Season 40, Year: 2020-2021
Keltie Knight joined five-time Emmy Award-winning show ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT as a correspondent for the show’s 37th season.
Knight originally began her entertainment news career at THE INSIDER as the music expert and then as a full-time correspondent. Knight is also a red carpet regular, covering numerous events including the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Grammy Awards, the Vanity Fair Oscar Party and the MET Gala. She has interviewed the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lawrence.
Formerly a Radio City Rockette and dancer for Kanye West and Beyoncé, Knight began her broadcasting career hosting an episode of CMT’s Top Twenty Countdown as a publicity stunt to promote The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Soon after, Knight became the music host for LiveNation and then served as a correspondent for FUSE’s Fuse News and Trending 10. She has also appeared as a dance expert on both Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker and the Dancing with the Stars Afterparty, as well as a music expert on ABC’s Duets Afterparty.
Knight is also an acclaimed author having released her fiction novel entitled The Imperfections of James and Kate in February 2014 and having written Rockettes, Rockstars and Rockbottom, a book about her life, dance and rock n' roll.
In addition to contributing on The Talk, CNN, HLN and as a moderator for Vanity Fair, Knight has also appeared in cameo roles in television and film including The Young and the Restless and Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!. On the fashion front, she has best-dressed mentions in Vogue, Elle, Glamour, US Weekly, People Stylewatch and The New York Times.
In 2016, Knight launched “LadyGang,” a celebrity driven podcast along with style expert Jac Vanek and actress Becca Tobin. In 2020, the “LadyGang” released their New York Times bestselling book entitled Act Like a Lady. Known as a tastemaker for emerging trends, Knight’s extensive online reach has afforded her with unique opportunities in the entertainment industry, where she has been able to work with major brands across a variety of platforms.
As passionate as she is about media, she is just as dedicated to service. Knight has a long history in philanthropy, working with groups like the Humane Society and the Beagle Freedom Project. She helped raise over $300,000 for National MS Society as a part of the team, BeatMS, and nearly 1 million dollars throughout her years hosting the Circle of Hope/ Dancers Against Cancer Charity Gala.
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is a multi-platform entertainment news brand, with a cross-screen portfolio that includes the #1 entertainment newsmagazine on television with nearly 4 million viewers daily, the 24/7 streaming network ET Live, and a top entertainment news network online, delivering more than 150 million video views per month. ETonline.com averages 20 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. per comScore, while ET’s social audience reaches more than 70 million U.S. users monthly.
Produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is hosted by Kevin Frazier with Nischelle Turner, Lauren Zima, Rachel Smith and Matt Cohen as correspondents. Erin Johnson serves as Executive Producer with Whitney Wallace and Leslie Kawaguchi as Co-Executive Producers.
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John Rizzotti – VP of Communications
Jacob Pickar – Publicist
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT – Season 40