lost the lawsuit in a summary judgment hearing allowing Warner Bros.
On August 4, 2011, Telepictures announced that Maria Menounos (who had previously served as a correspondent for rivals Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood) would join Extra as Lopez's co-host, as part of an overall deal with Warner Bros./Telepictures that included a role as a contributor for the CW talk show Dr.
Drew's Lifechangers and development of television program projects.
O'Boyle took over as main anchor of the program in September 1997 during season 4 premiere; following O'Boyle's departure in September 2000, former Entertainment Tonight anchor/correspondent Leeza Gibbons became its main anchor of season 7.
In September 2002, Telepictures debuted a spin-off series, Celebrity Justice.
Television Distribution and premiered on September 5, 1994.