Seacrest passes the baton to Terrence Jenkins who joins Giuliana Rancic as co-anchor on E! News November 12th
By Gabrielle Pantera
Hollywood CA, (Gosh!TV) 2012/9/4 – “I’ve always had a passion for the wide spectrum of pop culture that E! News covers so well; I can’t wait to get started,” says Terrence Jenkins. “I’ve had a great career so far,
and it’s all been building toward this. And getting to work with great people like Giuliana and the entire E! News team just makes this seem like an even more perfect opportunity.”
Jenkins was until recently the co-host of BET’s long-running 106 & Park video countdown show. Jenkins will also contribute in-depth personality profiles and original reporting pieces.
“Terrence Jenkins is a talented and well-connected television personality who will bring an original sensibility to our news programs,” says President of Network Strategy and E! News,” Cyndi McClellan. “Jenkins will bring his own unique perspective to the network’s highly rated news broadcast, E!.”
Seacrest had scaled back his duties at E! News he’s still managing editor of the news program and will continue to host and produce E! red carpet award show coverage.
Recently E! Announced Jason Kennedy and Catt Sadler will anchors of E! News Weekend.
“Having Giuliana and Terrence for the weeknight program, and Jason and Catt for weekends, gives us a quartet of skilled, popular broadcast journalists and will give viewers a fun, fresh look at pop culture news,” says McClellan.