Apart from Bennett's exit, the announcement from Saturday Night Live also includes the departure of Lauren Holt, two promotions and three new hires at NBC's sketch comedy series.
Megyn Kelly is out from the Today show, an NBC News spokesperson said Friday. This comes after she made offensive remarks earlier this week about blackface Halloween costumes.
On Election Night 1976, TV maps had the GOP in blue, Democrats in red. The same color scheme prevailed in 1980 when Ronald Reagan turned most of the map blue before the West Coast got home for supper.
Lawyers for NBC Universal found that allegations of inappropriate behavior by the former Today host were never reported to managers or human resources.
Trump administration officials are challenging a report that John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, called the president "an idiot." Kelly calls the story "total B.S."
Prime-time viewership is lower than it was for the Sochi Winter Games, though NBC is still drawing more viewers in prime time than its competitors.
Kotb has filled in for Lauer since he was fired in late November for inappropriate sexual behavior. Now it's official: Kotb and Savannah Guthrie are Today's first all-female anchor team.
NBC fired Matt Lauer as Variety was preparing a story in which several women detailed their allegations against the powerful TV host.