Weekend Today is currently the branding of the weekend editions of Today, an American morning news and talk program that airs daily on NBC. Weekend editions of Today, began with the launch of the Sunday edition of the program on September 20, 1987. The Saturday edition of the program titled Saturday Today broadcast live in alignment with the weekday editions of Today from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Some affiliates outside the Eastern Time Zone air it live, and others on tape-delay. Thus, it may air on some NBC stations as early as 5:00 or 6:00 a.m. local time. Meanwhile, the Sunday edition, titled Sunday Today with Willie Geist since April 17, 2016, airs from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. ET. Some NBC affiliates choose to air local morning newscasts before and after both Saturday and Sunday editions of the program.