EPIX PRESENTS "AND THE ENVELOPE PLEASE..."
INTERVIEWS FEATURING CASTS AND CREWS FROM THIS YEAR'S OSCAR CONTENDERS AS PART OF THE ENVELOPE SCREENING SERIES
Encore Presentation Interviews to Run During Academy's Voting Week and Award Weekend
New York, NY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 - Premium entertainment network EPIX will celebrate the Academy Awards with aseries of programs and films devoted to all things Oscar. And the Envelope Please..., a series in collaboration with the Los Angeles Times, featuring panel interviews with casts and crews of this year's Oscar hopefuls, moderated by writers from the Los Angeles Times. The 30-minute encore presentations will air on EPIX between February 17 and 24, Academy voting week. For more information visit http://www.epix.com/envelope-screening-series/.
The complete And the Envelope Please... schedule is below. All times are EST.
2/17 at 9:45pm: Nebraska (Alexander Payne, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk; Mark Olsen moderated by Mark Olsen)
2/18 at 10:00pm: Lone Survivor (Peter Berg, Mark Wahlberg, Emile Hirsch, Marcus Luttrell; moderated by John Horn)
2/19 at 9:30pm: American Hustle (David O. Russell, moderated by Steve Zeitchik)
2/20 at 9:45pm: August Osage County (John Wells, Tracy Letts, Margo Martindale, Chris Cooper, Julianne Nicholson, moderated by Rebecca Keegan)
2/21 at 10:30pm: Saving Mr. Banks (John Lee Hancock, Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, BJ Novak, Jason Schwartzman, Bradley Whitford, moderated by Rebecca Keegan)
2/22 at 9:45pm: 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong'o, Alfre Woodard, Sean Bobbitt, moderated by John Horn)
2/23 at 10:00pm: Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass, Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, moderated by Rebecca Keegan)
2/24 at 9:45pm: Director's Roundtable (J.C. Chandor, All Is Lost; Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips; John Lee Hancock, Saving Mr. Banks; Nicole Holofcener, Enough Said; Spike Jonze, Her; and Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave, moderated by John Horn)
During Academy Awards weekend, March 1-2, EPIX will feature Academy Award-winning classics, such as Breakfast at Tiffany's and Roman Holiday, as well as modern day classics, including Capote, Fargo and Dirty Dancing.
The EPIX Academy Award Winners Weekend will air on the following days and times:
6am: The Envelope Screening Series: 2013 Directors Roundtable
7am: Breakfast at Tiffany's
9am: Roman Holiday
11am:The Envelope Screening Series: Saving Mr. Banks
1:30pm: Dirty Dancing
3:15pm The Envelope Screening Series: 12 Years A Slave
3:45pm A Fish Called Wanda
12:15am - Dirty Dancing
2:00am - Capote
4:00am: Gods & Monsters
5:50am: The Envelope Screening Series: American Hustle
6:10am: Dirty Dancing
7:50am: The Envelope Screening Series: Nebraska
8:10am: True Grit (1969)
10:20am: The Envelope Screening Series: August Osage County
5:05pm The Envelope Screening Series: Captain Phillips
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