As a host and weatherman of NBC’s top-rated Today Show and co-anchor for 3rd Hour of TODAY, Al Roker has the undivided attention of the nation (over 32 million viewers per week) every weekday morning as America prepares for school and work.
Spanning more than 40 years on TV and 14 Emmy awards, Al conducts interviews with celebrities and newsmakers around the world and does a wide variety of segments on every imaginable subject. Al also co-anchors the popular 3rd Hour of Today, presenting lifestyle segments that touch all Americans. The recent #OverHeardOn3rd segments have become immensely popular during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ever active, Al hosts ROKER’S ROLL CALL on the 3rd Hour of Today’s Instagram page, LIVE every Thursday (usually). These live streamed interviews are a spontaneous and rollicking gabfest of Hollywood insider gossip with noted celebrities including Ellie Kemper, Debbie Allen, David Koechner, tWitch, Allison Holker, Kerry-Anne Perkins and more. In addition, he also serves up COLD CUTS with Al Roker on Today.com and YouTube, where he talks turkey (literally) with a bevvy of guest stars including Lance Bass, Giada De Laurentiis, Cheech & Chong, Hoda Kotb, and Sean Evans and more. Every Tuesday, you can also catch Al co-hosting Off The Rails with Sheinelle Jones and Dylan Dreyer on Today Show Radio on SiriusXM (channel 108). Finally, after a triumph run on Broadway in 2018 appearing in the hit show Waitress: The Hit Broadway Musical, Al reprised his role to rave reviews in November 2019. He is literally giving Howard Stern a run as King Of All Media!
Al is also an award-winning television producer and CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. (ARE). For the past 26 years (!) ARE has produced numerous TV programs for network, cable, digital, and streaming channels. Notably, Al was the Executive Producer of the award-winning Coast Guard TV Series (Coast Guard Alaska, Coast Guard Florida, Coast Guard Cape Disappointment) for The Weather Channel, now currently airing on Pluto TV. Not only will you find an Al Roker-produced TV show on your favorite channel, Al Roker Entertainment also produces trusted video content, commercials, and branded entertainment for a wide array of sponsors and non-profits.
Al is also a prolific author with twelve acclaimed books to his credit – from cookbooks to true life historical narratives. Learn about Al’s books here. His mystery novel, “The Morning Show Murders” (part of a 3-book mystery trilogy) is now a Hallmark Channel TV movie starring Holly Robinson Peete and Rick Fox. In April 2019, three new movies in the Morning Show Mysteries series debuted on Hallmark with two more currently in production for 2020.
Al’s 13th and latest book, “You Look So Much Better In Person – True Stories Of Absurdity and Success” is out now. This latest tome is a humorous and highly personal collection of essays based on lessons for living a happy life and achieving success through the power of saying “yes!”
As an avid social media contributor, Al regularly tweets on Twitter @AlRoker, shares photos from his travels (and his amazing cooking) on Instagram, and talks with his audience on Facebook. He also has a book page on Facebook for fans of his writing.
Al lives in New York City with his wife, ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts, and has three kids.