- Journalist, Talk Show and Game Show Host
Meredith Vieira is an American journalist, talk show and game show host. Born and raised in Rhode Island, Meredith has enjoyed celebrity status as the original moderator of the ABC talk show The View (1997–2006), and for co-hosting the long-running NBC News morning news program Today (2006–11). She is also well known for being the host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, for contributing to Dateline NBC, Rock Center with Brian Williams, and for presenting Lifetime Television’s Intimate Portrait series. Vieira is a special correspondent for NBC News, contributor to Today, NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC, and host of The Meredith Vieira Show.