Kevin Frazier

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Kevin Timothy Frazier (born May 20, 1964) is a co-host of Entertainment Tonight and the founder and Owner of the urban entertainment website HipHollywood.com.

Career[edit]

Frazier was the first to host both Dan Patrick studios on the East and West coasts.[citation needed] He has worked as an anchor at Fox 19 in Cincinnati,[citation needed] as play-by-play commentator for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats basketball team from 1993-1995,[citation needed] and as Fox Sports Net, later ESPN, where he hosted SportsCenter and a multitude of National Basketball Association themed programming (including NBA Shootaround, NBA Fastbreak and NBA Fastbreak Tuesday).[citation needed] From 2004–2011, he was a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight as well as a fill-in host,[citation needed] and from 2011-2014, was a co-host of The Insider.[citation needed] Frazier is also the host of Game Changers on the weekly CBS Dream Team.[1][not in citation given]

He made guest appearances on America's Next Top Model, Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School and Hell's Kitchen.[citation needed] Frazier is also a forum guest on Jim Rome Is Burning.[citation needed]

He hosted "Breakfast at the Open" on the Tennis Channel along with Lindsay Davenport for the 2009 U.S. Open and acting as a tennis correspondent from the Los Angeles studio.[citation needed] He also appeared on American Idol.[citation needed]

He was added to Versus College Football Central studio staff in October 2010.[citation needed]

In January 10–12, 2011 Frazier filled in on "The Dan Patrick Show" for Dan Patrick who was working at the national championship Oregon vs. Auburn Football game.[citation needed]

On March 5, 2011, it was announced that he had been named co-anchor of The Insider, joining The Insider anchor Lara Spencer.[2]

In 2008, Frazier founded HipHollywood.com, an online web site for urban entertainment news.[3] The company is a content partner for ET Online and The Insider, and offers news, pop culture information, photos and interviews with celebrities in music, sports, television and film.[4]

On September 1, 2011, Frazier was named the lead studio anchor for College Football on FX and Fox Sports Net and was paired with analyst Marcus Allen for the 2011 season.[citation needed]

In 2013, Frazier was signed on to host a game show pilot called The Money Pump[5] based on an Israeli format, produced by ITV Studios America and Reshet TV for CBS where contestants compete against an enormous money pump for a chance at the $1,000,000 prize. The show was never aired at the time.

Personal life[edit]

Frazier attended Oakland Mills Middle and Hammond High in Columbia, Maryland. He went on to Morgan State University. He has two sons with wife Yasmin Cader, Shane and Reece Cader, and a son, Tony from a previous relationship.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CBS Dream Team". cbs.com. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Breaking News - Kevin Frazier Named Co-Anchor of "The Insider" - TheFutonCritic.com". www.thefutoncritic.com. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-31. Retrieved 2011-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2012-04-30. 
  5. ^ Marechal, AJ (26 April 2013). "CBS Orders Pilot for Gameshow 'Money Pump'". variety.com. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Kevin Frazier Welcomes Son Reece". people.com. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 

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