Tamron Hall reveals who she still stays in touch with from the 'Today' show (Exclusive)

Tamron Hall is ready to start the next chapter of her life!

The 48-year-old TV host has moved on following her abrupt NBC News and Today show exit in February 2017. 

“I think it was being willing to be vulnerable, being willing to say that it was embarrassing, it hurt, I was on the mat, but having people around me say, ‘You don’t have to stay down,’” Hall told ET’s Lauren Zima about the exit last month. “And that really is what our show is about. At your lowest point, you’re not the only one going through that.”

Her new self-titled talk show is premiering this month, and Hall is excited to take on the new challenge. 

“If we can talk about these things, if we can inspire and laugh… if we can just be real and admire each other’s journeys, admire each other’s successes and be there together through the tough parts of life and talk about it in a real way, you’ve got yourself one hour!” Hall said of her new show. 

And though she’s moved on from her time at the Today show, she still keeps in touch with many of her former coworkers. 

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 14: Broadcast journalist and television host Tamron Hall attends the 2019 Adapt Leadership Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on March 14, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 14: Al Roker, Deborah Roberts, Tamron Hall and Susan Lucci attend the 2019 2nd Annual ADAPT Leadership Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on March 14, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for ADAPT Leadership Awards )
ZIEGFELD BALLROOM, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2019/02/11: Tamron Hall wearing dress by Cushnie attends For the Love of Our Children National CARES Mentoring Movement Gala at Ziegfeld Ballroom. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: Tamron Hall (L) and Soledad O'Brien attend the Harlem United Boulevard Bash at Rotunda Library on October 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Tamron Hall attends #BlogHer18 Creators Summit at Pier 17 on August 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Tamron Hall attends the AMC Summit at Public Hotel on June 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for AMC)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Tamron Hall attends the Marchesa fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Gallery 1, Skylight Clarkson Sq on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 30: Tamron Hall speaks onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival )
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 30: (L-R) Kristi Henderson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Niecy Nash, Tamron Hall, Mary J. Blige, Monica and Queen Latifah pose backstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival )
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Anchorwoman Tamron Hall attends the Apollo Spring Gala 2017 at The Apollo Theater on June 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Tamron Hall attends 7th Annual PowHERful Foundation New Orleans To New York Galaat Tribeca Rooftop on June 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 19: Tamron Hall visits the SiriusXM Studios on May 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Tamron Hall attends The Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television at Cipriani Wall Street on May 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: (L-R) Tamron Hall, Soledad O'Brien, and Robin Roberts speak onstage during MTV's 2017 College Signing Day With Michelle Obama at The Public Theater on May 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Barbara Corcoran and Tamron Hall attend Housing Works' Groundbreaker Awards Dinner 2017 at Metropolitan Pavilion on April 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Broadcaster Tamron Hall attends the 2017 Success Makers Summit at Spring Place on April 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Broadcaster Tamron Hall attends BET's Pre-Grammy Brunch at The Four Seasons Hotel on February 12, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: TV personality Tamron Hall attends Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee at The Beverly Hilton on February 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Broadcaster Tamron Hall attends BET's Pre-Grammy Brunch at The Four Seasons Hotel on February 12, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 07: Tamron Hall attends the 14th annual Woman's Day Red Dress Awards at Jazz at Lincoln Center on February 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: TV personalities Trevor Noah (L) and Tamron Hall attend Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee at The Beverly Hilton on February 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)

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Pictured: Tamron Hall appears on NBC News' 'Today' show 

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Sheinelle Jones, Tamron Hall, Carson Daly and Dylan Dreyer appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Moderator/TV personality Tamron Hall attends The 2nd Annual Paleyfest New York Presents: 'The Walking Dead' at Paley Center For Media on October 11, 2014 in New York, New York.

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall and Willie Geist appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Media personality Tamron Hall poses for a photo on the red carpet at the 12th annual Keepers Of The Dream Awards at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on April 15, 2010 in New York City.

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South Korean singer Psy laughs with Savannah Guthrie and Tamron Hall as Matt Lauer dances following a performance by the singer on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Center in New York May 3, 2013.

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TODAY -- Pictured: Tamron Hall appears on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall, Al Roker, Cheryl Hines and Matt Lauer appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Pictured: (l-r) Savannah Guthrie and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Pictured: Tamron Hall appears on NBC news' 'Today' show

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Tamron Hall appears to promote 'Guns on Campus: Tamron Hall Investigates' during the AOL BUILD Series at AOL HQ on August 1, 2016 in New York City.

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BRAG President Gail Monroe Perry, Estee Lauder Sr. VP, Local & Cultural Relevancy Susan Akaad, and TV personality Tamron Hall attend the BRAG 42nd annual Scholarship and Awards gala at Pier 60 on October 19, 2012 in New York City.

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Carson Daly and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Tamron Hall and Al Sharpton attend Rev. Al Sharpton's Private Birthday Celebration at The Grand Havana Room on October 4, 2013 in New York City.

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Willie Geist, Mary Sue Milken, Susan Feniger and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall and Josh Kaufman appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Tamron Hall attends Safe Horizon's 2014 Champion Awards at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on April 30, 2014 in New York City.

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall, Al Roker, Hoda Kotb, Willie Geist, Kathie Lee Gifford and Natalie Morales appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Mariah Carey and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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MSNBC Anchor Tamron Hall attends MSNBC's Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner after- party at the Historical Society of Washington, DC on June 19, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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Nancy Gibbs, Kirsten Gillibrand, Linda McMahon, Tamron Hall, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Kristen Van Ogtrop attend the TIME and Real Simple's Women & Success event at the Park Hyatt on October 1, 2014 in New York City.

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Pictured: (l-r) Willie Geist, Tamron Hall

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TV news correspondent Tamron Hall attends The American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Dress Collection 2016 at Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 11, 2016 in New York City.

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Steve Harvey, Tamron Hall, and Sullivan Stapleton appear on the 'Today' show on Monday, March 7, 2016 in New York

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Pictured (l-r): Andy Cohen, Tamron Hall and Ryan Serhant

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Billy Bush and Tamron Hall attend Us Weekly's Most Stylish New Yorkers 2016 at Vandal on September 13, 2016 in New York City.

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Tamron Hall attends AOL Build Speaker Series to discuss 'Guns on Campus: Tamron Hall Investigates' at AOL HQ on August 1, 2016 in New York City.

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Today Show Anchor Tamron Hall speaks at the L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Celebration 2016 Arrivals on November 16, 2016 in New York City.

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Hosts Willie Geist and Tamron Hall dress as Saturday Night Live characters' "the Spartan Cheerleaders" during NBC's "Today" show's "Halloween Boo-Nanza" in New York October 31, 2014.

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Tamron Hall of MSNBC and Jonathan Todd Capehart arrive for a State Dinner honoring Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the White House in Washington October 18, 2016.

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“Listen, you don’t just work somewhere for 10 years and not have relationships. Savannah Guthrie was one of the first people who knew about Moses and I called her for advice during my IVF journey,” she said of her 4-month-old son. “Al Roker, are you kidding me? Life without Al is no life for me. That’s the real part of it. We’ve all left jobs before. Some people you probably never want to talk to again, but there are many others that you form a life bond.”

Hall originally chose to leave NBC News after the network canceled Today’s Take, which she co-hosted with Roker, in favor of Megan Kelly’s since-canceled hour on Today. When asked about Kelly’s time on Today, Hall was hesitant to answer. 

"I think that she did her best, I’m going to assume. You don’t take a big spot like that and not do your best,” she said. "I’m going to do my best in my show, but I’ve never met her. We don’t have a personal relationship."

In addition to her ET interview, Hall also opens up to Good Housekeeping about her exit from the Today show. “On the outside, it looked like it was all together. ‘Look at her, she’s walking out, her head up.’ My head is never going to be bowed, but I have to pray not to be broken," she admits. "We are not the biggest job we’ve landed. We are not, even with motherhood, I love my son, [but] even he is not the total sum of my journey. I’m not Tamron from the Today show. I’m Tamron."

Tamron Hall premieres Monday, Sept. 9. Check your local listings for the time and channel.

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TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Dr. Travis Stork and Al Roker on Friday, November 2, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Kathie Lee Gifford as Madonna and Al Roker as Doc Brown on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker as Doc Brown on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: (L-R) NBC Today Show's Dylan Dreyer, Sheinelle Jones, Deborah Roberts, husband Al Roker, Craig Melvin and wife Lindsay Czarniak pose backstage as Al Roker makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical 'Waitress' on Broadway at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on October 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: (L-R) Katie Lowes, Al Roker and Adam Shapiro pose backstage as Roker makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical 'Waitress' on Broadway at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on October 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: Al Roker poses backstage as he makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical 'Waitress' on Broadway at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on October 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: Al Roker as 'Old Joe' makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical 'Waitress' on Broadway at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on October 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 02: Al Roker visits SiriusXM Studios on October 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 02: Al Roker visits SiriusXM Studios on October 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Thursday, September 27, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Al Roker and Deborah Roberts attend the American Theatre Wing Centennial Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on September 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for American Theatre Wing)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Monday, September 24, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Novak Djokovic and Al Roker on Monday, September 10, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Carson Daly, Savannah Guthrie, Craig Melvin and Al Roker on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker and Janelle Monae on Friday, August 24, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MEGYN KELLY TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Wednesday, Auguest 1, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MEGYN KELLY TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Wednesday, Auguest 1, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 26: Al Roker attends the 2018 Hallmark Channel Summer TCA at Private Residence on July 26, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
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