Reality TV

Matt Lauer was in on the 'naked TV' trend before it was cool

Aug. 28, 2014 at 7:50 AM ET

This summer's television trend can be summed up with one word: skin. 

People are baring it all in name of reality TV on shows like VH1's "Dating Naked" and Discovery's "Naked and Afraid" and "Naked Castaway." Oh, and don't forget about TLC's "Buying Naked" and Syfy's "Naked Vegas." What was once a TV taboo seems to be becoming commonplace. 

WATCH: Naked shows have become TV’s latest trend

So in honor of Throwback Thursday, we dug into the TODAY vault and discovered that Matt may have been in on the trend well before it hit the mainstream.

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