TV Guide Network has hired Joey Fatone to join Lisa Rinna as co-host of the channel’s five red-carpet events: the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, Grammys and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
First up is the two-hour, red-carpet lead-in to the Sept. 16 Primetime Emmy Awards telecast.
Fatone the former ‘N Sync who appeared on the most recent season of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” will continue as host of NBC primetime gameshow “The Singing Bee.”
Ryan O’Hara, president of TV Guide Network, cited Fatone’s “natural likeability and great sense of humor.”
The network hopes Fatone will draw more male viewers to the red-carpet shows.