'Extra' names weekend co-host

Lauren Sanchez will also continue as a correspondent

Lauren Sanchez has been named a weekend co-host for syndicated entertainment magazine "Extra."

She will also continue in her role as correspondent on the show.

Sanchez recently returned to "Extra" where she previously served as a correspondent from 1997-2000.

Additionally, Sanchez makes frequent guest anchor appearances on FOX 11's "Good Day L.A." and the station's 10 p.m. newscast.

Previously, Sanchez anchored L.A.'s "Channel 13 News," was co-host of "That's So Hollywood" and hosted the first season of Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance."