WATCH: ‘Today’ Co-host Meredith Vieira Visits Set of ‘Doctor Who’

Meredith Vieira

Here’s something to perk you up on a Monday: Meredith Vieira made a visit to the set of Doctor Who recently, and she took us behind-the-scenes of the long-running sci-fi series in a segment that aired on this morning’s (May 9) Today Show on NBC. The affable co-anchor chatted with stars Matt Smith and Alex Kingston. She also flexed her acting chops, filming a cameo appearance that will air in this season of Doctor Who.

Meredith asked Alex Kingston what it takes to be a really good time traveler. Alex’s response? “You have to have a pair of Louboutin shoes.” Awesome.

Watch the video:

Vieira’s Doctor Who gig is part of the “Anchors Abroad” series in which Today‘s stars head overseas for appearances on hit TV series in different countries.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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