TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Today’s Tom Touchet Is Fired

NBC’s Today Show executive producer Tom Touchet has been “ousted.”

> “Touchet was not immediately available for comment, said an assistant who answered his phone on Tuesday,” the AP reports.

> An insider tells TVNewser NBC was essentially waiting for the Pope news to clear before dropping the ax.

> An e-mailer asks: “So Zucker, who has done NOTHING since he left The Today Show, fires Touchet. Maybe Tom deserved it, but how long can Jeff hang on?”

> A Touchet sympathizer tells Drudge that “Tom has been making changes to move the show into the future, while Host Katie Couric and NBC President Jeff Zucker are trying to keep it mired in the past.”

> Here is Touchet’s biography. What will he do next?…

Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!