She has covered such events as The Oscars, The Emmys, The Grammys, and The Golden Globe Awards, as well as co-hosting a number of pre-shows/arrivals for The Emmys and the Golden Globes. She co-hosted the Miss USA 2006 pageant with Drew Lachey, the Miss Universe 2006 pageant with Carlos Ponce, and the Miss USA 2007 pageant with Tim Vincent.O'Dell co-hosted the Miss USA and Miss Universe competitions in 20. O'Dell appeared in minor roles in the television series Charmed (season 1 finale and season 5 premiere).
She also appeared on the Fox sitcom Brothers, and in the same year she and Maria Menounos guest co-hosted WWE Raw on October 12.
O'Dell was to participate in the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars, paired with professional dancer Tony Dovolani, but had to withdraw before the season started after injuring her knee during training; her replacement was Melissa Rycroft.
In 2009, O'Dell hosted NBC's pre-show for the 66th Annual Golden Globes with Tiki Barber and Brooke Burke.
She portrayed herself in the Hannah Montana season three episode "Cheat It".
Nancy O' Dell is a television host as well as an entertainment journalist who has been known for being the co-anchor of the entertainment show Entertainment Tonight.
Synopsis Nancy O' Dell made her name in the entertainment fraternity after being called upon to be the co-anchor of the show Entertainment Tonight since 2011.She then worked in the WCBD-TV as a crime reporter and morning news anchor before joining the WTVJ of the NBC in the year 1993.She was the entertainment reporter for the show A Current Affair there.In 1990, in the Miss South Carolina USA pageant, she finished 1st runner-up to Gina Tolleson, who became the 1st runner up in Miss USA 1990 before winning Miss World that year.O'Dell began her broadcast career as a reporter and anchor at WPDE-TV in her home town of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.She has also been the winner of the Miss South Carolina present.