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09/03/2013

Katie Couric is off the market.

The "Katie" host's boyfriend, John Molner, popped the question recently, Couric's spokesperson confirmed to People magazine on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Molner reportedly proposed with a diamond ring at sunset on a beach in East Hampton, New York.

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05/23/2013
Co-host Brad Pitt appears at a special tastemaker screening of Paramount Pictures new film World War Z at The Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Dave Allocca / Startraks for Paramount Pictures

Brad Pitt co-hosted a 'World War Z' screening on May 22, 2013. Celebrities who attended include Kevin Bacon, Bruce Willis and his wife, Sting and his wife, Jimmy Fallon and Morgan Freeman.

Check out photos from the event. The movie is set for release on June 21, 2013.

02/01/2013
Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

Katie Couric appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Thursday, January 31, and confirmed to the host that her romantic past includes a date with Larry King.

Although Kimmel refused to believe what King had previously told him, the "Katie" host went into detail about the awkward night and video of the interview can be seen below.

09/26/2012
Sofia Vergara appears in a scene from her September 26 appearance on Katie Courics talk show, Katie. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Sofia Vergara recently appeared on the ABC talk show "Katie," where she talked about her Emmys wardrobe malfunction and about how she feels about being pregnant on "Modern Family."

The 40-year-old Colombian actress had worn a tight, sequined teal Zuhair Murad mermaid gown with front and back cut-outs to the 2012 Emmys ceremony on Sunday, September 23. She explained to Katie Couric how the highly-publicized embarrassing moment went down.

09/24/2012
Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

Katie Couric recently interviewed singer and "X Factor" judge Demi Lovato about her body image struggles and other personal turmoil on her talk show "Katie" and revealed a shocker - she had suffered from an eating disorder herself as a young adult.

Couric, 55, also talked to Dr. Cynthia Bulik, Director of the University of North Carolina Eating Disorders Program, on the episode, which aired on Monday, September 24.

09/11/2012
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Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

The first episode of Katie Couric's new syndicated series, "Katie," earned the highest ratings among all the new talk shows that have debuted this month.

Her program's premiere, which featured interviews with singers Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow, aired on Monday, September 10 and earned a 2.8 rating and an 8 share in 56 metered markets, according to preliminary data released by its distributor, the Disney-ABC Domestic Television Group, which owns KABC Television, OTRC.com's parent company. "Katie" beat "Survivor" host Jeff Probst's talk show's premiere, which received a 1.0 rating, and returning daytime star Ricki Lake's new series, which got a 0.8 rating.

09/10/2012
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Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

Katie Couric debuts her new syndicated daytime talk show, "Katie," on September 10 and is set to interview top celebrities and unleash her inner fashionista. Just don't call her the new Oprah.

Check out 6 facts about Katie Couric and her new series, "Katie."

08/23/2012
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Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about comparisons to Oprah, says nobody will ever fill Oprah's shoes.
08/23/2012
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Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new show's intimate set, and the energy of a live audience.
08/23/2012
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Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet about her upcoming syndicated ABC talk show, 'Katie,' and its variety of topics.
08/28/2012
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Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

Katie Couric has booked some high-profile guest for the start of her new talk show "Katie" on September 10.

Jessica Simpson will appear for a sit down interview with Couric on the premiere to talk about motherhood and her road to weight loss. Sheryl Crow will also appear on the debut episode to talk about her recently-diagnosed brain tumor.

08/23/2012
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Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her new ABC talk show Katie on August 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Katie Couric talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her playful and fun style on her upcoming ABC talk show 'Katie.'
04/02/2012
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Katie Couric returns to morning television to guest host with George Stephanopoulos for the week of April 2, 2012 on Good Morning America, airing on the ABC Television Network. The two are pictured in a photo released by the network. - Provided courtesy of ABC / Lou Rocco

Katie Couric began her stint co-hosting "Good Morning America" on Monday, April 2, almost six years after she left the ABC program's longtime competitor, NBC's "Today" show.

Meanwhile, former vice presidential candidate and ex-governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, a Republican political star who is often the brunt of jokes in the press and who Couric famously interviewed in 2008, will take on an identical guest role on the latter daytime program on Tuesday as both networks continue their battle for ratings.

03/29/2012
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Katie Couric and anchor George Stephanopoulos appear in a photo provided on March 29, 2012, by the ABC Network, whose parent company, Disney, owns OnTheRedCarpet.com. - Provided courtesy of ABC / Fred Lee

Katie Couric is set to co-host "Good Morning America" next week, almost six years after she left NBC's "Today" show - the ABC program's longtime competitor.

Starting on Monday, April 2, the 55-year-old veteran newswoman will take over for Robin Roberts while she is on vacation and team up with George Stephanopoulos (pictured, above), ABC announced on Thursday.

12/13/2011
Brooks Perlin, left, and Katie Couric arrive for the Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala at Lincoln Center sponsored by Manhattan Jaguar on Sept. 26, 2011 in New York. - Provided courtesy of AP / Starpix, Marion Curtis

Katie Couric appears to be a single woman once more.

The television journalist, 54, and her longtime boyfriend Brooks Perlin, 37, have called it quits after five years, a spokesperson for Couric confirmed to OnTheRedCarpet.com on December 13.

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