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[01/30/09 - 02:30 PM]
Barbara Walters Talks to 2009 Academy Award Nominees Anne Hathaway and Mickey Rourke, Teen Sensations the Jonas Brothers, Plus This Year's Host of the Academy Awards, Hugh Jackman, for the 28th Annual Oscar(R) Edition of "The Barbara Walters Special"
The annual special airs on Sunday, February 22 at 7:00/6:00c.

[via press release from ABC]

BARBARA WALTERS TALKS TO 2009 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEES ANNE HATHAWAY AND MICKEY ROURKE, TEEN SENSATIONS THE JONAS BROTHERS, PLUS THIS YEAR'S HOST OF THE ACADEMY AWARDS, HUGH JACKMAN, FOR THE 28TH ANNUAL OSCAR� EDITION OF "THE BARBARA WALTERS SPECIAL"

From breakouts to comebacks, Academy Award nominees Anne Hathaway and Mickey Rourke, Academy Award host Hugh Jackman and teen heart throbs the Jonas Brothers sit down with Barbara Walters for a revealing hour on the 28th annual Oscar� edition of "The Barbara Walters Special." The special airs on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22 at 7:00 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network, and following the broadcast on the west coast.

Critics Choice Award Winner and Oscar� Nominee Anne Hathaway watched her career explode after she landed her role in "The Devil Wears Prada," securing her place as an A-list actress. Now, after a trying personal year, the actress is finding success and serious critical acclaim for her Oscar-nominated role in "Rachel Getting Married."

Golden Globe Award winner Mickey Rourke lets life imitate art with his role in "The Wrester." Just like the character he plays in the movie, Rourke has seen his fair share of ups and downs� and now the actor is enjoying the comeback of the year.

Hugh Jackman, the Australian actor who has played characters ranging from the comic-book hero Wolverine to singer/songwriter Peter Allen, talks to Walters about his latest role hosting the 81st annual Academy Awards.

The Jonas Brothers exploded onto the scene with a top selling tour and a hit album. The International teen sensations discuss their whirlwind year and how they are nurturing their budding career.

The 28th Oscar Night� edition of "The Barbara Walters Special" is a Barwall Production. The Special is produced and directed by Bill Geddie.





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