Season 25, Year: 2005-2006
Celebrity insider and style maven Steven Cojocaru joined ENTERTAINMENT
TONIGHT, the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world, as a
correspondent in 2003. Since his arrival, Cojocaru continues to provide exclusive
interviews with the hottest celebrities while offering his one and only unique perspective
on the latest fashions worn by the most-talked about stars on the red carpet.
Cojocaru has interviewed many of the industry’s biggest stars, including Oprah Winfrey,
Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Halle Berry, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston,
Debra Messing, Hugh Grant, Usher and P. Diddy. He has also been a fixture on the red
carpet at major media events, such as the Oscars, the Emmys, the MTV Movie Awards,
the Video Music Awards, the Venice Film Festival, and even The 128th Annual
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Last year, with the launch of ET’s spin-off series, THE INSIDER, Cojocaru expanded
his correspondent duties to also include this exciting new show, which premiered as the
highest-rated debut of any newsmagazine in syndication since 1996, and continues to
rank second only to ET in the genre. He also hosted the CBS primetime television
special “Red Carpet Confidential,” which revealed the beauty and style secrets of the
A Montreal native, Cojocaru began his journalism career covering parties for the
Canadian fashion magazine, Flare. In the early 1990s, he moved to Hollywood where
he began writing Hot Shots, a syndicated fashion column which ran in more than 100
newspapers across North America.
Cojocaru was a weekly contributor for four years at NBC’s “Today” show and served as
People magazine’s West Coast Style Editor, where he authored the magazine’s popular
column “Behind the Seams.” He has also appeared in fashion and red carpet specials
for E! and VH1‘s “Behind the Music.” In 2003, Cojocaru published his first book, the
best-seller Red Carpet Diaries: Confessions of a Glamour Boy, which provides readers
with insider gossip about what really goes on behind-the-scenes of Hollywood’s biggest
and most glamorous awards shows.
Currently in its 25th season, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is the #1 syndicated
entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Produced and distributed by Paramount
Domestic Television, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is taped in Hollywood, California.
Linda Bell Blue is executive producer. Mary Hart is anchor; Mark Steines is anchor.
Jann Carl is primary substitute anchor and weekend anchor; Kevin Frazier is weekend
anchor. Leonard Maltin is film historian/correspondent. Paula Abdul, Steven Cojocaru
and Vanessa Minnillo are correspondents. Carlos Ponce is an ET Personality.