Season 40, Year: 2020-2021
As host of five-time Emmy Award-winning show ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, Kevin Frazier continues to impact the entertainment industry as a multi-faceted journalist, producer and entrepreneur. He has interviewed Hollywood’s biggest stars from Oprah Winfrey to Brad Pitt to Will Smith and Beyoncé. Frazier joined ET as co-host in September 2014, coinciding with the beginning of the 34th season.
In addition to his position on ET, where he has won four Emmy Awards, Frazier has kept busy hosting numerous shows and events. Frazier has also hosted Emmy-nominated Game Changers With Kevin Frazier, which spotlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. In 2012 and 2013, he co-hosted Clash of the Commercials on CBS. Frazier also served as lead anchor for College Football on FX and Fox Sports Net and hosted the launch of SportsNet for Time Warner Cable. He has served as co-host of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS since 2011.
Prior to hosting ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, Frazier served as the co-host and managing editor of ET’s sister show, THE INSIDER. He originally joined THE INSIDER in March 2011, after spending seven years as a correspondent and weekend host for ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT. Frazier’s professionalism, charisma and demeanor have made him a sought-after journalist to cover high-profile and historical events.
In 2008, Frazier founded HipHollywood.com, the premiere online web site for the latest urban entertainment news. The site is a content partner for ETonline and TV One, offering breaking news, up-to-the moment pop culture information, and exclusive photos and interviews with today’s top stars in music, sports, television and film. HipHollywood.com is the only urban media outlet providing broadcast quality content for television distribution. Additionally, he launched Kevin Frazier Productions (KFP) to focus on in-depth reporting and video production for a variety of corporate and entertainment clients. In 2018, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT WEEKEND began airing HipHollywood.com branded segments.
Frazier began his broadcasting career as a local sports reporter. Prior to joining ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT in 2004, he served as host of ESPN’s SportsCenter, NBA Shoot Around and NBA Fastbreak and worked at the FX Network as co-host of The FX Sports Show. He has also served as a sideline reporter for the NFL on Fox telecasts as well as host of the pre-game shows for NFL on Fox, NHL on Fox and College Football Saturday.
Frazier is an active member of the Los Angeles civic community and frequently participates in events and speaking engagements for charitable organizations. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
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