NBC TO AIR LIVE "66TH PRIMETIME EMMY (R) RED CARPET SPECIAL" PRIOR TO EMMY AWARDS TELECAST
Half-Hour Program Is Set for 7:30 P.M. ET Monday, Aug. 25, Hosted by "Access Hollywood's" Billy Bush
Shaun Robinson to Serve as Entertainment Reporter and Louise Roe as Style Reporter
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - July 11, 2014 - NBC has scheduled the half-hour live program "66th Primetime Emmy (R) Red Carpet Special" immediately preceding the network's three-hour broadcast of the Emmy Awards.
The special will air Monday, Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. ET and be hosted by "Access Hollywood" anchor Billy Bush
Shaun Robinson, also from "Access Hollywood," will serve as entertainment reporter and U.K. personality Louise Roe as style reporter.
The three will interview nominees and other celebrities as they make their way into the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live for the "66th Primetime Emmy Awards."
Bush joined "Access Hollywood," which is currently in its 18th season, in 2001, and has anchored the show since 2009. He has covered all the major awards, as well as the Olympic Games, and also co-hosts the daytime entertainment news talk show "Access Hollywood Live."
Robinson, who is the weekend co-anchor and correspondent for "Access Hollywood," is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and author. She has contributed reports for NBC News' "Today," MSNBC, CNN and "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams."
As an actress, Robinson has appeared in several films and television series, including "Bruce Almighty," "America's Sweethearts," "Dr. Dolittle 2," "Everybody Hates Chris," "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and "Charmed."
Roe is the host of MTV International's "Plain Jane," a reality makeover show that airs in 66 countries. In 2013, Roe also hosted NBC's competition show "Fashion Star," and co-hosted Style network's first ever live show, "Style Pop."
She is a regular fashion correspondent on the red carpet during awards season and co-hosted "Access Hollywood's" Golden Globes and Oscar coverage in recent years.
The "66th Primetime Emmy Red Carpet Special" will be produced by "Access Hollywood" and the show's executive producer, Rob Silverstein.
More details on the program will be announced closer to the Emmy Awards.