CBS Television Distribution’s entertainment magazine will call it quits after the end of its 13th season.
Veteran CBS News producer Sharon Hoffman has been named executive producer of Entertainment Tonight. Hoffman was previously the executive producer for CBS News’ weekend editions, and in addition to her ET duties will also serve as exec producer for ET sibling show The Insider.
Matenopoulos joined the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine as a special correspondent this past May. She will begin in her new role on July 6, serving as host, alongside Louis Aguirre. Michael Yo and Keltie Knight remain correspondents.
John Rizzotti has been named vice president of communications for Entertainment Tonight and The Insider. Rizzotti, who spent nine years at E!, will oversee publicity for both entertainment news shows. He officially started in his new post earlier this month.
Kevin Frazier replaces Rob Marciano on Entertainment Tonight, while Frazier is succeeded at The Insider by Louis Aguirre of WSVN Miami.
In the wake of Linda Bell Blue’s departure, Brad Bessey is tapped to take over. In addition, Monique Chenault becomes co-executive producer of The Insider.
It’s back to the original name for the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine.
Thea Andrews has been named co-anchor of CBS Television Distribution’s OMG!Insider, it was announced today by Executive Producer Brad Bessey. Andrews will co-anchor with Kevin Frazier beginning in January 2013. Also joining the show (formerly The Insider) in January as on-air correspondents are Michael Yo and Mary Kitchen. Andrews was formerly a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight […]
The syndicated newsmagazine will be renamed omg! Insider in January in a deal with Yahoo designed to make it a “true Web and on-air collaboration.”
New social TV companion app Umami is expanding on its launch earlier this month via a deal with CBS syndicated shows Entertainment Tonight and The Insider that will mark the start of a push into online video as well for the social TV service.
Brooke Anderson, a CNN entertainment correspondent and co-host of HLN’s Showbiz Tonight, has been picked to replace Lara Spencer as host on CBS Television Distribution’s syndicated entertainment magazine The Insider.
CBS Television Distribution’s Entertainment Tonight and The Insider are swapping talent. Kevin Frazier will leave ET to co-host The Insider with Lara Spencer, while Insider correspondent Chris Jacobs will head over to ET.