TODAY | November 24, 2012
>>> he was off enjoying his thanksgiving with his son chicago and stephane's new wife morgan. the first time the newlyweds hosted thanksgiving dinner . also another first this weekend for lester and stephane, because on friday, lester joined stephane, the morning anchor at wmaq, our nbc station in chicago. the two of them co-anchored the noon newscast.
>> i can't tell you how pleased i am to be able to work with your son every day.
>> it's a blast to work with you today, too.
>> this is a real treat. actually, i'm not sorry i invited myself. we've got a lot more ahead. coming up, stephane hosts his very first thanksgiving.
>> and you really did give up that day off. he's the hardest working man.
>> if you were going to learn from someone doing television, i can't think of anyone other than lester . how old is his son?
>> he's only 25.
>> we all may need to be worried, i think.
>> at 25, i was in lincoln, nebraska.
>> but it worked out okay, didn't it?
>> it was great. one of the best years of my life.
>> i had an interview there and they didn't call me back. [ laughter ]
>> they really made a great team.
>> lester said he was a little bit nervous going in.
>> we need to find out if lester was story counting.
>> he may have. i heard a little piece of tape earlier where stephane said dad, you're stealing my read.
>>> still to come, in the kitchen to spice up your leftovers. but first, these messages.