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E! News Canceled After Three Decades Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

E! News Canceled After Three Decades Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

It's the end of an era for E! News.

The long-running entertainment show has become a casualty of the Coronavirus pandemic, according to Variety.

Pop of the Morning and In the Room have also been nixed at the network.

The decision to cancel the trio comes as parent company NBCUniversal is looking to “streamline its programming and restructure internally to create more efficiencies.”

All three shows were produced in New York City, but as part of the restructuring, future productions are said to return to Los Angeles.

E! News had relocated to New York in August 2019 in a shakeup that saw the series being shifted from its 7 p.m. Et perch to 7 a.m. Et.

E! News has been overhauled multiple times since it debuted in 1991.

The series had a string of big names as part of its hosting roster, including Samantha Harris (2005–2008), Jason Kennedy (2005–2019), Variety‘s Marc Malkin (2006–2017), Maria Menounos

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