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Hart, who hosted the series for 29 years, says, “What gets me today is people under the age of 35 don’t know that ‘Et’ was alone in this genre and created it, and that every time you see an entertainment news story anywhere today, it’s because we started there.”
The show is celebrating its 35th season milestone the entire month of November, kicking off a few days before with Hart stopping by on Oct. 29. Throughout the month, the show will look back on more than 10,000 episodes and 100,000 interviews, pulling up footage from the extensive archives starting in 1981, while also airing new interviews with stars who chime in about their first time on “Et,” including Tom Hanks, Anne Hathaway, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Costner, Kate Hudson, Jessica Simpson and more. »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
In addition to co-anchoring the weekend edition with Cameron Mathison, she will also serve as a correspondent and fill-in anchor for Nancy O’Dell on the weekly show.
Harris has recently been seen on-air on “Entertainment Tonight,” and her permanently joining the team is effective immediately.
“I originally brought Samantha to ‘Entertainment Tonight’ in 2010 and am thrilled to be working with her again,” exec producer Brad Bessey tells Variety. “She is warm, relatable, intelligent, fun and she and Cameron Mathison have a comfortable chemistry the audience tells us they love.”
Harris was notably the co-host of “Dancing With the Stars” for seasons two through nine from From 2006-2009. Her new “Et” gig is a reunion of sorts for the weekend co-anchors, as Mathison was a contestant »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
1 | We love the shows, but between the recent torture and rape-filled episodes of Game of Thrones and Outlander, are you over all the misery porn on TV?
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2 | Did it amuse anyone but us that during the Critics’ Choice TV Awards pre-show, Samantha Harris went from interviewing “Jim Gordon” (Gotham’s Ben McKenzie) to James Corden? Also, was it pure coincidence that at »
The Critics’ Choice Television Awards are only a few days away, and while the winners of the awards might be something people are looking for, I know that what people are really interested in right now is what’s coming next.
Today, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (that’s me) announced their picks for the Most Exciting New Series, and also revealed the presenters for the show. I can tell you, three of these were my picks, and they are all shows that you want to make sure you catch.
Check all the info on the show, and the series, below.
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Critics’ Choice Television Awards Most Exciting New Series Honorees And Presenters American Crime Story, Aquarius, Blindspot, Minority Report, The Muppets, Scream Queens, Supergirl And Unreal Earn Early Critical Praise
- Marc Eastman
The buzz is building for new shows — and now several can claim they even have an award to prove it.
The upcoming Critics’ Choice Television Awards has unveiled its honorees for most exciting new series: “American Crime Story” (FX), “Aquarius” (NBC), “Blindspot” (NBC), “Minority Report” (Fox), “The Muppets” (ABC), “Scream Queens” (Fox), “Supergirl” (CBS) and “UnREAL” (Lifetime).
The honorees were chosen by Broadcast Television Journalist Association members from pilots and trailers from series premiering after May 1.
The organization also revealed presenters for the CCTAs, including nominees Johnny Galecki (“The Big Bang Theory”), Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”), Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story: Freak Show”) and Allison Janney (“Mom”), who was the only actor to take home two awards last year.
The CCTAs will air »
- Debra Birnbaum
The competition show paired up celebrities with military operatives who mentored the celebs through the experience of day-to-day military operations. Kyle was teamed with Dean Cain.
"I read your book [American Sniper]," Cain told Kyle on the show in 2012. "I tried to explain to my nine-year-old son about what an American hero was, so I showed him your picture. I could not be more honored to be here with you."
Kyle later responded with compliments of his own.
"Everything I say he's taking in and doing, and he »
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