‘Today’: How Savannah Guthrie Knew Al Roker Was Back at Work Following Prostate Cancer Surgery – ‘Back Where He Belongs’

Today anchor Savannah Guthrie knew Al Roker was back at the morning show studio in the Rockefeller Center. She had not yet seen him, or had even been told he was inside.

Guthrie this morning shared the humorous “telling” with which she knew that the beloved weather forecast, out for two weeks due to prostate cancer surgery, was back and ready to go.

Al Roker, left, and Savannah Guthrie of 'Today'
Al Roker, left, and Savannah Guthrie of ‘Today’ | Peter Kramer / NBC / NBC Newswire / NBCUniversal through Getty Images

Al Roker prostate cancer was announced weeks ago

Roker shared in the first week of November the shocking news of his cancer diagnosis. He was diagnosed in September during a routine examination for early-onset prostate cancer. However, there was also some interesting news.

“It’s good news – bad news,” he said at the time. “The good news is that we caught him early. It’s not good news that it’s a little aggressive, so I’m going to take some time off to take care of this. ”

Television personality surgeon, Dr. Vincent Laudone at the Sloan Kettering Memorial Today of Roker ‘s diagnosis states, “Fortunately his cancer appears to be a little restricted or limited to the prostate.

“But because it is more aggressive, we wanted to treat it, and after discussing the various options – surgery, radiation, focus treatment – we decided to remove the prostate. ”

How Roker prepares before going on each morning

Recently, in September view on Rachael RayIn the daytime program, the Queens-born cohost confessed to his daily routine that makes him ready and ready for his duties on the morning show. He listens to the theme song from The A-Team.

The A-Team this is probably one of the largest action shows ever created on television, ”he said. “Of course, I’m playing the subject from The A-Team every morning before I go on the Today display. ”

“They were all great in one way, but together, they were like this amazing team,” he explained about the team members of the 1980s series and how the program has been meaningful to him.

“Well, in your life, you have to find those people – because whether it’s emotional or physical or whatever, no one can be anything to everyone,” he said. e. “You have to have a team. Anyone who claims to have achieved what they have on their own is so full of BS it’s not even possible. ”

This is how Savannah Guthrie knew Roker was on the site

Savannah Guthrie didn’t even see her Today still a colleague but knew he was back after being off for two weeks.

She would be heard The A-Teamsubject song exploding through the walls of the Todaydressing rooms.

At the start of the show this morning, Guthrie announced the return of Roker, saying she had heard ” The A-Team theme music ”and he knew“ Al was back! ”

“Guys, we’re all together,” Guthrie said. “We can be delighted that our Al has returned to Studio 1A. Just two weeks ago today, you had surgery for prostate cancer. ”

Roker shared that it was the audience’s kind messages, as well as support from his friends and family, that he received during this difficult time.

“I tell you, I had great surgeons, and a lot of love from my family and Deborah, Nick, and Leila, and Courtney, and a lot of you,” said Roker moving toward the camera. “And all of you here,” he said of it Today family.

“I feel good, I do.”

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