Verdi to Host E!’s Fashion Police

E! Entertainment Television's Fashion Police named a chief Tuesday.

E! Networks senior vice president of programming development Lisa Berger said tastemaker and style authority Robert Verdi will be the programmer’s official fashion and style expert.

Verdi will host Fashion Police, which debuts with a one-hour special Monday, Sept. 20 at 10 p.m. (EST/PST).

The half-hour series will then air in its regular weekly spot beginning the following Monday at 10 p.m.

“[Verdi’s] keen sense of style and amazing knowledge about what's new in pop culture, combined with his sharp wit, unmatched enthusiasm and exquisite taste, will be a refreshing delight to all fans of fashion, celebrity and the glamorous life of Hollywood,” Berger said in a prepared statement.

Added Verdi, “The opportunity to examine the wacky, wild and wonderful world of celebu-fashion on a weekly basis is terminally exciting -- the fusion between Hollywood, high fashion and all aspects of stylish living is what has defined my career. E! is the perfect place for an insider’s guide to what's hip and happening.”