Access Hollywood, originally Access until 2017 to 2019, is indeed an American daily entertainment news show which debuted on September 9, 1996. It includes entertainment industry events as well as celebrities. This was founded by Jim Van Messel, a longtime executive producer of Entertainment Tonight, and now is executive produced by Maureen FitzPatrick as well as directed by Richard Plotkin. Doug Dougherty, Christopher A. Berry, as well as Kim Anastasia supervised the programme in past years. The music, television, as well as film industries are the primary emphasis of Access Hollywood.
Beginning September 9, 1996, Access Hollywood has broadcast nationwide on numerous local stations in the United States, the majority of which are NBC affiliates. This was heretofore produced by NBC Studios and has a number of distributors out over years, including New World/Genesis Distribution, 20th Television (after News Corporation purchased New World), Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, and finally NBC Enterprises because when network launched its very own syndication division.
From 2004, NBCUniversal Television Distribution has indeed been completely responsible because of its production and distribution, in collaboration with NBC’s owned-and-operated station KNBC. Access Hollywood’s barter ad sales are handled by Warner Bros., which remains to be involved with the show.
Access Hollywood started broadcasting in high definition on September 13, 2010. Access Hollywood was renewed for three more years through into the 2014–15 season by NBCUniversal Television Distribution on May 1, 2012.
On December 11, 2017, the program’s name was changed to just Access. Access as well as Access Live will undergo an on-air update for its 24th as well as 10th seasons, correspondingly, on August 22, 2019, featuring new titles, logos, visuals, as well as theme music, beginning September 9. Access reverted towards its previous name as well as began broadcasting live inside the East Coast, while Access Live was renamed Access Daily. With in autumn, the show will launch a second spin-off called All Access, which will feature long-form reporting on true-crime as well as human interest topics and will broadcast on six NBC owned-and-operated stations at first. Mario Lopez, the former host of Extra, has joined all three shows as either a co-host.