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Emmy Adward winner--Mark Steines

STEINES, Mark. (Dubuque, IA, June 7, 1964-- ). Steines joined the staff of Entertainment Tonight on August 24, 1995. He became the co-anchor in 2004 with duties including reporting general entertainment news, conducting celebrity interviews, and attending movie premieres as well as making on-set visits to feature films and television series. (1)

Steines attended the University of Northern Iowa on a full football scholarship and graduated with a degree in RADIO and TELEVISION. His first job was at a Dubuque television station, KWWL-TV. He worked as an intern, sports reporter, and then reporter before moving to KSPR-TV in Springfield, Missouri as a sports anchor from 1988 - 1991. From 1992 - 1995 he worked as a sports reporter at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles. This brought him assignments for ESPN. Before becoming the co-anchor, Steines began work on Entertainment Tonight as a correspondent, substitute anchor, and anchor of Entertainment Tonight: Weekend. (2)

On July 27, 2012 Steines ended his seventeen-year post with "Entertainment Tonight" to host the talk show "Home & Family," to premiere on the Hallmark Channel October 1. (3)

His awards include a 1994 Emmy Award and 1994 Golden Mic Award for the KCAL special "Beyond Endurance." He received his second Emmy in 1995 for Beyond Endurance—Borneo. (4)

Steines appeared in the feature film Nixon, HBO's Weapons of Mass Distraction, and had a guest-starring role on Dave's World. With his wife Leanza Cornett, former Miss America and Weekend Today correspondent, Steines made his stage debut in a Jacksonville, Florida production of Barefoot in the Park. (Photo Courtesy: Drew Steines)

Film History (5)

2009(TV series)Host– Truth Be Told (2009) … Host

2007 Handy Manny (TV series)Oscar – Haunted Clock Tower/Oscar's House of 18 Smoothies (2007) … (voice)

2006 CSI: NY (TV series) Entertainment Reporter– Wasted (2006) … Entertainment Reporter

2005 Half & Half (TV series)– The Big Frozen Assets Episode (2005) … Craig

2004 The Young and the Restless (TV series)– Episode #1.7948 (2004) … Escort #1

2002 The Practice (TV series)– The Verdict (2002) … Reporter Jeffrey Rothberg

1999 Suddenly Susan (TV series)– A Day in the Life (1999) … Eric

1997 Weapons of Mass Distraction (TV movie) News Anchor

1995 Nixon (movie) White House Security

1995 Eco-Challenge Maine/New England (TV series)Host, Himself

1995 The Big Day (TV movie)

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Mark Steines. YouTube user: otxSZHcWyEk

1. "Mark Steines Leaves Entertainment Tonight After 17 Years," US Weekly, http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/mark-steines-leaves-entertainment-tonight-after-17-years-2012287

2. "Mark Steines, Co-Anchor, Entertainment Tonight," ET, http://www.wchstv.com/synd_prog/et/marksteines.shtml

3. US Weekly.

4. ET

5. Mark Steines, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0826032/