Today with Hoda and Jenna, April 18, 2024, NBC, “Tony Danza, Jurnee Smollett”

Today with Hoda & Jenna

On Thursday April 18, NBC’s Today with Hoda & Jenna welcomes Tony Danza, Jurnee Smollett, Mario Carbone, and Julee Wilson for engaging conversations and insightful segments.

Tony Danza, the Brooklyn-born actor, joins the show for a fun and dynamic discussion. Danza is known for his beloved TV roles in Taxi and -Who’s the Boss?, showcasing his versatility and earning multiple award nominations. Danza began his career as a professional boxer before transitioning to acting, and has since appeared in films such as Angels in the Outfield and Don Jon. He also explored his passion for cooking, co-authoring a cookbook with his son titled ‘Don’t Fill Up on the Antipasto: Tony Danza’s Father-Son Cookbook.’

Jurnee Smollett, an award-winning actress and activist, will discuss her impressive career and recent projects. Smollett rose to prominence through her roles in the critically acclaimed drama Lovecraft Country and the film Birds of Prey, where she portrayed Black Canary. Beginning her career as a child actress, Smollett has appeared in sitcoms such as Full House and -On Our Own. Her breakout role in Eve’s Bayou earned her critical acclaim and established her as a talented young presence in Hollywood. Smollett has continued to take on diverse and challenging roles, solidifying her status as a leading lady.

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Mario Carbone, a celebrity chef, and co-founder of the internationally acclaimed hospitality group, Major Food Group, joins the show to offer insights into his culinary journey. Carbone, who grew up in Queens, New York, surrounded by Italian cuisine, has worked in renowned restaurants such as Babbo and Lupa in New York City. Along with his partners, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick, Carbone has expanded his empire to include over 30 highly acclaimed restaurants worldwide, including his namesake concept, Carbone.

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Julee Wilson, the Beauty Editor-at-Large at Cosmopolitan magazine, will share her expertise and insights into the world of beauty and fashion. Wilson has previously held editorial positions at prominent publications such as The Huffington Post and Real Simple. She is also the author of the book ‘Yours. Mine. Ours.’ Wilson has appeared on CNN, The Today Show, and the CBS Early Show, showcasing her influence and impact in the industry.

Today with Hoda & Jenna airs on NBC at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday April 18, 2024.

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