Lopez Lands Extra Anchor Slot

Will be solo emcee of the entertainment show
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Jul 29, 2008 11:25 AM CDT
Mario Lopez has been named the solo host of entertainment news show "Extra."   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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(Newser) – Mario Lopez will become the solo anchor for Extra when the entertainment news show’s 15th season kicks off in September, Variety reports. The former weekend co-host, best known for his stints on Dancing With the Stars and the teen sitcom Saved By the Bell, replaces Dayna Devon and Mark McGrath, the Sugar Ray frontman who’s returning to his music.