KELLY RIPA AND MICHAEL STRAHAN WILL WELCOME OSCAR(R) HOST NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, CHART TOPPER FLO RIDA AND THE PROFESSIONAL DANCERS FROM "DANCING WITH THE STARS" TO "LIVE'S AFTER OSCAR SHOW"
"LIVE's" Annual Post-Oscar Tradition Continues
Monday Morning, February 23, 2015
Live at 9:00 a.m., ET
NEW YORK, NY - February 18, 2015 - "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" will continue its awards season tradition with the fourth edition of "LIVE's After Oscar(R) Show," airing live in national syndication on Monday, February 23, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., ET. And the hosts have announced some of the names who will join them as they broadcast live from the magnificent Dolby Theatre(R) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R).
Mere hours after the festivities have wrapped on the same stage, thousands of fans will fill the venue for an action-packed hour celebrating all things Oscar, from the A-list personalities to the incredible fashions, star-studded red carpet and backstage excitement. Each year, Oscar-winning actors and filmmakers have celebrated their wins live on-air the next morning with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan. 2015 will see another stellar line-up of talent stopping by, plus "LIVE's" exclusive backstage interviews with presenters and winners. In addition, after teaming with Ripa in 2012 for "LIVE's" first "After Oscar Show," 2015 Oscar host NEIL PATRICK HARRIS will return to the broadcast, sharing highlights from Oscar Sunday.
The show will kick-off with a fantastic production number featuring the talented professional dancers from "Dancing with the Stars," which premieres its 10 Year Anniversary Season on March 16th. Chart-topping Hip Hop artist FLO RIDA will perform a medley of his hits, including his most recent, "G.D.F.R." And "LIVE's" Oscar Fashion panel will return to recap the best of the nights' gowns, suits, shoes and jewelry, with "E!" personality MARIA MENOUNOS, CARSON KRESSLEY and "LIVE" Fashion Guy LAWRENCE ZARIAN.
Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2014 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre(R) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R) and televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m., ET/4 p.m., PT. The Oscars, produced by Zadan and Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
About The Academy
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world's preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards - in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners - the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies. You can follow the Academy at www.oscars.org; www.facebook.com/TheAcademy; www.youtube.com/Oscars and www.twitter.com/TheAcademy.
About "LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is distributed in national syndication by Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. Produced by WABC-TV in New York and executive produced by Michael Gelman, "LIVE" airs in more than 200 markets across the U.S. Visit "LIVE" on the web at LIVEKellyandMichael.com, on Facebook, or follow "LIVE" on Twitter and Instagram, @KellyandMichael.