or


[10/31/07 - 11:16 AM]
Access Hollywood Correspondent and Weekend Co-Host Tony Potts Renews Contract to Remain with Hit Entertainment Newsmagazine
Potts joined "Access Hollywood" in April 1999, coming to the show after 12 years in television news and sports.

[via press release from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution]

"ACCESS HOLLYWOOD" CORRESPONDENT AND WEEKEND CO-HOST TONY POTTS RENEWS CONTRACT TO REMAIN WITH HIT ENTERTAINMENT NEWSMAGAZINE

"ACCESS HOLLYWOOD" CORRESPONDENT AND WEEKEND CO-HOST TONY POTTS RENEWS CONTRACT TO REMAIN WITH HIT ENTERTAINMENT NEWSMAGAZINE

Potts Continues To Lead The Way In Bringing Viewers The Latest Breaking News On Hollywood's Biggest Stories

BURBANK, Calif. -- October 31, 2007 -- "Access Hollywood" correspondent and weekend co-host Tony Potts has signed a new, multi-year contract to remain with NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's top-rated entertainment newsmagazine "Access Hollywood," it was announced today by the show's Executive Producer Rob Silverstein.

"Tony Potts is the go-to guy when it comes to celebrity breaking news," says Silverstein. "His stellar reporting during the Anna Nicole Smith story helped, once again, set 'Access Hollywood' apart from the competition. Tony is likeable and relatable; someone our audience trusts."

"It's great to not only have the audience's trust, but also the confidence of NBC Universal and 'Access Hollywood' to offer me this new deal," Potts said. "There is not a better entertainment news show in the business, with a better attitude and with better people than 'Access Hollywood' and I continue to feel right at home."

Potts joined "Access Hollywood" in April 1999, coming to the show after 12 years in television news and sports. During his tenure at "Access Hollywood," the award-winning journalist has covered some of the top breaking entertainment news stories including the tragic and complex Anna Nicole Smith following her death in February 2007. He was on location from Florida to the Bahamas and all way to Louisville, Kentucky when Smith's daughter, Dannielynn, made her first trip to the United States.

In addition to his duties at "Access Hollywood," Potts also contributes to the "Today" show, MSNBC, CNBC and CNN's "Larry King Live" and "Showbiz Tonight." He has also stepped in as a guest host for Larry King on CNN's "Larry King Live."

The Seattle-native who now resides in Los Angeles also has a couple of film and television credits to his name, including appearances in the Mel Gibson film, "Ransom," the 2002-2003 season finale of the CBS hit show "CSI:Miami," plus a number of episodes of Courtney Cox's show, "Dirt."

Potts has also traveled across the globe to interview the biggest stars in film, music and television including an exclusive interview with Julia Roberts when she made her Broadway debut. He has covered Italy's Venice Film Festival, France's Cannes Film Festival and Deauxville Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival and the Park City's Sundance Film Festival.

Prior to joining "Access Hollywood," Potts co-hosted Fox's "Good Day New York" and anchored the "Fox News at Noon" where he covered New York City's biggest news stories. This included hosting Fox's live broadcast of the Pope's historic mass in Central Park. In addition, Potts broke a story regarding corrupt cab drivers and owners, which resulted in the overhaul of New York's Taxi and Limousine Commission's procedures.

Potts has won an Emmy Award for feature reporting, two Associated Press Awards and one Society of Professional Journalists Award.

"Access Hollywood" is produced by KNBC and distributed by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. Rob K. Silverstein is the executive producer.

About NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. The NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

Current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution includes Access Hollywood, Blind Date, Deal or No Deal, The Jerry Springer Show, The Martha Stewart Show, Maury and The Steve Wilkos Show. Current first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, Your Total Health, Lyons and Bailes Reel Talk and the off-network distribution of Heroes, The Office, House, Monk, the Law & Order series and much more.





  [october 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· ACCESS HOLLYWOOD (SYNDICATION)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DIRT (FX)





[07/22/16 - 04:49 PM]
It's Official: "Bates Motel" Will Close After Season 5
Additionally, Rihanna will appear as Marion Crane in the final season.

[07/22/16 - 04:18 PM]
Video: Starz Releases First Live Action Trailer for "American Gods"
Also, making a very special appearance was Kristin Chenoweth who graced the stage as it was announced she will star in the role of Easter.

[07/22/16 - 03:59 PM]
Gabriel Luna Joins "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." as Ghost Rider
"Season 4 will unquestionably be the series' biggest, most ambitious story yet, and it all begins with the introduction of one of our greatest legacy characters in Ghost Rider," said Jeph Loeb.

[07/22/16 - 03:45 PM]
Video: Watch Highlights from Thursday's "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" Panel
"Let's Do the Time Warp Again" premieres Thursday, October 20 on FOX.

[07/22/16 - 03:40 PM]
Video: Everyone Is Singing After "Steven Universe" Musical Performance at San Diego Comic-Con
Fans were also treated to an exclusive sneak peek at a brand new episode "Beach City Drift."

[07/22/16 - 01:32 PM]
Video: "The 100" Season 3 Highlight Reel Comic-Con(R) 2016
The sizzle included an all-new voice over by series star Eliza Taylor teasing what fans can expect from the upcoming fourth season.

[07/22/16 - 01:24 PM]
AMC Announces "The Walking Dead" Season Seven Will Debut Sunday, October 23 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: check out the trailers for the new seasons of "The Walking Dead" and "Fear the Walking Dead."

[07/22/16 - 12:45 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Promo for "Son of Zorn"
Cheryl Hines, Johnny Pemberton and Tim Meadows co-star in the new FOX comedy.

[07/22/16 - 11:36 AM]
Rita Ora to Host VH1's "America's Next Top Model"
Show creator Tyra Banks and Ken Mok continue as executive producers of the iconic modeling competition, with Banks making surprise appearances throughout the season.

[07/22/16 - 11:36 AM]
Samuel Goldwyn Films and CMT Will Hatch Competitive Documentary "Chicken People"
Having launched a dedicated documentary division in 2014, this marks the first theatrical run for a CMT Original doc.

[07/22/16 - 09:03 AM]
Freeform Celebrates Harry Potter's Birthday with a Three-Day Marathon Event, Airing July 29 Through 31
As part of the weekend, starting on Friday, July 29, Freeform will make the documentary "Tom Felton Meets the Superfans" available to watch on the Freeform App.

[07/22/16 - 09:02 AM]
Freeform Begins Production on New Original Series "Famous in Love" from Warner Horizon Television
Based on the novel by Rebecca Serle published by Little, Brown and Company, "Famous in Love" follows ordinary college student Paige as she gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster.

[07/22/16 - 07:09 AM]
Destination America's "Paranormal Lockdown Halloween Special" (WT) Investigates the Site of History's Most Violent Poltergeist Haunting
The two-hour special premieres Friday, October 28 at 9:00/8:00c only on Destination America.

[07/21/16 - 09:27 PM]
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again" to Air Thursday, October 20, on FOX
Celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution - longer than any other film in history - "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is one of the most popular films of all time, and still plays in movie theaters around the world.

[07/21/16 - 07:30 PM]
Comedy Central Announces Second Season Renewal for "Legends of Chamberlain Heights" at Comic-Con
The first season is set to premiere on Wednesday, September 14, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, following the 20th season premiere of "South Park."