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Harris Rejoins 'ET' as Weekend Anchor

Samantha Harris is returning to CBS Television Distribution’s Entertainment Tonight as co-anchor of Entertainment Tonight Weekend along with Cameron Mathison. Harris also will serve as a correspondent for ET and as a fill-in anchor for Nancy O’Dell.

Harris previously served as an ET correspondent from 2010-12, and joined CTD’s The Insider in December 2008 as a substitute host and correspondent. She also was the co-host of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars from 2006-10.

She’s also been a correspondent with E! News and host of THS Investigates and has appeared as a special correspondent on ABC’s Good Morning America and guest-hosted ABC’s The View. Prior to working on E!, she was weekend co-host for Warner Bros.’ Extra and occasionally anchored the show from Las Vegas.

Harris lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Michael Hess, and their two children.

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.