Al Roker Misses First Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade In 27 Years; Anchor On The Mend As Dylan Dreyer Fills In

loyal today show anchor and weatherman al roker missed my first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Today at 27, as he continues to recover from his recent hospitalisation. But she took to social media to cheer on the co-hosts Savannah Guthrie And hoda kotb — and got home in time to watch some shows and have dinner.

Roker was replaced at the annual Thanksgiving event by dylan dreyer, todaymeteorologist, who covered the parade from the Upper West Side in New York City.

roker was absent today in the past weeks, and recently exposure He was admitted to the hospital with a blood clot in his leg, which had caused some clots to form in his lungs. “After some medical whack-a-mole, I am very fortunate to be receiving great medical care and I am well on my way to recovery,” he posted on Instagram last week.

This morning, she shared a video of herself leaving the hospital, writing, “So much to be thankful for Thanksgiving Day. Leaving the hospital and home for Thanksgiving dinner.”

Guthrie and Hotub paid tribute to Roker during the live parade broadcast this morning.

“For the last 27 parades, at this time, we’ll turn to our Al Roker today Show colleague and best friend of ours, but, as many of you have heard, Al is doing fine, and he is recovering very well from a recent medical problem. Kotb said, “We just want to say we love you, Al. Wonder if you’ve been watching? But, we wish you a full recovery.”

was crying diagnosis with prostate cancer in November 2020, and underwent a procedure to remove his prostate and affected lymph nodes.