Jerry Penacoli

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Jerry Penacoli (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and entertainment reporter. Before going national, Penacoli served as a newscaster and talk show host in several markets starting with Jacksonville, Florida, then WTVJ in Miami, where Jerry served as host of PM Magazine in the early 1980s, and then Philadelphia. He was an evening news anchor for the Philadelphia TV station KYW-TV (an NBC affiliate at the time) from the mid 1980s until he moved to New York City in 1990. He later relocated to Hollywood in 1992. Penacoli worked on the tabloid show Hard Copy from 1996 to 1999. He also served as the first male host of Lifetime's "Attitudes" with Linda Dano. He currently appears on the nightly entertainment show Extra, interviewing movie and TV stars. Prior to Warner Brothers, his broadcasting career included stints at E! Entertainment television, where he hosted the entertainment network's live coverage of premieres and events, and Paramount Television.
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