Today Show: Jimmy Kimmel Engaged & Kathie Lee’s Birthday Celebration


Kathie Lee and Hoda with The Scoop

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talked The Scoop on The Today Show with everything from Kathie Lee’s birthday to Kathie Lee on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to Jimmy Kimmel engaged to restaurant discount for turning over your cell phone and iHoda’s Playlist.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Kathie Lee’s Birthday

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Jimmy Kimmel Engaged

Kathie Lee & Hoda talked about Kathie Lee's birthday, Jimmy Kimmel engaged, and a restaurant cell phone discount. (s_bukley /


Kathie Lee Gifford’s birthday is today, August 16 2012, and they brought in a cake to celebrate. Not only is it her birthday, but it is also her husband, Frank Gifford’s birthday as well. Also born on this day is Madonna and Elvis Presley passed away on this day. Kathie Lee said if you look at all the blessings that you have in life it outweighs all the wrinkles, weight gain and troubles as you get older.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Lionel Richie On The Plaza

As part of the Toyota Concert Series on Today, Lionel Richie performed on The Plaza this morning for The Today Show and Hoda was out there “Dancing On The Ceiling” with everyone.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Kathie Lee on TV

Kathie Lee made some TV appearances on August 15 2012. She appeared on Kitchen Cousins on HGTV and then on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. She said she loves Jimmy Fallon to pieces and has a crush on him and he is brilliant. He is coming to the opening of Scandalous with his wife.


Kathie Lee & Hoda: Jimmy Kimmel Engaged

Jimmy Kimmel got engaged to his girlfriend Molly McNearney. She is a co-head writer on his show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. He is 44 years old and a father of two.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Cell Phone Discount At Eva Restaurant

Eva Restaurant in Los Angeles offers discount to those who leave their cell phone with staff. If you leave your cell phone with the Maitre d’ the restaurant is offering a 5% discount. Kind of a cool concept, but will it catch on?

iHoda’s Playlist

In honor of Lionel Richie being on the show, Hoda has picked one of his songs for her weekly iHoda’s Playlist. She said he sings with Little Big Town and the song is called “Deep River Woman.” She said just close your eyes and listen to this one.


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