Kathie Lee accepted the honor, which she called a "lovely surprise," on behalf of the pair.
In a day filled with smiles and tears, the departing TODAY anchor had a special reason to squeal with delight.
Kathie Lee's kids raise a glass to her — and share some beautiful words — as she leaves TODAY.
After 11 years of laughs, love and lots of wine, the anchors take a moment to express just how much they mean to each other.
Kathie Lee opened up to her fourth-hour co-host, Hoda Kotb, in Hoda's latest "Quoted By ..." video.
Toasting to Kathie Lee Gifford, Leslie Sbrocco and Ray Isle pay tribute to the wine-loving television legend with bottles she'll treasure.
Her sleek new 'do' was the talk of the show.
It didn't take long for the fourth hour co-host to fall in love with the man she was married to for 29 years.
"Your fearlessness is contagious," Hoda said about Kathie Lee, who will retire from TODAY's fourth hour next April.
In a bittersweet moment for the TODAY family, the beloved co-host of the fourth hour announced she will leave the show next year to focus on other projects....
Kathie Lee Gifford tried Aerolase Neo, a noninvasive procedure that helps with skin rejuvenation and tightening.
The TODAY team is showing us what they looked like in the 1980s after the gang dressed up at celebrities and figures from the decade for Halloween.
The TODAY fourth-hour co-host shared a special tribute to her late mother, Joan Epstein.
TODAY's Kathie Lee Gifford shared a message on Thursday's broadcast to critics commenting on her weight.
Kathie Lee Gifford's son, Cody, 28, bears a striking resemblance to his late father, NFL Hall of Famer and legendary broadcaster Frank Gifford.
"Sometimes it seems like yesterday, and in other ways it seems like 15 (years)," she told Hoda.
"It's so refreshing," Kathie Lee Gifford said.
It's time to party!
Time to party!
Kathie Lee Gifford is "open to love" after the death of her husband Frank, but she hasn't found it yet.
As Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb gear up for their anniversary show, they want you in the studio with them!
Kathie Lee Gifford is the former co-host of the fourth hour of NBC News' TODAY. Gifford joined TODAY in March 2008.
TODAY anchor Kathie Lee Gifford reflects on her 50-year friendship with evangelist Billy Graham: his life, legacy and her favorite memories with the faith leader....
Kyle and Jordon danced the day away to celebrate their nuptials at the beautiful Rainbow Room.
Kyle Otte and Jordon Taylor became husband and wife in front of TODAY's studio audience.
Have you ever wanted to watch the fourth hour of TODAY live? Well now is your chance!
Hoda Kotb was honored by the American Cancer Society and received a heartfelt introduction by Kathie Lee Gifford.
Kathie Lee Gifford says all proceeds from the song will go to charity to help "do some good in the world."
The TODAY anchors speak to Prevention magazine about feeling grateful for their lives.
Joan Epstein, whose daughter Kathie Lee Gifford described as "the sunniest person I know," has died.
"I'm in heaven!" Kathie Lee exclaimed after seeing her kids.
Kathie Lee Gifford is hosting a charity event at the Chart House in Weehawken, New Jersey, in September and she'd love for you to come!
The TODAY co-host described how her faith helped her overcome her husband's infidelity.
Actress and model-turned-philanthropist Jennifer O'Neill is giving back to military veterans, servicemen and women and their families through her Nashville...
Charlie, our puppy with a purpose, has just turned 1, so Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, author of "Dog Parties: Entertaining Your Party Animals," visits the show...
Our Ambush Makeover team gave two women incredible new looks just in time for summer. One was so dramatic, it left her sisters stunned.
The women of TODAY, who this year are all moms, have a special Mother's Day lunch outside in the garden of Kathie Lee's home.
Cassidy Gifford, daughter of Kathie Lee, is continuing her acting career in the new Hallmark movie "Like Cats & Dogs." On "Access Hollywood" Cassidy described...
After sharing countless interviews, personal milestones and more than a 1,000 bottles of wine, what they have is a relationship unlike any other.
Wednesday on the Fourth Hour, Kathie Lee Gifford hopped into guest Tom Selleck's lap and gave him a big smooch. Now KLG and guest co-host Craig Ferguson receive...
It's true that Kathie Lee and Hoda make a great team, but when you add Haley Joy into the mix, you have the perfect trio!
Elton John put out the call to come up with music video for his classic tunes, and the TODAY anchors were up to the challenge!