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20/20
Air Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: "Mad About Oscar with Katie Couric"
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"MAD ABOUT OSCAR(R) WITH KATIE COURIC"

A Star-Studded Special Edition of "20/20" Airs Wednesday, February 20 on ABC

ABC has your VIP ticket to experience a first in the history of the Academy Awards: Katie Couric takes movie fans of all ages inside the vast Oscar(R) archives to witness the greatest moments in the show's history and to see rare behind-the-scenes footage and home movies of some of Hollywood's most iconic stars. Several of this year's nominees like Bradley Cooper, Sally Field, Jennifer Lawrence and Denzel Washington, and stars including Billy Crystal, Marisa Tomei, Whoopi Goldberg, Cuba Gooding, Jr., as well as Dawn Hudson, Academy CEO, all help Couric celebrate the Oscars(R). "Mad About Oscar with Katie Couric," a Special Edition of "20/20," airs WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.

The special will feature the most memorable and moving Oscar acceptance speeches of all time, the most hilarious monologue moments, unscripted and surprising Oscar moments, and the red carpet fashions. Also, with unprecedented access to the Oscar vault at the Pickford Center in Hollywood, the broadcast features recently unearthed early film of Hollywood legend Lucille Ball; unique behind-the-scenes footage of Marilyn Monroe shot during the filming of "The Misfits," "Bus Stop" and "The Prince and the Showgirl"; and rare home film shot behind the scenes of "Gone with the Wind".

John Green is the executive producer of "Mad About Oscar with Katie Couric," which is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.

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20/20 (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/78 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
36 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's 37th) on 5/13/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2014) The ABC News primetime news magazine "20/20" has distinguished itself as one of the most esteemed programs in broadcast journalism. Celebrating its 36th anniversary this season, "20/20" continues to combine hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories. The program is anchored by award-winning journalists Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir. For over three decades "20/20" has offered viewers reports and stories that have changes lives.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Elizabeth Vargas as Anchor
· John Stossel as Anchor
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Sloan as EP
GENRE(S):
· newsmagazine
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC News