‘The Insider’s Lara Spencer to Replace Mary Hart

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Wrap

Lara Spencer, host of “The Insider,” will be taking over at the “Entertainment Tonight” anchor’s desk following the departure of Mary Hart, TheWrap has learned.

On Thursday, Hart, who turns 60 in November and had been with the CBS Television syndicated show for 29 years, announced she would be leaving “Entertainment Tonight” after the coming season.

An individual close to the show told TheWrap that Spencer will be Hart’s replacement, a deal that’s been in place for several months. More…