Hoda Kotb to Return to 'Today' on Monday

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New mom Hoda Kotb will return to Today next week.

The 52-year-old television personality will be back at work Monday after adopting daughter Haley Joy in February.

"Hoda is back with a brand new baby," NBC said in a promo Thursday. "And now you'll be seeing more of Hoda every morning with Matt and Savannah. Join us as we welcome her back Monday."

Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford Celebrate 9 Years on 'Today'

Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford Celebrate 9 Years on 'Today'

Kotbhas been out on maternity leave after revealing in February she had adopted a baby girl.

Kotb called Haley "the love of my life" while announcing the infant's adoption Feb. 21 on Today. She shared a photos of her daughter surrounded by family during her last week of maternity leave Wednesday on Instagram.

"Gang is all here," she wrote. "Xo."


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Kotb has introduced Haley to co-hosts Matt Lauer and Kathie Lee Gifford, with whom she celebrated her ninth anniversary as co-anchors last week. Gifford was moved to tears in February after learning of Kotb's baby news.

"Everybody loves you," she told Kotb. "You have so much to give to other people and we're so happy to see something so wonderful happen you you because you deserve it."

By Annie Martin

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.