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Rebecca Budig to co-host 'The Better Show'

Actress Rebecca Budig attends the premiere of the motion picture crime drama Getaway at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on August 26, 2013. Getaway is the gritty, exciting action thriller from Warner Brothers in which former race car driver Brent Magna is pitted against the clock as he commandeers a custom Shelby Super Snake Mustang, taking it and its unwitting owner on a high-speed adventure at the command of a mysterious villain on a race against time to save the life of his kidnapped wife. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Actress Rebecca Budig attends the premiere of the motion picture crime drama "Getaway" at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on August 26, 2013. "Getaway" is the gritty, exciting action thriller from Warner Brothers in which former race car driver Brent Magna is pitted against the clock as he commandeers a custom Shelby Super Snake Mustang, taking it and its unwitting owner on a high-speed adventure at the command of a mysterious villain on a race against time to save the life of his kidnapped wife. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Rebecca Budig is to join J.D. Roberto as co-host of the U.S. syndicated lifestyle program "The Better Show," producers announced Thursday.

The show is to kick off its seventh season Monday. Budig is replacing outgoing co-host Audra Lowe.

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"I am excited for the opportunity to co-host a daily talk show, especially working with J.D.," Budig said in a statement. "I'm always looking to improve my life and the lives of those around me, and 'The Better Show' is the perfect example of a lifestyle show that does just that. It feels great to be a part of something that promotes better, positive living to viewers."

"We are very excited to have Rebecca join us and believe her addition will be a game changer for 'The Better Show,'" said Kieran Clarke, executive vice president and general manager of Meredith Video Studios. "She brings extensive television experience and has a fun, positive attitude that will connect with audiences."

Budig is known for her work on TV's "All My Children," "CSI," "Castle," "How I Met Your Mother" and "Hope & Faith." She also serves as host of HGTV's "Amazing Water Homes" and was the winner of ABC's "Skating with the Stars." She can currently be seen on the big screen opposite Ethan Hawke in "Getaway."

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