CLEVELAND — Welcome back!
Al Roker of NBC's TODAY was live with us this morning at WKYC Studios in Cleveland to co-host our GO! morning show alongside 3News' Hollie Strano, Maureen Kyle, Dave Chudowsky, Danielle Wiggins and Austin Love.
It was a fun morning filled with plenty of surprises, which you can see throughout the videos below.
Welcome back, Al! We are so happy to have you here in Cleveland!
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In case you missed it, here are highlights from his visit...
GO! team, assemble! Roker makes his epic call live and in person:
Roker gives a special shout out to Tommy's in Cleveland Heights:
Roker gets a special message from the Harvey Rice Wraparound School in Cleveland where he's being honored in a mural:
Hungry? You will be! With Cleveland's exciting food scene, we decided to give Roker some of our city's tastiest treats -- Mabel's BBQ and Jack Frost Donuts:
3News' Russ Mitchell came in extra early to surprise Roker live on set:
After recently announcing that he's going to be a grandfather for the first time, we surprised Roker with a special GO! team onesie:
Get ready for some laughs! His encounter with Slider the mascot of the Cleveland Guardians is something you simply have to see. Watch as the team gifted Roker with his very own Guardians jersey:
But that's not all... After appearing on GO!, Roker was then live on TODAY from our station, which you can see below:
Adam Miller, the Director of Content here at 3News, also made an appearance on TODAY:
Here's a behind-the-scenes look from his TODAY appearance in Cleveland as he gives Jack Frost Donuts a shout out on national TV:
Below is a full gallery of pictures from Roker's visit to WKYC Studios
Al Roker visits WKYC Studios
During his last visit with us back in May of 2021, we announced that our radar tower was being renamed in his honor.
“That’s fantastic," he said at the time. "Thank you. Thank you. Oh my gosh. What an honor. When they think of terrible weather, they’ll think of me."
You can watch that moment in the video below:
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