Get excited, Fashion Police fans!
Kathy Griffin has officially been named Joan Rivers‘ successor on the popular celebrity fashion commentary program, E! confirmed this week.
The revamped show — which has been on hiatus since Joan’s death on Sept. 4. — will feature alumnae Giuliana Rancic and Kelly Osbourne alongside Kathy and new host, celebrity stylist, Brad Goreski. Former host George Kotsiopoulos will not be returning to the program.
Kathy with Kelly Osbourne, Joan Rivers, George Kotsiopoulos and Giuliana Rancic on ‘Fashion Police.’
“Kathy just feels right, and Brad brings a fun, new voice to join Giuliana and Kelly in this ensemble,” said Melissa Rivers, the show’s executive producer. “I’m excited to see where this panel takes this series my mother so adored in this next incarnation.”
The show is set to return to E! on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 with 17 new episodes focusing primarily on award show fashion coverage, with the first being the 72nd Golden Globe Awards.
Kathy and Joan in July 2009.
As for her new role, the ever-outspoken Kathy said she’s excited to continue Joan’s legacy on the program: “I get it! These are some big shoes I’m going to fill. Joan was truly one of a kind. Now I hope you will accept me for me. I’m just Kathy. Did I say I’m just Kathy? I meant I’m Kathy F***ing Griffin and you celebrities better strap yourself in, as I am taking no prisoners. I am not holding back so [darn it] let’s have some fun!”