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11.14.2016

CBS NEWS VETERAN SHARON HOFFMAN NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF ‘ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’ AND ‘THE INSIDER’

CBS NEWS VETERAN SHARON HOFFMAN NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF ‘ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’ AND ‘THE INSIDER’

 

 

November 14, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA) – ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, the #1 entertainment news magazine show for over three decades, announced today that CBS News veteran Sharon Hoffman has been named as Executive Producer.  Hoffman will also serve as Executive Producer of THE INSIDER, ET’s sister show and a leading source in pop culture and celebrity news.

 

Hoffman, who most recently served as executive producer of weekend news for CBS News and was part of the senior production team that successfully re-created and re-launched CBS This Morning in January 2012, will guide ET's expanding breaking news capabilities and commitment to covering the biggest stories in entertainment. With over 22 years of experience in news production on a national level, Hoffman will be instrumental in continuing ET's long history as the worldwide source for entertainment news.

 

Prior to joining CBS News, Hoffman's news tenure included senior positions at Good Morning America, NPR and NBC News.

 

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is a multi-platform entertainment news brand, with a cross-screen portfolio that includes the #1 entertainment newsmagazine on television, averaging 4.4 million viewers daily, and the #1 outlet for entertainment news video online, reaching nearly half of all US entertainment news video viewers each month per comScore, more than double its nearest competitor.  ETonline.com is also a top-five entertainment news website, and ET’s social audience reaches more than 70 million U.S. users monthly.

 

Produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is hosted by Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier with Sharon Hoffman serving as Executive Producer and Rick Joyce as co-executive producer. Nischelle Turner and Cameron Mathison are correspondents, with Mathison serving as co-anchor of ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT WEEKEND.

 

THE INSIDER is produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution and is Executive Produced by Sharon Hoffman, with Rick Joyce and Jeffrey Wilson serving as co-executive producers.  Debbie Matenopoulos and Louis Aguirre are co-hosts. Michael Yo and Keltie Knight are correspondents. 


CBS Television Distribution is a unit of CBS Corp.


 

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