America’s favorite morning show, NBC’s Today show, is inviting a couple of Branson’s biggest stars to join them live, on set, in New York, Monday, July 21st. Todd Oliver, comedian and ventriloquist for Showboat Branson Belle, along with his most famous talking dog, Irving, will appear on Today during the fourth hour, hosted by Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford.
Locally, the fourth hour airs on KYTV at 10:00 a.m. CST. For the past 12 years, NBC’s Today show has been rated the #1 morning news program.
Todd Oliver and his trio of live talking dogs hail from Showboat Branson Belle, a 700-seat, authentic paddlewheeler that presents a fast-paced variety show, specialty foods and cruises on Table Rock Lake. Todd Oliver is the headliner of Showstoppers! which also features a live orchestra, and singers and dancers presenting memorable hits from Broadway to the big screen. Todd is one of the most nationally-acclaimed Branson performers, having appeared on numerous national shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Visitors to Showboat Branson Belle can visit with Todd and Irving as the cruise disembarks.