‘ET’ producer to run Ray talker

Annino new exec producer for King World yakker

Janet Annino has been tapped exec producer of the untitled King World Prods. daily syndicated talkshow hosted by Rachael Ray, slated to launch this fall.

Annino currently is co-exec producer at “Entertainment Tonight.”

In her new capacity, she will report to Terry Wood, president of creative affairs and development, King World Prods. and Paramount Television.

Annino joined “Entertainment Tonight” in 1988 as assistant director. She was named supervising producer in 1994, then senior producer in 2000 and finally co-exec producer in 2004.

The Ray series will be based in Gotham, and produced by King World Prods. in association with Harpo Prods., Scripps Networks and Watch Entertainment. King World will distribute.

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