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Ryan Seacrest Won't Take Over 'Today Show,' Will Host Olympics

April 4, 2012
Ryan Seacrest

Renaissance man Ryan Seacrest today announced he will help NBC cover the Winter Olympics in London.

"NBC's Olympic coverage is bar none...I'm thrilled to be joining the team. I hope they put my locker next to Bob Costas. #sameheight," Seacrest tweetd today via his Twitter account.

The rumor mill was spinning that the host, producer and DJ was going to takeover Matt Lauer's spot as a Today Show host, but that is not happening.

He also tweeted this photo of himself sitting at the "Today Show" studios and wrote: "Truly an honor to sit in this seat."

"The plan is for me to join the NBC family and continue to have a role at the E! network," Seacrest told Lauer this morning, according to a CNN entertainment blog.

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