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For His Consideration

April 2, 2007 12:00 AM

Overheard recently at 30 Rock: Meredith Vieira teaching Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Mayer the post-Katie Couric era "Today" show jingle, "It's a New Day, 'Today'" -- in an elevator.

Perhaps it was merely a bit of campaigning on the "Today" co-host's part: The tune, which was written by composers/lyricists Randy Wachtler and Greg Barnhill of Nashville's 615 Music and NBC's Frank Radice, has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy in the outstanding original song category.