My Obsessions: Savannah Guthrie Dreams of Jason Bateman, Misses 'Mad Men' and Watches News at 3:30AM
My current favorite show is
Homeland. The plotlines have been consistently surprising and intriguing, and Claire Danes is mesmerizing.
My dream costar
Jason Bateman. He is funny, talented—and tall.
The show I miss most
Mad Men—especially the first few seasons. I remember seeing the Season 1 finale and my jaw was on the floor.
What I eat while watching
Ice cream! But only on weekends.
The show I’d like to guest star on
Project Runway. It’s the show I’ve seen every season of. I was a guest judge once, and this is my way of asking, “Can I come back?”
The funniest person on TV is
Kate McKinnon. She exudes that bizarre hilarity from every cell.
The first thing I watch when I wake up
Cable news, at 3:30am.
The last thing I watch before I go to bed
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. Yes, I go to bed early. See wake-up time above.
Today, Weekdays, 7am, NBC
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This article also appeared in the Sept. 4–17 issue of TV Guide Magazine