Mary Hart, a long-time entertainment journalist, television icon, and Mistress of Ceremonies for the Palm Springs International Film Festival's Film Awards Gala, will receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of the Stars during Mary Hart Weekend in December.
Hart will receive her star near the Sonny Bono Statue in front of Plaza Mercado on 155 S. Palm Canyon Drive at 3 p.m. on December 7. The event is free and open to the public.
In a statement, Hart said, "It has been an incredible honor to spend 30 years with Entertainment Tonight and 16 years as Mistress of Ceremonies for the Palm Springs International Film Festival's Film Awards Gala. I am so grateful to receive such wonderful recognition in Palm Springs and I can't wait to celebrate this exciting milestone and the joy of the holiday season with my family, friends and the entire Coachella Valley!"
After the ceremony, she will serve as Celebrity Grand Marshal for the 27th Annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade.
Hart spent 30 years anchoring Entertainment Tonight and is listed in the Guinbess Book of World Records as the longest serving entertainment news host.
In 2017, Hart received the Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award. She was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 1999.