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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2002 file photo shows former NBC "Today" show co-hosts Jane Pauley, left, and Bryant Gumbel, during the morning show's 50th anniversary in New York. NBC says that Pauley and Gumbel will join Matt Lauer for Monday's show on Dec. 30. Gumbel left NBC's morning show in 1997 after 15 years, and Pauley left in 1989 after 13 years with "Today." They anchored the show together for seven years. Pauley isn't a stranger to "Today": She returns each month for a segment that looks at Americans over 50 who start new careers.
LOS ANGELES—The "Today" show is ending the year on a nostalgic note.

NBC says that former "Today" anchors Jane Pauley and Bryant Gumbel will join Matt Lauer for Monday's show.

Gumbel left the morning program in 1997 after 15 years, and Pauley exited in 1989 after a 13-year tenure. They were co-anchors for seven years.

Pauley isn't a stranger to "Today": She returns each month for a segment that looks at Americans older than 50 who start new careers.