September 4th, 2012
06:15 PM ET
Terrence Jenkins joins 'E! News' as host
Many have come to know Terrence J from his former co-hosting gig with BET's video countdown show, "106 & Park," and still more have become acquainted with the budding actor in films like "Think Like A Man."
But if you still haven't met him, E!'s setting up an introduction.
The actor/TV personality, who's gone by Terrence J but whose full name is Terrence Jenkins, has officially joined new mom Giuliana Rancic as co-host for the entertainment network's weekday broadcasts, E! announced Tuesday.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jenkins will be stepping into Ryan Seacrest's former position, while the "American Idol" host stays on with E! News as managing editor.
"I've always had a passion for the wide spectrum of pop culture that E! News covers so well; I can't wait to get started," Jenkins said in a statement. "I've had a great career so far, and it's all been building toward this. And then getting to work with great people like Giuliana and the entire E! News team just makes this seem like an even more perfect opportunity."
The congratulations poured in from all corners of media, including from Seacrest himself.
"Proud to welcome @TerrenceJ to the team at @ENews. You'll fit in well... considering all our doors are at least 5'9," " Seacreset joked on Twitter. And to Rancic, he kidded, "@GiulianaRancic keep the new guy @terrencej on his toes. Literally and figuratively ;)."
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everyone ready!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL
Gay is bad for USA!
Gay people PULLUTE our Nation!
xo to terrance...
CONGRATS to Terrance J!!! He's an example of what hard work can do. I can't wait to see him on E!News. People in NC should be very proud of there native.
day off next week.
when i grow up i want to be just like you.
As usual, the nasties come out...you appear as if YOU have nothing going on when you feel compelled to insult
people you don't know and don't have prayer of EVER knowing, idiot.
terrence is a great guy...i hope everything works out.
CONGRATS TERRENCE J!!!!!!! Look forward to seeing on E in November!!!!!!!
you are right .... 86 - u should be proud–this is going to be a big night for all!
she appears like she has nothing going on
terrance...great guy ....the other what a joke...
Great Milestone! Congrats Mr. Jenkins! *smiles*