 60 minute parking, but we're going to tow your vehicle after 30. >> where is that, so we can
avoid it? >> that was at the san diego airport. >> oh, no, indeed. >> i like it. well, they know now, don't they? >> yeah, they do. >> okay. >> we started our cashing contest, and this is the pictures from newton in federal way, washington. the winning caption is i've had a ruff day. that was cute. >> can we pick the winner? >> they submitted. we also have a photo nor next week so they can go ahead on to our website at klg and hoda.com to commit their own. >> a new one. >> that's the new one. >> oh, that's adorable. >> so many things are coming to mind right now. >> all right, sarah. thank you. it is almost time to play our game. we pick two contestant from the plaza. they're going to play a game called maybe truth or lies. i don't know. and we're going to talk about that in a bit. >> all righty. >> we have the first family of texas.
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♪ love that. welcome back to "today" on this fun day monday. in 1978 a new show called "dallas" changed television forever. >> for 13 seasons the ewings captivated us with their back stabbing and lies. it was so much fun. of course, who can forget the who shot j.r. mystery of 1980 watched by over 350 million fans worldwide. >> as you know, the family is back with some familiar faces helping the next generation of ewings. the second season kicks off tonight on tnt. take a look. >> it's great. >> so if we're going to take this to a vote, and i think we should. >> i vote with christopher. >> you and christopher have 60% of this company. i have 30%, and lana has 10%.
you always talk about being a family business, but your side of the family is always going to win. >> john ross, you always think it's you against us. when you stop thinking like that, you'll realize you're just as much a part of this company as the rest of us. >> oh, yeah. >> oh, he doesn't believe it. >> no. >> patrick duffy back as bobby and linda gray back as sue ellen. >> that's rude that you are drinking. >> nobody said to me this morning -- i saw you downstairs. you talked about the premier of the show, and he goes what is this cleanse thing you guys are on? i'm out of here. i wouldn't have come back if i had known. you have to have a glass of red wine, and he said yeah. >> i'm not cleansing. >> no, you are not. >> you are letting the hot studs on the show do all that stuff. wow. >> we're excited you are here. you had the first season. this sounds like a basic question, but is this second season a continuation? do we have to have watched the first to catch on? >> the writers have done an
amazing job. you don't have -- you wouldn't have had to. things will catch you up a little bit. you can jump right in because you have to go to the bathroom, have your snacks, sit down because tonight is two hours. you're going to love it. >> i saw the finale, and i was so upset i had to come up here and do the show. i'm, like, ah. it's great. >> just relentless too. the pace of the show now is just nonstop. >> and i watched "homeland" for the first time yesterday. and the difference is unbelievable between "homeland" and this, "dallas." you want some action, baby, "dallas" is your show. >> your character stayed consistent throughout all the years. there's the -- >> vanilla no matter what bowl you put it in. >> he's so different than you are in real life, though. >> but he has rules. you know, in terms of the show, bobby has rules that he can't break. she can go. >> i can go anywhere, everywhere. >> you do even in the first two hours. >> oh, wait. >> really? >> yeah, baby. >> now, you guys are facing --
even the note on the cd says bittersweet feeling from the producers because you're very excited about the second season. it's doing so well. there should be another chair here. we all know that the beloved larry hagman that's no longer with us. how are you, first of all, doing without him there? it must feel like a huge loss. then also how are you dealing with the passage of the character? >> for me i've been -- i consider myself my best friend is larry hagman. i consider him my best friend. i am completely satiated with hip, because there's no empty spot in my life where it comes to him. i miss the day to day. >> the day to day. i expect him to walk through the door, and i expect to see in the script where is the j.r. scene that i miss so much? >> you guys actually feel his presence on the set?
>> yeah, yeah. i think that will last forever. >> he is such a part of the show in every aspect. i mean, not just his presence, but his reference and his everything, and his dressing room is still there, and he is still number one on the call sheet. >> that's nice. >> yeah. >> just how do you do with it in the script? how is that going to work out? >> we put him in a blender. >> oh, my god. >> yeah. yeah. it's puree j.r. too soon? is that too soon? >> keep drinking that wine, honey. >> excuse me. >> he would have wanted to go forward. >> he would. we talk about the character of j.r. nonstop on the show. we will through this season, and any season. >> especially because john ross his boy. >> holy crap. >> that's my son, excuse me. >> i rest my case. >> j.r. lives on in that one. >> it's worth watching. pop the popcorn, and there's a two-hour special tonight.
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>> today's style is brought to you by yoplait. learn how to take your look from good to so good with tips from today's style experts. >> time now for today's style and comfortable looks for women who are always on the go. >> whether it's picking up the kids from school or running errands after work or traveling for business, you want to be comfy, but you don't want to look sloppy. >> today contributor and contributing editor for people style watch and author jill mart sin here to show you how to put a good look together. it's always myself to feel cozy. >> we dressed you because it looks just like you in terms of your cozy wear. i feel like so many people reach for sweats, and people are
saying how do i look cute? these are alternatives to reaching for the sweats. everything under o is under $50. most under $50. you can find inspiration. i'm in this -- i want to show you the pajama look. it's very in. pajama pan. these are from j. crew. a lot of people are wearing them with heels. >> i was going to say because you don't -- it's not the best length of a pant for women who are -- i'm going to call it the challenged. >> petite. anyway, this is one of the trends if you want to get in. it's a little pajamay. >> let's talk travel. it's always cold on planes or buses or however you travel. what's a nice cozy thing to have? >> a lot of people will reach for jeans, but this is -- >> sandra. >> cargo pants. $30 from old navy. you see there's a little more hardware with the zipper and tapered bottoms. this is a great option to jeans. just a great pair of flats and always eco design. a great scarf you can throw on, and also use as a blanket, and
the hoody is from target. you see you're mixing and matching colors, and it's also pieces you can wear wherever you're going to your destination, no matter where that is. >> you wore that color combination in chicago. >> you're right. i like that. >> katilyn is going to come in from running errands. >> katilyn is here. hi, katilyn. >> this is the vegan leather leggings. that means foe leather. this is just an alternative to leggings. these are from dow. how great do these look? an oversized sweater from rachel roy for $69, and i love a flat. $29 from fore21. >> thanks, sweetie. very cute. >> now for a girl -- night out with the girls. sunika. >> you're going out for lunch, and this is such a k.l.g. dress. just show the dress for a little bit just to show. $64 from hyper line. you can layer things. so comfy.
then let me just show you these shoes. these are indoor-outdoor from of australia, which we always like. you can also travel in them. this is just a great piece to have. it looks like something, kathie, you have. >> i love that. they're so great. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> sarah is coming out now. come on. >> another sarah. >> any opportunity to show her baby, henry, off. he is so cute. >> hi, henry. >> okay. well -- >> hi. >> oh, he is so precious. >> let's talk about sarah and her look from macy's. this is the stretch for last legging. this is like a yoga pant, but dressier, and there are zippers on it as well, and the wedge sneakers are very big right now. these are from kohl is's. they give you a little height. >> they give you a little -- >> and henry is not happy in that hat.
stoo hi, hoda. >> he is cozy with this onesy from the who. >> come on. >> come on. >> say good-bye to your mom. >> look at that. >> i think i'm losing him. i think i'm losing him. he needs to see you. >> he loves the who. a cozy onesy for henry as well. >> thanks. >> thanks. >> and is that it? >> no. we have one more, jennifer? >> how about jennifer who is modelling lounging at home. >> she's reading at home. >> that's a hot book. >> i heard that's a "new york times" best seller. now, this feels and looks like cashmere. this is a new drawstring pant from gap body. $39.95. >> wow. >> banana republic top, and this is really cozy to have at home, and, of course, i love the ballet flats with the floral. >> yosi samra under $50. >> more help for busy moms. this time in the kitchen. >> new healthy recipes you can whip up on any night of the week after this. >> yes, it is time to head into today's kitchen. today we have fast and healthy meals for busy moms.
>> good morning, everyone. we have a big, big day of weather today. widespread severe weather outbreak across the plains. one of the biggest outbreaks we've had so far this year, we think, across the plains. so we want everyone to be aware, if you're in the red zone, make sure you have a way to be notified of severe weather. we could seeite lated tornadoes. the main threat looks to be damaging wind gusts, maybe even some small hail out of this from parts of missouri down through arkansas and into texas. this is pretty much the hot spot for some of the worst weather, but we're expecting thunderstorms all the way up into the ohio valley on the colder side, it's going to be snow across the mountains in the inner mountain west. expecting snow into the rockies and across the high plains as the cold air filters in. notice the distinction between the colder air and the warm air.
this is setting the stage for the severe weather later today. the it's going to be muggy and mild. 68 in louisville, 72 in atlanta. more like something you would see in spring. snow showers on the back end of this system on the western lakes. that's on wednesday. we'll have a se voer threat continuing through the southeast wednesday and includes the atlanta area. cold air starts to filter into the high plains, tuesday and wednesday gets much, much colder for you. we hold on to some of the mild air here into the southeast and across the east coast. and by thursday, scattered snow showers for the interior northeast. colder air over the ohio valley and the northeast. meanwhile, it's quieter in the west. punxsutawney feel, 28 degrees roughly there around the philly area. wick up with al 5:30 a.m.
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>> yes, it is time to head into today's kitchen. today we have fast and healthy meals for busy moms. >> after a long day at work, most women don't have the time or the energy to spend hours, so debra, host of the web series deb's kitchen, has developed something she calls the busy mom special. >> have you many hats, don't you? >> we have two minutes per recipe. what are we making? >> we're doing an easy roast chicken. it's very efficient, and you have a lot of leftovers. what we're going to do is pull back the skin because -- >> creeps me out a little bit. >> embrace it, right? we're putting a little lemon rind, a little rosemary, fresh rosemary. a little garlic. >> a little fresh garlic there. a little salt and pepper. smush it in there, and then finally we're going to finish
the little drizzle of olive oil. >> just a tad. >> like what you do with the turkey. >> that took you all of 15 seconds. >> exactly. the thing is you want to get all that seasonings underneath the skin because that's what helps it stay extra juicy. >> you put it in a bag? >> we're going to marinate it in a zip lock baggie. >> are you putting anything with it? >> you can put extra olive oil or lemon juice if you have it. pop it in the frig for about half an hour. a couple of hours if you have the time, but most of us don't have a lot of time. >> what are we going to do? >> you're going to pop it in the oven. >> what temp? >> 350? >> no, no. >> get your numbers right. >> what? >> to give it that crispy brown you need 450 to start. really high heat. >> do you cover it, debra? >> i don't. i do it just plain 450 to start for 20 minutes. then you're going to take it
down a notch to 400 and finish it off for another 20 minutes. >> look how good this looks? look what's happening. >> wear going to pair that with family-friendly roasted vegetables because, you know, it's wintertime. we hear about parsnips and turnips and exotic roots. instead you have broccoli, carrots and red roasted potato with olive oil rosemary. >> that broccoli is rocking. >> my 2-year-old loves it. my kids love it. >> kids will eat their vegetable ifs you do it that way. >> you can finish it off with a little lemon juice to cut that -- >> that's delicious. >> that is awesome. >> kind of brightens it up. >> you never talked about the sauce that you cooked it in. >> you can do a couple of different kinds of marinades. we could do a terriyaki or jamaican jerk. that's a part of the way you get a lot of different flavor varieties for your leftovers. >> try this potato. one of the things can you do with your leftovers is do chicken pita pockets.
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>> time for our new series. we're calling it get your game on. where pluck two lucky people off the plaza and bring them inside to face off for a quick game. it is a fun day after all. let's get started. >> well, first up kathie lee will ask contestant number one. >> raise your hand. >> contestant number one. >> shelly. >> a true or false question about hoda. then vice versa. >> you're on. >> you're asking a question about kathie lee. >> gerrard. >> shelly, true or false, hoda uses keratin. >> on what?
>> her hair. >> true or false? >> oh, on her hair? >> yeah. >> this game is cratering. >> gerrard, it's me and you. >> one for kathie lee. >> this is for -- we're going to talk about kathie lee. kathie lee's hit song is called "love never works." true or false? >> love never works. >> true or false. >> false. >> you are right! >> who said it was a hit? all right. i have one. hoda is a new orleans saints fan. >> true. >> are you at 1-1. >> ready, gerrard? here we go. true or false. kathie lee's secret talent is moving her ears. >> come on, gerrard. you got it. >> true. >> no. >> it's not a trick.
it's a party favorite. >> come on. >> hoda's first reporting job was in boise, idaho. >> boise, idaho. can i phone a friend? >> no. >> can i -- >> not the game we're playing. >> i'm going to say true. >> no. >> gerrard. this is it. >> come on, gerrard. >> how much time? >> it doesn't matter. true or false, kathie lee has four dogs. >> okay. >> four dogs. >> she has exactly four dogs. >> oh, no. >> three dogs. >> three. >> all right, shelly. hoda has two nieces. true or false? >> i'm sorry. two nieces? true or false? >> true. >> yes. >> she gets the prize. >> yolanda foster. >> also, we're going to have a