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Lara Spencer has signed a multi-year deal to be the sole host of the syndicated entertainment news series The Insider beginning in the fall. Along with the hosting duties, Spencer will move to Los Angeles, where the show will be based. The show will also appear in high definition starting in September. Pat O'Brien, who has cohosted the series for several years with Spencer, temporarily left the show in February to continue rehab. He will return to the show in the fall as an L.A.-based correspondent. - J.R. Whalen