Season 40, Year: 2020-2021
Lauren Zima joined five-time Emmy Award-winning show ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT as a correspondent for the show’s 39th season.
Zima originally entered the ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT family in March 2015 as a senior producer and on-camera talent for ETonline. She’s covered countless red carpets and has interviewed some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Chris Pratt, Kim Kardashian and more. Zima is also the creator and host of ETonline’s wildly popular YouTube show Roses and Rosé, which has evolved into a segment airing on ET’s broadcast. Her recaps of the Bachelor franchises garner hundreds of thousands of views each week and have earned Zima a true cult following.
Before joining ET, Zima was a host and creative director at Newsy, an online news video startup acquired by Scripps Media in December 2013. She also worked as a freelancer for Variety and was a cast member on MTV's hidden-camera improv comedy show, Disaster Date.
The Chicago native has a master's degree in broadcast journalism and a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism from the University of Missouri.
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