Universal Studios Hollywood Becomes New Home for Extra

Extra, the second longest running entertainment newsmagazine in syndication, will kick off its 20th season Sept. 9 from its new headquarters.

Universal Studios Hollywood will serve as the new headquarters for Extra, hosted by Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos in front of a live audience. Extra is produced by Telepictures Productions and is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television.

Mario and Maria will broadcast from a variety of locations throughout Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk, home to the iconic world famous Studio Tour, groundbreaking thrill rides, chance encounters with celebrities, the world’s largest working movie and television studio and a wide array of dynamic retailers and restaurants.

Fans of Extra and theme park guests visiting from around the world will have a chance to participate in Extra’s daily "entertainment event," which takes place Monday through Friday from 10:0 0a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will include live appearances from A-List film and television actors, musicians, athletes and newsmakers. Fans will also be able to interact with Mario and Maria, with a chance to ask questions, pose for pictures, get autographs, enjoy live musical performances and see their favorite stars up close and personal.

More information about Extra at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., is available at www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com or on www.extratv.com. For up-to-date insight, Like Universal Studios Hollywood and Extra on Facebook.

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