A Look Back at Kathie Lee Gifford’s 40-Year TV Career

Kathie Lee Gifford is kissing the Today show goodbye, an announcement that caught everyone by surprise. Her decision moved tearful co-host Hoda Kotb to say, “Everything good that happened in my life happened since you came.” The duo has hosted the fourth hour of the Today show for 11 years. Gifford’s announcement marks the end of a legendary TV career that spans four decades. She began when she was just 21 years old.