We kid, we kid. We’re happy to share our main man with the morning news show because everyone needs their daily dose of Carson.
He flew out last Friday to host Weekend TODAY, which come with its own perks…such as working out of Matt Lauer’s personal office!
“I was like, ‘Are you sure?! I really don’t feel comfortable in here,’” he laughed. “I just sat in there really like I don’t want to mess anything up. It was crazy.”
On Monday-Wednesdays, he filled in for Kathie Lee Gifford during the 10am hour. This week, they were focused on official Royal Baby Watch, waiting for the first on-camera appearance from little Prince George.
“I said, ‘Everybody keeps taking that shot of that door, waiting and waiting and waiting. Every time someone goes through that door, I’ll take a shot of Crown Royal!’ And they laughed in the makeup room and I laughed like, ‘That’s never going to happen.’ Two hours later, I show up on the set and there’s all the Crown Royal. I mean, it’s just fun!”
That’s right, Carson downed three shots in 30 minutes!
“I mean, drinking on the air is really the best part of it all!” Carson joked.
“For me, to go back to New York and, you know, run around a studio and interview this guy and do this demo and read a little news or do that, it’s all super fun for me.”