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Nancy O'Dell will be one of the contestants for DWTS season 8. Learn more about Nancy O'Dell:

Nancy O'DellAccess Hollywood co-anchor
Professional partner: Tony Dovolani

Bio: The co-Anchor of Access Hollywood,Nancy O'Dell hasis contributedthe reportsco-host toof NBC'sthe Todaysyndicated Showentertainment andnewsmagazine Datelineshow NBC.Access BeyondHollywood, coveringalong eventswith suchBilly asBush. TheNancy Oscars,was Theborn Emmys,in TheSouth GrammysCarolina and The Golden Globe Awards, O'Dell has been chosenrepresented bythat NBCstate forin the last1988 eightMiss yearsAmerica to host two of their big annual network broadcasts, The Golden Globes Arrivals Special and The Tournament of Roses Parade.pageant.

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