The Loop’s Scott Tweedie named co-host of E! News morning shows
Australian music television host Scott Tweedie is relocating to the Big Apple.
Tweedie, best known within the music industry as host of Network Ten’s The Loop, has been snapped up by NBCUniversal-owned E! News.
The Sydney media personality will join Lilliana Vazquez to host two morning shows from the 30 Rock-based studios in New York.
“I’ve grown up watching E! all the way from Australia, so to now to be apart of the team in NYC, I can’t contain my excitement!” Tweedie told E! News.
“It really is a dream come true. No matter how you have your eggs and coffee, we will guarantee to serve your breakfast with a side of Cardi B.”
From coast-to-coast, American viewers will wake up with Vazquez and Tweedie co-hosting E! News at 7am as they cover the biggest news in pop culture, lifestyle and entertainment.
At the 11 a.m. hour, the industry professionals will keep the pop culture conversation flowing thanks to a new show, named Pop of the Morning.
The new show promises an unfiltered and in-depth look at the hottest topics of the day.
“After spending 19 years in morning television, I know the importance of waking up with hosts you truly connect with and want to share your morning with,” said E! News’ executive vice president & editor-in-chief, Tammy Filler.
“With many years of entertainment reporting experience, Lilliana Vazquez and Scott Tweedie are well-respected, seasoned hosts, who have fun, relatable TV personalities with undeniable chemistry.
“They are the perfect pair to join the news team as we continue to build our presence in New York.”
Tweedie got his start hosting the successful Prank Patrol, which aired on BBC and ABC.
He joins E! News after stints on Dancing With The Stars Australia, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Network Ten’s morning show, Studio 10.
He also hosted one of the country’s most-watched weekly music programs, The Loop, and was a regular at the ARIA Awards while the broadcast was with Ten.
Most recently, Tweedie worked as an entertainment and fashion reporter for Australia’s most-watched broadcast event of the year, The Melbourne Cup Carnival.