Nancy O’Dell Taking Over For Mary Hart on ‘Entertainment Tonight’

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 18: TV personality Nancy O'Dell attends the 9th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's 'An Enduring Vision' benefit at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 18, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Wow, Mary Hart has been on Entertainment Tonight for 30 years…now that’s one fantastic run! Nancy O’Dell will be taking Hart’s co-ancher chair when she retires next year but for now she will be a special correspondent.

“I remember watching Entertainment Tonight when it first premiered and dreaming about working for the show someday!” O’Dell said in a statement. “It is the original and the gold standard of entertainment news shows. Needless to say, I am thrilled that my dream has come true. I have greatly admired the show and the incomparable and esteemed Mary Hart—her quiet power and professionalism are beyond admirable.”

Nancy O’Dell seems like a really nice person and great entertainment journalist …good for her!!!