That’s a nod to one of the iterations of WNBC’s “Live at Five” when Cafferty and Simmons shared the anchor desk in the mid-1980s. The screengrab, above, shows the two along with Don Pardo who did live talent introductions and other voice overs. At the time, Al Roker did the weather and in later years Simmons shared the “Live at Five” anchor desk with Matt Lauer.
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