“Pop of the Morning" (working title)
“In the Room” (working title)
“We undoubtedly live in a 24/7 world where entertainment news is just a click away but what our viewers crave is analysis, commentary and POV that goes deeper than a headline. and building on our success with a second home in New York and more hours of coverage.” News footprint is unparalleled, and our growth continues with this investment in more edgy, comedic, personality-driven linear programming,” said Filler. “The E! We are leaning into what is uniquely E!
Similar to the LA-based "Daily Pop," this NY-based series will feature a panel of personalities delivering irreverent and unfiltered conversations centered around the buzziest entertainment news stories of the day.
A weekly review series which will discuss what TV shows, movies, music, social sensations, viral videos and more that pop culture fans should be bingeing now.
Tammy Filler, who was brought in to spearhead the cable channel's coverage expansion in April, also announced that "E! The expansion includes a variety of pop culture commentary formats, an in-home celebrity interview series, a weekly review show, and New York-based morning and daytime news series. News" will transition into a morning show and that "Nightly Pop" will expand to four nights a week.
This series will take viewers inside celebrity homes for in-depth interviews and conversation around their latest projects, products, passions and more.
"Daily Pop" will continue to air weekdays at 12pm ET/PT, while “Nightly Pop," the channel's E!'s topical late night talk series, will double from two nights per week to four in the fall.” /> Two additional celebrity and pop culture commentary formats are also in development at E! for air in 2020.
E! has unveiled its expanded slate of entertainment news programming, with several new shows set to debut in 2020.
Some of the new formats coming to E! in 2020 include the following:
Club” (working title) “BingE!

News. is expanding its entertainment-news programming, with plans to add three more hours of coverage to its linear schedule in 2020, Variety has learned. E! To help spearhead the effort, the cable channel is bringing aboard Tammy Filler, a veteran producer on NBC's "Today," to lead creative and production for E!
But the additional hours are expected to come in daytime and see E! The expansion of news across the linear schedule builds on the NBCUniversal-owned cabler's success in growing E! venture further into coverage areas such as celebrity gossip, genre entertainment, and the entertainment business. News' presence on digital platforms, particularly mobile. Specifics regarding format and talent are not yet in place.
She exits "Today" following a successful transition in the fourth hour with Jenna Bush Hager taking over this month for the departed Kathie Lee Gifford, who had served alongside Hoda Kotb as co-host for more than 10 years.
Prior to being named executive producer in 2017, she served as co-EP of the show's third and fourth hours. Filler comes to E! following a 16-year tenure at "Today," where she most recently served as executive producer in charge of the show's popular fourth hour, responsible for all program content and staff management.
"There's so much for us to cover, it's challenging for us to get it all into an hour in 'Daily Pop,' an hour in the seven o'clock news, and half an hour in 'Nightly Pop,'" Stotsky said. "We saw an opportunity to expand."” />
As executive VP and editor in chief, Filler will partner with John Najarian, who will serve as exec VP and publisher for the news division. Both execs will report to Stotsky. Najarian will also report to NBCU Digital Enterprises chief Maggie McLean Suniewick as he continues in his role as general manager of NBCU Digital Lab. Najarian will oversee business and product expansion, as well as operations.
News telecast airs at 7 p.m. E! weeknights, and is currently co-hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy. The flagship E! added an afternoon telecast, "Daily Pop," in 2017, and a late-night iteration, "Nightly Pop," last year.
Stotsky touts the network's muscle in the digital space — E! "What gives us confidence in the expansion of linear news hours is what we've seen the last three or four years, this explosion of engagement off-channel." News claims to garner more than one billion social-media engagements per month — as proof that a linear pivot toward news programming makes sense.
She also happens to be a total pop-culture savant. News." "It felt like a natural evolution for her, given the programming thrust of the third and fourth hours. I think that combination is custom-built for the expansion of E! "Tammy has done such an amazing job building the fourth hour of 'Today,' most recently, and brings all of her experience across the third and fourth hours," Stotsky said.
"It's being at the center of the pop-culture conversation — whether it's happening live, in the moment, on the red carpet, or it's happening through our multiplatform coverage, it is one of the assets that we are best known for, and it is what our audience turns to this brand across all of its manifestations for." "Entertainment-news coverage is really the beating heart of this brand," E! president Adam Stotsky told Variety.