After Nine’s mass cull of Today show talent at the end of 2018, viewers have been waiting to see how the new lineup fares to welcome in the new year.
— The Today Show (@TheTodayShow) January 13, 2019
Deb Knight, who was Karl Stefanovic’s replacement admitted that this show felt like “the first day of school”.
“Thankfully I’m not the only one on the desk who feels like the first day of school. I have new members of the team — and welcome to Tom Steinfort and Brooke Boney and Tony Jones,” she said.
Broadcasting from the Australian Open in Melbourne, the new era of the Today show has brought anger to many of its viewers.
Some of the comments on Today’s Facebook page illustrate viewers’ opinions…
“Lost me, just switched off, trying Channel 10. Not happy.”
“Yeah… I’ve already switched off…. wish you well….. you’re gunna need it.”
“I have been watching Today since Tracey (Grimshaw) was on it, loved Karl and Lisa. Thought I would tune in this morning but omg will not be watching anymore. Loud over bearing…”