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[02/01/07 - 06:27 PM]
Oscar(R).com Kicks Off the 79th Annual Academy Awards(R) with Exclusive "Sneak Peek" Oscar Coverage and More Video Than Ever Before
The awards' official site will provide movie fans with "more video than ever before, including exclusive behind-the-scenes content, a sneak peek into Oscar preparations, as well as online sweepstakes and interactive games."

[via press release from ABC]

OSCAR�.COM KICKS OFF THE 79TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS� WITH EXCLUSIVE �SNEAK PEEK� OSCAR COVERAGE AND MORE VIDEO THAN EVER BEFORE

Features Include Ellen DeGeneres� Weekly Video Diary, �Road to the Oscars�� Coverage, Thank You Cam, Fashion Reporting and Commentary, Two Exclusive Online Sweepstakes Promotions, as well as Interactive Games

With Hollywood�s most celebrated night only a month away, Oscar.com, the official site for the 79th Academy Awards, will provide movie fans with more video than ever before, including exclusive behind-the-scenes content, a sneak peek into Oscar preparations, as well as online sweepstakes and interactive games.

During Oscar Week, February 19 through 24, Oscar.com will feature behind-the-scenes video diaries from Ellen DeGeneres as she prepares to host the telecast.

Hosted by Allyson Waterman and Greg Vaughan (star of ABC�s �General Hospital�), �Road to the Oscars� will cover the events that take place during the weeks leading up to the Academy Awards, including footage from pre-Oscar events, interviews and post-show coverage. �Road to the Oscars� will feature four weekly shows beginning January 25, and a daily show from February 19 through 26.

New to Oscar.com this year is a Q&A section with the nominees in which they answer intriguing questions. Fans will be surprised by the nominees� candor and the insight this provides in getting to know them better. Also new is the �Thank You Cam,� where fans can see the first exclusive comments from the winners as they leave the stage with their Oscar statuette.

Tom Julian, Oscar.com�s official fashion trend analyst, will give fans an up close and personal look into red carpet style with exclusive one-on-one visits with fashion designers. Julian will also take fans back in time with the �Evolution of Style� page.

In addition Oscar.com will launch two exclusive promotions, �Find the 79s� and �Predict the Winners.� A watch-and-win contest, viewers can tune in during the live show to look for hidden �79s� placed throughout the telecast. At the end of the telecast, viewers may log on to Oscar.com and submit a list of where the symbols appeared for a chance to win great prizes. �Predict the Winners� offers fans a chance to test their skills on their Oscar� predictions. On Oscar.com fans may follow along with printable ballots.

Users can also log on on Monday, February 26 to watch backstage interview footage with the winners of the 79th Academy Awards.

Furthermore, fans can visit Oscar.com for interactive games, including �Your Perfect Oscar Date,� which allows players to determine which celebrities would make their perfect Oscar night date. And �Which Character Are You?� will keep players guessing about which memorable movie character they are most similar to.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2006 will be presented on Sunday, February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network at 5:00 p.m., PT (8:00 p.m., ET), beginning with a half-hour arrivals segment, �Road to the Oscars.�

About Oscar.com

Oscar.com, the official site of the Academy Awards�, is developed and executed by Disney-ABC TV Group's digital media team, a group committed to launching digital products and working with strategic partners in the digital media space to make high-quality, informative and entertaining content available to consumers whenever and wherever they choose. Oscar.com provides movie fans with exclusive Oscar coverage, featuring nominee biographies, style and fashion news, and original video commentary.





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