It's going to be a great way to start off our next decade. People can come out and really watch us, we're incredibly friendly and approachable.

We've always been huge fans of Maria and believe she has the skills, attitude and style that fits 'Access Hollywood' perfectly. She's current, a unique talent, someone that cuts through, and definitely stands out in a crowd. We could not be more pleased with Maria joining the most credible entertainment news magazine in the world.