1. Welcome to the Inside Universal Forums! Make sure to sign up and join the community! It's fast, free, and easy! DO IT!

TODAY Cafe

Discussion in 'Universal Studios Florida' started by AlexanderMBush, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. Honor_Knight

    Honor_Knight BANNED

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2012
    Messages:
    332
    Likes Received:
    489
    Lol. When I see something positive, I'll post positive. ;)
     
  2. Teebin

    Teebin Legendary Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2009
    Messages:
    19,441
    Likes Received:
    16,318
    Location:
    North of the Wall
    All the avocado talk found me at the grocery and buying a hass just yesterday. The power of food.
     
  3. Disneyhead

    Disneyhead Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2008
    Messages:
    9,950
    Likes Received:
    18,110
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    That's the world we live in today. Everything sucks! Pissing and moaning on the internet is now an art form.

    That said, this is definitely an upgrade over the old place.
     
    jseal777, Joel, JoeCamel and 5 others like this.
  4. Alicia

    Alicia Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    8,699
    Likes Received:
    31,557
    Location:
    Orlando
    I’ve never really watched the Today Show before seeing it in the cafe. I just like to actually hear what I’m staring at on a screen. Since I’m often eating alone at the parks, it was a nice change of pace to have something to watch while enjoying my breakfast. And it was mostly fluff. It was nice. And I’m always working when it’s on normally, so was neat to watch it while out at the park.

    If NBC Sports Grill and Brew can show sports for people to enjoy, I see nothing wrong with a little cafe showing a morning show as well.
     
    Joel, tielo, SukaVayne73 and 5 others like this.
  5. Andysol

    Andysol Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2016
    Messages:
    2,945
    Likes Received:
    6,317
    Congratulations Alicia. You’ve now been promoted to basic. Grab a big hat, some booties w/ jeans and head down to Magnolia.
    :tease:
     
  6. GadgetGuru

    GadgetGuru Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2011
    Messages:
    2,137
    Likes Received:
    1,946
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    When the Today Show isn’t airing live, are they just airing Today Show clips? Or are they showing NBC live?
     
    therock likes this.
  7. RevFreako

    RevFreako Premium Member

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2015
    Messages:
    1,997
    Likes Received:
    2,699
    It was just clips at the preview.
     
    GadgetGuru and Alicia like this.
  8. Chicagoshannon

    Chicagoshannon Newcomer

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2016
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    45
    They should show old episodes of the Today show when it isn't live. By old I mean stuff from back in the 80's-90's. That would be fun.
     
  9. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2013
    Messages:
    16,669
    Likes Received:
    25,874
    Location:
    Pittsburgh area
    They can do the same, outside of the show's regular morning hours, as they do with Fallon. Fallon's highlights are pretty entertaining.
     
    tankart150 and natespf like this.
  10. shiekra38

    shiekra38 Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2009
    Messages:
    9,344
    Likes Received:
    11,535
    Location:
    Florida
    I imagine they would default to past episodes if this were the case
     
  11. natespf

    natespf --Classified-- Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2013
    Messages:
    1,647
    Likes Received:
    805
    I was thinking it would be cool if they did a remix of the best segments of all time, with new introductions filmed to splice them together. IDK if the question of licensing would come up, like with people no longer with the show. Sprinkled in the mix could be segments done in the parks too.

    Also for the live broadcast what do they do for commercial breaks, do they play something else instead?
     
    tankart150 and Mad Dog like this.
  12. GAcoaster

    GAcoaster Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2012
    Messages:
    3,382
    Likes Received:
    5,142
    Location:
    Orlando
    They could just run time lapse of Al Roker's weight loss concluding with the clip where he talks about pooping his pants at the White House:

     
  13. Alicia

    Alicia Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    8,699
    Likes Received:
    31,557
    Location:
    Orlando
    They seem to play the national feed NBC commercials during the live show. But they do replace the local weather segments with a special one Al Roker did just for Universal.

    64119C88-C643-4016-AB89-36782D8CDB6D.jpeg
     
    Coolbfitz, tankart150, Joel and 11 others like this.
  14. AlexanderMBush

    AlexanderMBush Legendary Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2013
    Messages:
    16,349
    Likes Received:
    20,323
    Location:
    Arizona
    Meanwhile, I'm here loving how that Cappuccino looks. :love:
     
  15. natespf

    natespf --Classified-- Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2013
    Messages:
    1,647
    Likes Received:
    805
    "Well, it's thunderstorms all day. Why'd you pick today to go to the parks?" - Al Roker

    Can't get more immersive than that :lmao:
     
  16. Ridgepole

    Ridgepole Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2018
    Messages:
    975
    Likes Received:
    866
    We should have a pure foodie thread.
     
  17. Scott W.

    Scott W. Premium Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2014
    Messages:
    11,026
    Likes Received:
    22,421
    Location:
    Glasgow
  18. Brian G.

    Brian G. Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2008
    Messages:
    19,469
    Likes Received:
    24,748
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
  19. JoeCamel

    JoeCamel Premium Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2015
    Messages:
    4,530
    Likes Received:
    6,615
    Location:
    Ever Lurking
    Careful, they are sucking you in and you will never rope drop again. Too busy watching the show...... and you know if you dont want to eat alone and I'm in the parks I'm happy to join you for a meal. Gonna be a lot more often now but mostly afternoons as my girlfriend is working swing.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2019
    Ridgepole and Alicia like this.
  20. Nick

    Nick Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2011
    Messages:
    17,388
    Likes Received:
    24,295
    Location:
    Orlando
    Expect them to celebrate this thing opening like it’s a new ride. I’ve heard lots of confetti is planned, plus obviously the Today Show being there.
     
    SukaVayne73, Alicia and truejonas like this.

Share This Page