- Season 29 of “Extra” Premieres on September 12 Featuring Interviews with Jennifer Hudson, Oprah Winfrey and Former First Lady Hilary Clinton
- New Time Slot in Los Angeles at 7 p.m. PT on FOX 11
Burbank, Calif. (September 8, 2022) – The Emmy-winning entertainment news series “Extra” debuts its 29th season on September 12 with the addition of Melvin Robert as Senior Correspondent and Weekend Co-Host. He will be based in Los Angeles alongside “Extra” anchor Billy Bush. and correspondents Rachel Lindsay, and Jennifer Lahmers.
Robert brings an impressive list of journalistic achievements, including a Los Angeles Area EmmyÒ Award, a Golden Mike Award and a Broadcast Journalist of the Year Award at the Los Angeles Press Club’s National Arts & Entertainment Awards for his work on Spectrum News 1.
“Melvin is not only a strong journalist, interviewer and storyteller, he is dynamic and his energy and authenticity pop off the screen,” said “Extra” executive producers Theresa Coffino and Jeremy Spiegel.
Prior to joining “Extra,” Robert served as co-anchor of “Your Morning” and host of “The SoCal Scene” on Spectrum News 1, where he covered some of Hollywood’s biggest stories in addition to local and national news, such as the Inauguration of President Joe Biden, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the 2020 civil unrest following the murder of George Floyd, as well as celebrity interviews such as Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Common and Ava DuVernay. Before his career in television, Robert spent 11 years in education as a teacher, counselor and administrator, serving the needs of at-risk and challenged students.
Tune into “Extra” on Monday, September 12,as the 29th season debuts, featuring insightful interviews with Jennifer Hudson on her brand new daytime talk series, Oprah Winfrey from the Toronto Film Festival and Former First Lady Hilary Clinton, as well as full coverage of the 74th Emmy Awards from the red carpet fashions to the winners’ reactions back stage to the after-parties and beyond.
In Los Angeles, “Extra” moves to its new time slot at 7 p.m. PT on FOX 11. “Extra” is available on the below FOX television stations, and a complete line-up of stations and times can be found at https://extratv.com/when-its-on/.
FOX Television Stations
New York: WNYW FOX 5 at 7 p.m. (plus 2:30 p.m. – day delay)
Los Angeles: KTTV FOX 11 at 7 p.m., KCOP My13 at 2 p.m.
Chicago: WPWR My50 Chicago at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. (both day-delay)
Philadelphia: WTXF FOX 29 at 12:00 a.m.
Dallas: KDFW FOX 4 at 6:30 p.m.
San Francisco: KTVU FOX 2 at 2:30 p.m., KTVU Plus 36 at 5 p.m.
Washington, DC: WTTG FOX 5 DC at 12 a.m., WDCA FOX 5 PLUS 2 p.m. (day delay)
Houston: KRIV FOX 26 at 12:30 p.m.
Atlanta: WAGA FOX 5 at 12:30 a.m.
Detroit: WJBK FOX 2 at 7:30 p.m., 12 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (day delay)
Orlando: WOFL FOX 35 at 11:35 p.m., WRBW Fox 35 Plus at 11:30 a.m. (day delay)
Milwaukee: WITI FOX 6 at 12:05am
Gainesville: WOGX FOX 51 at 2:30 p.m. (day delay)
“Extra” covers the world of entertainment and pop culture news, delivering the latest breaking headlines from Hollywood to New York and around the world, featuring distinctive interviews with the biggest stars and newsmakers. Theresa Coffino and Jeremy Spiegel serve as executive producers of “Extra”. The show is produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Telepictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. “Extra” can be seen in more than 98% of the country, including major-market affiliates and key FOX Television owned-and-operated stations in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Detroit and Orlando, among others.
About Warner Bros. Unscripted Television
Warner Bros. Unscripted Television is the leading unscripted studio in America, currently producing over 50 series and documentaries, totaling nearly 2,000 hours of programming annually across broadcast, cable, streaming, digital, first-run syndication and podcasts. Led by studio president Mike Darnell, the division is comprised of Warner Horizon, Shed Media and Telepictures and produces leading and award-winning series and franchises such as “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette,” “The Voice,” “Extra,” “Paris in Love,” “True Story with Ed & Randall,” “The Real Housewives of New York City,” “The Bradshaw Bunch,” and “911 Crisis Center,” as well as premium specials like “Friends: The Reunion” and “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts,” among others. Upcoming projects include Norway-based spinoff series “Below Deck Adventure,” a U.S. version of BBC’s hit game show “The Wheel,” a documentary series on the history of DC Comics and the nationally syndicated daytime talk series “The Jennifer Hudson Show.”
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