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NBC source: No payout for Lauer on rest of his contract

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In this April 21, 2016, file photo, Matt Lauer, co-host of the NBC "Today" television program, appears on set in Rockefeller Plaza, in New York. Lauer said in a statement read on the “Today” show on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, that he considers it his full-time job to repair the damage from sexual misconduct allegations that led to his firing by NBC New earlier this week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is standing firm against giving fired “Today” host Matt Lauer a payout on the multimillion-dollar salary he’s leaving behind, according to a person at the network.