The show released this statement:
"Our entire Entertainment Tonight family is mourning the loss of our dear friend and colleague Bonnie Tiegel. For over 20 years, Bonnie has been the heart and soul of our show and a respected member of the Hollywood community. Her energy, laughter and love will be immensely missed by all who knew her."
In addition, numerous members of the entertainment community shared their memories:
"When I arrived at Et in December, it took me about an hour to realize what an absolute force Bonnie Tiegel was, to the Et staff and to the industry," says Entertainment Tonight Executive Producer Sharon Hoffman. "She was truly a Hollywood legend. Everyone I've met has a Bonnie story, not just about her formidable and unmatchable work as a producer, but also about