New hosts named for “At The Movies”


Following the departures of Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper, Buena Vista Productions has announced two new hosts for what will now be called “At The Movies” (with the host names no longer part of the title).

The new hosts may come to be known as the two Bens. Ben Lyons has been reviewing movies for E! Entertainment’s “E! News” and “The Daily Ten,” as well as his featured blog and original broadband series “The Lyons Den. Ben Mankiewicz has been a host on Turner Classic Movies for five years. Way back when he worked in local TV news at WCSC-TV Charleston, SC and WAMI-TV Miami.

Disney-owned Buena Vista also promoted David Plummer to Executive Producer of the show, up from Supervising Producer. “At The Movies” is produced at WLS-TV Chicago and distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television.