March 05, 2006 12:05 AM by Joe Blackmon
"Dancing with the Stars" semi-finalist, popular television actress and host Lisa Rinna will return to "Access Hollywood" as fashion correspondent at the 78th Annual Academy Awards. Segments highlighting her charismatic coverage can only be seen on "Access Hollywood" Monday, March 6, 2006 (Log on to AccessHollywood.com to check local time and station).
After adding flair to the Golden Globes red carpet as "Access Hollywood’s" fashion correspondent, Rinna’s returning with similar duties including interviewing celebrities as they arrive on the red carpet, as well as providing commentary on what the hottest trends are for this year’s Academy Awards.
"We are thrilled to have Lisa back on the red carpet with us," says "Access Hollywood" Supervising Producer Ryan Patterson. "Her unbeatable charisma and natural charm had the stars lining up to talk with her at the Golden Globes. The fun she has with each star will give our viewers a unique experience and both the stars and our viewers will have another fantastic time with her on the red carpet."
No stranger to the fashion industry, Rinna co-owns the hip Los Angeles-based boutiques, belle gray, with her husband Harry Hamlin. On the television side, she recently amazed everyone with her performances on "Dancing with the Stars" as she went all the way to become a semi-finalist. Previously, she was already winning over fans for her acting on both daytime and primetime TV as well as for co-hosting on SOAPnet’s "Soap Talk," which garnered her three Daytime Emmy nominations.