Emmy Award winning Extra takes entertainment news to the next level with a dynamic group of hosts and innovative approach to celebrity news. Joining host Mario Lopez, who has been touted the “Dean of Entertainment News," is a seasoned roster of TV personalities including Tanika Ray, Renee Bargh, and AJ Calloway as co-hosts and British TV sensation Mark Wright as correspondent.
Extra continues to provide a hip, fresh and unique approach to breaking entertainment news. With more live elements showcasing the hosts personalities and points of view Mario, Tanika, Renee, AJ and Mark, share their take on the most talked about headlines of the day. Viewers also get unprecedented access to the show with a unique behind the scenes look at the hosts allowing them to get to know them and the day-to-day operation of the show through our “Insta-Moments”.
Extra broadcasts from Universal Studios Hollywood, in front of the studio’s iconic globe and various locations in New York, as the only show in the genre to have a full-time team of hosts on both coasts who shoot in front of a live audience.
Extra is helmed by Senior Executive Producer Lisa Gregorisch-Dempsey. Her senior production team includes executive producers Theresa Coffino and Jeremy Spiegel. Extra has staffed bureaus in New York and Las Vegas. With correspondents and producers around the globe, the show offers a half-hour edition every weekday and an original hour-long weekend installment. Seen in more than 98% of the country, Extra airs on major market affiliates, including the key NBC Television owned-and-operated stations. Extra is produced by Telepictures Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.