Maria Menounos Exits ‘Extra’, Inks E! Deal

After months of speculation that Maria Menounos might be leaving syndicated entertainment newsmagazine Extra, she has made the move, signing a deal with E! Under the multi-year pact, Menounos will host her own one-hour entertainment newsmag series, Untold with Maria Menounos. She also will be featured on the roundtable series Live From E! and upcoming E! specials. Additionally, E! has signed a first-look deal with Menounos’ production company, Underman/Omegagirl Prods. Hosted on location by Menounos, Untold with Maria Menounos will cover such topics as Gen Y royals, the rise of heroin in Hollywood, the popularity of electronic dance music (EDM) and the rise of reality stars. Each episode will comprised three individual stories, as well as additional segments such as celebrity sound-off and pop culture minute.

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