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Entertainment Tonight's weekend anchor and correspondent.
This year, Kevin Frazier begins his seventh season as weekend anchor and correspondent of ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, the No. 1 entertainment newsmagazine in the world.
During his tenure with ET, Frazier has covered many high-profile entertainment stories and historical events. Among them, President Barack Obama's inauguration in Washington, D.C., the death of Michael Jackson and the Tiger Woods scandal. Notably, Frazier was one of the first journalists to speak to Joe Jackson after Michael's sudden death. Frazier also interviewed then-Senator Hillary Clinton during the 2008 presidential campaign, and Clinton later went on to name this interview as her top TV moment in TV Guide Magazine. Additionally, Frazier secured exclusive interviews with many A-list stars, including Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Tyler Perry and the cast of "Twilight."
Frazier also appeared as an entertainment expert on such prestigious news and entertainment programs as "The Oprah Winfrey Show," CNN's "Larry King Live" and "Nancy Grace," as well as HLN's "The Joy Behar Show" and CBS's "The Early Show."
Since joining ET in 2004, Frazier has interviewed some of Hollywood's hottest stars and covered some of the entertainment industry's biggest events. Frazier has interviewed Brad Pitt, Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Prince, Jim Carrey, Will Ferrell, Janet Jackson and Charlize Theron, Katie Holmes, just to name a few. Frazier was the first television journalist to interview Mariah Carey after her impromptu wedding to Nick Cannon. He also traveled to Detroit to host and produce segments for Ford Motor Company's "Freedom Sisters" event.
Prior to joining ET, Frazier served as host of ESPN's "SportsCenter," NBA Shoot Around" and "Fastbreak Tuesday."
Frazier began his sports career as an assistant basketball coach at his alma mater, Morgan State University in Baltimore. Following graduation, he went on to work as a sports reporter for WXIX-TV in Cincinnati; WBFF-TV in Baltimore; and WCBD-TV in Charleston, S.C.
In 1995, Frazier joined FX Network as co-host of "The FX Sports Show." The following year, he anchored the inaugural episode of "Fox Sports News" (now "National Sports Report") and hosted the pre-game show for "College Football Saturday." In addition, he served as sideline reporter for the "NFL on Fox" telecasts as well as host of the pre-game shows for "NFL on Fox" and "NHL on Fox."
Frazier is also an active member of Los Angeles' inner city community, where he frequently participates in events and speaking engagements.
Currently in its 30th season, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution and is taped in Studio City, Calif. Linda Bell Blue is executive producer. Mary Hart is host; Mark Steines is co-host. Kevin Frazier is weekend anchor and correspondent. Samantha Harris is correspondent. Leonard Maltin is film historian/correspondent.
CBS Television Distribution is a unit of CBS Corp.
Posted March 23, 2007 4:22:00 PM
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