Katie Couric, Today Show’s co-anchor from 1991 to 2006, came back to fill in for Savannah Guthrie, who is on maternity leave in the wake of respecting her second kid, child Charley, a month ago. The 59-year-old TV star that will be co-hosting all week had her spot at the stay work area close by long-lasting co-anchor Matt Lauer.

“Welcome back to Studio 1A, January 1997, obviously?” Lauer clowned.

“It just feels like I never left,” Couric said, later including that her side of the work area was still a “pigsty” while Lauer’s setup was “all perfect and clean.” The couple shared a clasp of themselves on Lauer’s first day at work in 1997, with Couric clowning that they had a similar hair do. “Not any longer for me,” Lauer commented, indicating his shaved head.

Couric had a fabulous time upon her arrival, notwithstanding joining in an acapella version of Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” out in Rockefeller Plaza. One section of the show even included Dr. Mehmet Oz talking about wellbeing changes that accompany maturing, as Couric’s 60th birthday is on Saturday. Prior in the show, Couric tongue in cheek secured Lauer’s mouth when he raised the forthcoming birthday.

On Sunday, Couric shared a photograph on Twitter of her telephone alert set for 4:30 a.m. “Truly? See you early and ideally brilliant!” she subtitled the shot. Couric joined Today in 1989 as an extraordinary journalist, in the end taking a spot as co-stay in 1991 until 2006 when she cleared out to host the CBS Evening News, turning into the principal solo female host of the top weekday evening news communicates. While she’s came back to NBC every so often, this is the first occasion when she’ll continue her spot as a co-anchor.