A sports fan at heart, Thompson has also shown the impressive versatility to crossover into the entertainment realm of television. After a series of part-time opportunities, she was named a permanent co-host for the evening Hollywood news magazine, Extra, in June of 2014. In that capacity, she tapes daily at Universal Studios, in addition to regularly attending and working awards shows, film premieres and other events throughout the year.  Read Charissa’s full bio here



Catch Charissa with Mario Lopez weekdays on Extra. Click here for local listings


Check out behind the scenes outtakes on the Extra Set