Nearly three years after a bombshell tape almost ended his career, the veteran TV host has a new show—and a new outlook on life
LESSONS LEARNED “I had the opportunity to grow,” says Bush (at the Extra Extra office in Burbank on May 2). “Facing adversity in some way is good.”

Billy Bush is excited. He gestures animatedly, frequently jumping up from his seat as he describes his new venture, as the host and producer of Extra Extra, a revitalized entertainment news show that will replace the syndicated program Extra. “I’m ready for this,” says the veteran anchor. “This is the next step.”

It was just more than two years ago when the former Access Hollywood anchor, beloved for his lighthearted approach to interviews, was in the depths of despair after an

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