‘Entertainment Tonight’ names first Black woman as anchor
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She will join the anchor desk alongside current host Kevin Frazier.
The move also means that, for the first time in the show’s history, two Black people will co-host the show.
Despite being around since 1981, Turner will only be the third woman to anchor the show. Mary Hart and Nancy O’Donnell both previously hosted — and some of the show’s female personalities have filled in over the years as well.
Turner’s appointment means that the show will also have both a Black male and Black female anchor for the first time in its history.
Turner has been with “ET” since 2014 as a correspondent.
“Entertainment Tonight” is a CBS Media Ventures production lead by executive producer Erin Johnson. CBS Media Ventures also distributes the show.