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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. it's fun day monday. it's nov 7th and it's election day eve. if you can believe it. >> good day by dnce. >> a quick happy birthday. my sister-in-law's birthday. happy birthday. you're on tv! >> don't show your phone. >> her picture's not up. >> that's a facetime happy birthday. my sister-in-law's birthday, happy birthday to you. >> bye-bye! a great show today, you got it.
we'll get you caught up on the big news from hollywood including the latest on brad pitt in "today's buzz." >> hoping to shed weight, great. two viewers took our 30-day diet challenge and tried out two popular weight-loss programs and we will reveal results to see which worked best. >> place a purchase effect family movie to get you in the holiday spirit. dolly parton's "coat of many colors" a sequel and a sneak peek from one of t my friend, plays ms. moody. >> and this one is supposed to be out of the park. >> so good! one problem today. >> what's that? >> appears or morning beverage has been forgotten. >> never, ladies, never. >> oh, jane's here! >> just the way he planned. jane, darling. >> happy election eve. >> celebrate or commiserate the future of america. >> there you go. thanks for helping -- we love
go home to that gorgeous child. >> thank you! >> nice talking to you. >> cheers, hoda woman. >> cheers to your weekend, for starters. >> i was a busy girl this weekend. on friday in my -- well, hometown, so to speak, on a carnival cruise. right here in in -- what. >> what? >> the carnival "vista," beautiful, beautiful ship. there i am. he's running for president. i dmoen. carrie underwood gave an unbelievable concert. they we are. christine and cassidy says it was okay to use their pictures because they're huge carrie fans. unbelievable. >> what was she like? >> everything's effortless with her. >> yes. >> because she was born to sing like that. >> yes!
especially her gospel stuff, you feel like you've gone to heaven. they were holding a private concert. carnival made it available, this particular cruise, for some of our armed forces. you know how often when deployed you miss birthdays, you miss a holiday, holidays, you miss important times. they wanted to make some memories with us "precision homefront" honoring military families. >> a beautiful cause. >> try am with eddie. i always make friends with eddie. first of in charge of all the beverages on the entire carnival -- now, they have my stuff. thank you for asking. >> your stuff rocks. >> yes. they have a lot of my stuff. a little update on shecky. at his first wedding last saturday night. first little bow tie. goes over and kisses his mommy's leg. look at him in his -- >> just like a top spinning around like a top. >> he just kills me! >> keeps going and going. >> yeah.
there and goes right over to her and kisses her on the thigh. is that precious? >> the cutest thing ever. >> you were busy, too, ms. hoda. >> so pre-marathon, joel and some of his friends wanted to go to this restaurant. i've never -- i've heard of it in little italy called puglia's, a whole show. joel, friends of his who ran the marathon. just good friends of his. we go into lch all of a sudden -- it's a lounge act. singing a song, everyone get your napkins and get up on your seat. you're eating dinner. look what happens in the restaurant. ? get up and shake your napkins ? get up, get up and shake your napkins ? ? >> everybody is standing up. no. you put your fork and knife down. you get up, do that, and you sit back down and eat.
so exciting. people were walking by outside, i want to be in there! something about it. >> did you do the hokey-pokey? >> no. just, ? get up, get up ? >> they made up that song themselves. >> i'm so glad you had such a wonderf fful weekend. "saturday night live" had an "update." >> this is good. often after "snl" does sketches some left with a bad taste in their mouth, such election. a snapshot, a 40-second bit at the end of the opening monologue where hillary clinton and donald trump went out into new york's times square, and check out what this sketch is like it's beautiful.
hoda woman? like you and i do? >> i believe. >> you are an optimist. good for you. me, not so much. hollywood, very good guy, tom hanks, thousand get in big trouble even with him. universitily known to be a good guy but revealed to the jakarta post one thing he won't tolerate. something i can't stand either. lying to him. he said i am a good natured man and give everybody a f someone takes advantage of that you will face the wrath of a lover scorned. i am not a sucker. beware. >> sounds like a tough statement. did something happen? >> i don't know. >> and helped their 28 year long marriage, and i'd like to say, don't mistake my kindness due to stupidity. i'm kind, but i'm not stupid.
>> rudeness for me. >> or cruelty. >> forget it. >> yeah. right. those are definitely -- top three. >> our hearts and definitely prayers, praying since i heard about this. michael buble and his beautiful wife luciana revealed the oldest of their two beautiful boys noah a battling cancer. >> he and his wife posted this picture. we've devastated about the recent cancer diagnosis of our oldest son noah currently united states and went on to say they've been very vocal about the importance of family and the love they have for their children and hope with support of their family and friends and fans around the world that they'll win this battle. >> both put their careers on hold until -- i totally get that. so respect it. we send all our love to you guys today. sure they're not watching at home but will feel them, hopefully. >> hopefully will. >> precious little boy.
it wasn't his. >> i know. i saw a picture a beautiful suit with a beautiful brind and captioned what a beautiful day. i was like, what? it was his sister. >> in case we were wondering. the man of honor. doesn't it show how close they are? posted a picture of the morning of the wedding with -- >> we don't know her name? karen? meredith. close. meredith. it says, the day your sis >> maybe. >> man of honor. so great. >> by the way, tells you everything about their family. doesn't it? >> how close they are. i like him a lot. nice guy. what else, hoda woman? there's more. >> something that's sweeping the nation. >> not really. >> do you remember planking? that challenge? remember the water bottle challenge. had to flip the water battle, see if it landed? >> yes. >> another one. called the mannequin challenge. so high school students around the country are tweeting videos of themselves and friends remaining at still as possible,
store. kevin hart was at the gym and tried it with his friends. so look -- >> everybody froze. [ laughter ] >> we'd do it here at the studio but would have to -- pay the person that showed you. ready and -- >> go! >> okay. break it. >> best acting you've ever hoda. it really is. >> that's the best of the show. >> steelers post add video to instagram, in their locker room. that's good. >> except for one guy walking in the back, perfect. >> to raise money or -- >> to have fun. >> sometimes we just have fun. >> well, we need it. okay. if you walk awe wyou walk away g commercial, come back. you're going miss or favorite thing. >> and the rumor mill.
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if your mind could use a break from the political hubbub, how about fun celebrity gossip. >> in "today's buzz," and here, head of got ssip.com. >> it's monday. give us a break. >> happy >> and brad filed friday. she filed divorce a couple weeks ago. he responded asking for joint physical and legal custody of the kids. in her filing she wanted sole cudty. now he is responded. let's hope that they figure this one out and quickly so that the children can move on. interestingly though, too, he has a big movie coming out in a couple of weeks "allies" getting
awesome rumors he might, in fact, miss the red carpets and press for this movie until he's got his stuff settled with -- >> i don't blame him. all anybody will want to talk to him about. >> all of those junkets. >> can't get away for a it. better for the movie if he stays away from the press and let's the movie speak for itself. >> never seemed to live it anyway. i don't blame them. >> how much would you pay to spend new year's eve with just i'm not sure how much i would pay. it will cost you, amazing package for $500,000. >> what? >> half a million dollars. you can spend new year's eve at the phantom blue hotel in miami. such a luxury hotel. old school hotel in miami. they've renovated it. it's gorgeous. >> what do you get? >> you get a -- >> what don't you get? >> tickets for ten people. so, $100,000 each.
penthouse at the top of the hotel. about 9,000 square feet, five bedrooms and get to use lamborghinis, fabulous cars, go to great dinners. trying to convince you, hoda. >> i know. cha-ching. >> or get a wealthy friend to do it and be their guest. >> kathie lee, will you get it? >> right. yeah, sure i will. >> all right. we've heard rumors about lady gaga getting a big acting role? >> amazing. roomers she'll versace. best friends. on her last album wrote a song called "donatella" and dedicated it to her. rumor, american crime story. so successful, planning the section a second one and even third one. based on the death of gianni versace. had the nation agrips. you have to tell the sister's
the role lady gaga might play. really getting into acting. just won a golden globe and very busy, doing the super bowl in february. >> and ryan murphy is producer of that. he is -- >> he knows. >> what he's doing. yeah, yeah. >> talk us through the box office? >> massive. taken by surprise. a new marv's comic turned into a movie "dr. strange" starring benedict bummerbatch, thought it would be really well. did better than expectations. >> wow! >> just over the weekend. number two, justin timberlake's movie "trolling," but it did great. $45 million. so there's nothing -- no shame there. that was great, too. three was mel gibson's big comeback directorial movie, abouts 15 $15 million. >
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you want to drop a few pounds before the holidays but don't know which diet with work for you? >> two of our viewers tried out two popular weight loss plans for 30 days, and this is -- we're going to have the results after this? >> yes. we decided to help a couple of our viewers out by putting them to the 30-day diet challenge.
health and nutrition editor -- >> i'm having a little problem this morning. >> we're fine. >> alice chose the dash diet and donna chose nutrisystem. but first here their stories. >> i've always been the same way and i've always been big. no matter if i diet or don't diet, i pretty much stay the same weight. >> i've been overweight most of my life. i usually stay around a size 14. there have been times when >> probably when i turned 46, 47, i added another 15 pounds which really bothered me. >> when i'm heavy my back hurts and trying to find clothes that hide the stomach. >> not being able to button up a jacket frustrates me or having to go into a plus-size clothes when i can fit into a 14fy slim down. >> four years ago i was diagnosed with type ii diabetes.
wake-up call. having diabetes is an every day struggle because all the foods that you want to eat and that taste great, you're not supposed to eat. >> i love to cook. i have a big family. everybody comes over here for all holidays. i make a big prime rib and baked potatoes and all the fixings. >> you know, i want to have a piece of cake. i want to have sweets. i want to have carbs. >> if i'm being really honest, my favorite thing is chips and dip. i don't have it often, but it is definite i'm having one of those days, it's something i want. >> losing weight would mean to me being healthy. my whole goal is to be healthy. >> i'm almost 50, and i don't want to go into my 50s at this size. >> i'm excited about the nutrisystem plan because this is the diabetic plan. >> so i chose the d.a.s.h. diet because when i took a look at it, it was all real food. >> i'm happy that someone is bringing me food every week and all i have to do is grab it and
make a plan where i have to make sure that i eat breakfast, lunch and dinner and two snacks so that i'm not starving at the end of the day. i'm hoping at the end of these three days that i made a real dent in the weight that i want to lose. >> even the dog wants some food. don't blame him. >> sounds like they both picked diets that fit with them. >> that's really the goal, to pick something that really speaks to you, something ma meets all the requirements that you need. most diet plans are going to wo in a little bit, stick around because we're going to find out how they did a month later and we'll find out if the diets they chose ended up working for them and can work for you, too. plus the newest feel-good family story from dolly parton just in time for the christmas holidays. and one woman risks her life to take you inside the black market. what she finds might shock you coming up. kettes been kettes been ? go paperless, don't stress, girl ?
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stories about two women who depleted our 30-day diet challenge. alice and donna. >> alice tried the dash diet. cook your own meal and donna for books and tools of the diets chosen. >> and madeleine has results and advice to help you find the right diet for yourself. >> mad lirn, whatted? >> what happened? >> starting with alice. >> hi, alice. how are you? >> good to see you. >> when you look at the dash plan, alice likes to cook, shop, eat. enjoys a variety of foods and willing to make these changes, and get rid of a lot of things that were really high calorie and needed to learn some of these things.
lean proteins. >> a lot of variety? >> yes, and low on starches, bread, rishgs pasta, but a lot of vegetablesants kind of mediterranean. >> which you know works. >> how do you feel, before were get to your weight-loss? >> feel great. cutting complete sugars is hard especially month of october. >> was it worth it? >> how much did she lose? >> 17 >> in 30 days. from her starting point, a reasonable amount of wags los. results may vary. she stuck with it. stayed on it every day and why she had such great success. >> congrats. let you know what the dash diet author said. here what they had to say. during the initial weeks i want people to learn what portion sizes work for them both for weight-loss and staying full. there are suggested portion sizes for different appetites to
sizes, weights and goals. after the first two week when you can add in more starchy foods best to ease in. you did it all. congratulations. way to go. shall we move over? >> you're going to continue it. >> i'm goin' to going it. >> good for you. >> even on thanksgiving? >> no. [ laughter ] >> donna went on, how are you? >> great. >> nutrisystem. >> donna set, no time to cook, not no time to shop. wanted something easy, pop in the oven. meals and snacks. >> how do you feel? >> i feel good. >> i hear the food is tasty it. >> it was good having food at your doorstep. >> anyone over the age of 30, a half a pound a week is really great. so -- >> well -- >> two pounds. >> you're laughing because --
don't you feel bad about that, donna! >> just hungry. >> she's just hungry. >> wait until next month. you're going to get her. >> all her food was waiting for her. >> do you feel healthier given the kinds of foods you've been eating? >> i always added a salad to it. they didn't seem to have enough veggies. food tasty, breakfasts great. pizzas great. i added a salad to make it healthier. nutrisystem. >> they said our foods are sdirned to be lower on glycemic index and focus on fiber and protein to keep blood sugar levels stabilized. we showed a significant reduction in blood sugars hemoglobin a1c, designed to promote healthy weight-loss one to two pounds per week.
diabetes? not the highs and lows? tlnchs were a lot of carbs -- they were balanced but more carbs that i would normally eat. >> notice the portions. both, readjust what a portion size is. this may look like a lot or nothing. the nutrisystem plan will tell you here what a standard portion size it and you need to follow it. >> that's a mental -- >> that's a pizza. >> with this pizza i salad to it. >> don't leave us. >> two success stories. >> for more of madeleine's tips on finding the best diet plan for you go to our website. and coming up, the black market where anything and everything has a price. >> yeah. one young woman goes undercover to expose the shocking truth, after this. i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. my psoriatic arthritis caused joint pain. just like my moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis.
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disease, you're going to have to be able to give people an ain sentive. it always gets down to somehow selling a kidney is an evil act. >> it's an illegal act. >> which denies people the right to make their own decision about what they want to do with their bodies. >> yeah. >> wow. >> a lot of these things make you think. welcome. >> thank you. >> you've been in 21 countries in the last year filming if you count, filming, that's 22. yeah. i've been to a few places. >> when you listen to a guy like this, talking about human trafficking. you usually think people with white hats on and black hats. good and evil, but sometimes it gets a little muddy. doesn't it? >> really interesting, making this series, figuring out that actually we are all involved and everything is gray. it's easy to think that there's a seedy guy, down some shadowing
we're all involved in some stage. >> how is that? >> yeah. i mean, child trafficking and human trafficking? >> think about it. nothing moves unless something stops something, a customs officer looks a certain way, a police officer stops a certain car. the white hats, right people doing the right job. what we found in our series, "the traffickers" actually everybody's involved in a way. at the end of the day, whether it's a rhino on or sex or children are the people who are allowing these markets to continue. >> wow. >> so it's really so much more -- >> i can only imagine the sticky or scary situations you, yourself, have been in. a journalist because want to make a difference. do you ever -- describe what it's like to be you on the road sometimes? >> often dangerous. isn't it? >> well it is, yes, and i think
people so hard working behind the scenes all try really hard to protect me and mitigate any risks we take. at the end of the day, when i'm in a situation rigged up with secret cameras sitting in front of a rhino horn trafficker who's a business shady and suspicious, that's me and that's them. >> reporting it, doing everything right there like a one-man band? >> in that moment i'm doing everything. but i don't make the whole show. i maine, really. >> we understand. >> we know you >> they're always around and can hear you. hear what's going on? >> no. sometimes, one situation in vietnam, we go to cover the rhino horn story. where a guy takes me to another guy who takes me to another guy. three, four hours later i'm in a village that doesn't exist. it's not on a map. there are rhino horns, ivory. ill l illicit contraband everywhere. >> why do it? a lot would say, i'd take an
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>> get out of town, mary, a and i mean it, right now. >> i'll get going. >> your dad, executive producerish during, after that, we just watched 300 people losing it, sobbing their eyes out you were so good in that scene. >> that's so kind. >> you earned your way in this business. >> yes, you have. >> and at the university and premiered at carnegie hall. i was there, solo. 17. >> yes. with michael feins god rest her soul. >> do you remember -- what do you remember being on that stage? >> oh, my gosh. it was dream come true, being up there. elaine, again, rest her soul, was an idol of mine. to share the stage with her and my mentor michael fine stooinchts at 17. >> at 17. >> you nerve worry have known she was nervous at all. >> i've been so blessed. so blessed. >> tell us about the movie.
>> literal #christmasinjuly. we were sweating in wool hats, coats, cluvs. 105 index going, oh, it's so cold. brrr! one of the plot points, the greatest storm to ever hit sevierville county, tennessee, hits. it was supposed to be super, super cold. but that's what's acting's for. right? why i went to drama school. >> temperature us a about ms. moody. >> ms. moody is schoolteacher and one of the first people to encourage doyal as writer and this one we get to see a little more of her. directing the annual birth of the baby jesus christmas pageant and, of course, little dolly being the star she is wants to play the virgin mary, because the virgin mary is the lead, other than baby jesus, of course. >> who doesn't have a solo. >> yes, of course. >> ms. moody directing and ms. dolly a bit of a had full
as they say. >> you were born in l.a.? >> that is perfect. straight-on perfect. >> thank you. >> i know these people. >> kathie lee knows. >> yeah. you always lived both places and, yeah. >> and we're going to actually see dolly parton herself in this. right? >> oh, tell us. >> fantastic. >> yes. this is -- again, these movies are based on real stories from her life and when dolly was 9 years old she saw the town trollup for the first time. we're dolling her the painted know, dolly looked at this woman with the hair and the lips and the makeup and the outfit. >> there she is. >> yes, there she is. >> wanted to be her. >> said i want to look just like that when i grow up. i want to tell that story, show people where my look came from. who better to play the painted lady than dolly herself. >> it's a magical moment. >> a new song she's written for it. look forward to that. >> well done. >> we're very proud of you, mary
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one student taken to the hospital after they wer this happened this morning at the manvil school in mission hill. >> sarah: let's get to kelli o'hara. she is live with the very latest. >> reporter: scary moments inside of this school earlier. a lithium battery overheated. you can actually see the hazmat team from boston fire still on scene. now, we are told by boston fire that a battery started smoking inside of the bathroom and let off a vapor. several people six staff members and a student felt sick and were rushed to the hospital. the head of the school says he