E! DELIVERS EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE BIGGEST NIGHT IN FILM WHEN "LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2016 ACADEMY AWARDS" AIRS ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH
E! Hosts Ryan Seacrest, Giuliana Rancic and the Entire E! Team Deliver The Magic Of the Oscars Through "Countdown to the Red Carpet," "Live From the Red Carpet" and "E! After Party" LIVE Sunday, February 28th Beginning at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT
"E! News" Covers The Big Event from All Angles: In Real Time on E! Online, Along With Full Coverage The Following Night On "E! News" Monday, February 29th at 7:00pm and 11:00pm ET/PT
"Fashion Police" Co-Hosts Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski, Along with 2016 Special Co-Host Margaret Cho and Guest Co-Host Tim Gunn, Take On the Star-Studded Show's Major Fashion Moments On Monday, February 29th at 8:00p ET/PT
LOS ANGELES, CA - February 24, 2016 - This Sunday, the biggest names in film join together to celebrate the 88th annual Academy Awards alongside hosts Ryan Seacrest, Giuliana Rancic and the rest of E!'s "Live From the Red Carpet" team who will be on-hand to bring the most extensive, multi-platform coverage of the high-profile event. Kicking off Sunday, February 28th at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT, E! will deliver the most surprising and memorable celebrity interviews, candid behind-the-scenes moments and unforgettable fashion live on-air, online and on social to pop culture fans around the globe.
E!'s "Countdown To The Red Carpet" will start the day with four hours of pre-show coverage talking about all things Oscars, featuring Giuliana Rancic, E! News co-anchors Jason Kennedy and Maria Menounos, Brad Goreski, Chanel Iman, Ross Mathews, Dave Karger, Zanna Roberts Rassi and Zuri Hall. Then host Ryan Seacrest hits this most famous red carpet for fascinating, authentic and always surprising interviews with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood during "Live From the Red Carpet." Giuliana Rancic and Zanna Roberts Rassi are joined by Kris Jenner and Ashley Graham to deliver all the latest updates and breaking news, while Ross Mathews and Zuri Hall report from E!'s skybox. And finally, E!'s red carpet team rounds out the night with the "E! After Party," featuring a roundtable discussion of the night's biggest news and fashion, and live coverage from the Vanity Fair party and the Governor's Ball.
E!'s extensive multi-platform coverage boasts the returns of the Snapchat "Glam Snaps," where E!'s Style Collective, which includes some of the biggest names in the beauty industry, will provide instant how-to's of the hottest celebrity looks of the night. Plus @girlwithnojob and @betches are back once again to create Memes out of the red carpet's most noteworthy moments. And E!'s engaged, pop culture-loving viewers can also chat about their red carpet experience in real-time with the E! hosts and fellow fans through Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for a chance for their posts to be read on-air or online.
The next night, continue the Oscars celebrations with a special edition of "E! News," followed by Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, Margaret Cho and Tim Gunn hilariously recapping and reviewing all of the night's fashions and over-the-top ensembles on "Fashion Police."
Fans around the world have never been this connected to the red carpet as "E! News" presents 24/7 coverage across all platforms for a 360 degree look and minute-to-minute updates from this highly-anticipated Hollywood event. Pop culture fans can take part in all of the action at E! Online, on the E! Online mobile app, @eonline across social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope), as well as @stylecollective and @E_News on Snapchat. E! Online (www.eonline.com) will feature all the up-to-the-minute news, interviews, photos, style and beauty breakdowns, videos and social action from the event as it happens. Plus, the incredibly popular instagrammers, @girlwithnojob and @betches, give their own hilarious Oscar commentary through Memes on the site.
Additionally E!'s digital content team will bring exclusive behind-the-scenes Oscar show moments that you won't see on TV through E!'s "Live From the Red Carpet Livestream." Hosted by E! News' Jason Kennedy and Carissa Loethen, who will be joined by film expert Dave Karger and stylist Brittany Hampton, this show will air during commercial breaks throughout E!'s star-studded pre-show at www.eonline.com on Sunday, February 28th starting at 5:25pm ET/2:25pm PT.
Across social, catch every moment as the event unfolds and get exclusive behind-the-scenes content on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook using the hashtag #Eredcarpet and on Snapchat using the handle @e_news. Snapchat followers will receive "Glam Snaps" in which E! Style Collective experts will reveal full breakdowns of a celebrity's most sought after red carpet looks. Plus, E!'s on-air coverage will feature social content from celebrities, E! talent, and of course, the fans, chatting about the show in real-time.
And on Monday, February 29th at 7:00 and 11:00pm ET/PT, E! News' Jason Kennedy and Maria Menounos, along with the entire E! News team, will break down all of the night's biggest headlines - from the red carpet moments you didn't see to the backstage interviews, parties, and more!
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH
"Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2016 Oscars" Airs at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT
As the stars get ready to step onto the carpet, E!'s Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, Ross Mathews, Chanel Iman, Jason Kennedy, Maria Menounos, Dave Karger, Zanna Roberts Rassi and Zuri Hall will once again deliver all the insider style and Oscar day scoop - discussing the nominees, the front runners, celebrity news and fashion predictions.
During Countdown, Joy Mangano, the inventor/businesswoman whose story was brought to life by Jennifer Lawrence in the Oscar-nominated film "Joy," will stop by to do a live interview to talk about what this experience has been like for her. Plus, WWE Divas and stars of E!'s hit series "Total Divas" Brie Bella, Natalya and Paige go head-to-head against Todd Chrisley and two of his family members from USA's beloved, break-out reality show "Chrisley Knows Best," in an epic Oscars trivia game. Olivia Culpo will appear to give some lucky fans fabulous makeovers, and Olivia Holt will get a Colorscope Manicure - a technique that matches your astrology readings to a custom manicure. And during the show, Daniel Franzeze, who co-starred with Oscar-nominee Rachel McAdams in "Mean Girls" does an Oscar edition of a burn book you won't want to miss. And finally, for the third year in a row, "Countdown" will feature Puppy Predictions, this time hosted by the adorable JiffPom.
"Live From The Red Carpet: The 88th Annual Oscars" Airs at 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT
With more cameras than anybody else, the network will once again dominate the red carpet landscape by offering viewers the unparalleled access and a multiplatform viewing experience that fans have come to expect. As the world watches, E!'s host Ryan Seacrest will go one-on-one with some of the biggest stars in film on the red carpet. Joined by Giuliana Rancic, Zanna Roberts Rassi, Kris Jenner and Supermodel Ashley Graham from the Roosevelt Hotel, along with Ross Mathews and Zuri Hall from the exclusive E! Skybox overlooking the limo drop, E!'s team will bring the true magic of the red carpet to viewers around the world - delivering the most genuine celebrity conversations and buzzworthy interviews and capturing every spontaneous moment of the night. And E!'s on-screen "Star Stats" are back to provide new information and additional insight about both the fresh faces on the carpet and the veteran red carpet attendees alike.
"E! After Party: The 88th Annual Oscars" Airs at 11:45pm ET and 8:45pm PT
Once the show wraps, join Ross Mathews, Zanna Roberts Rassi, Dave Karger and Sibley Scoles will cover all the action live. Additionally Will Marfuggi will be on-site live from the exclusive Vanity Fair party and red carpet, while Zuri Hall will be speaking with all the Oscar winners live from the prestigious Governor's Ball as they walk in with statues in hand.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH
"E! News" Airs @ 7:00pm and 11:00pm ET/PT
Following the big event, "E! News'" Jason Kennedy, Maria Menounos and team will break down all of the night's biggest headlines - from the red carpet moments you didn't see to the backstage interviews, parties, and more!
"Fashion Police: The 88th Annual Oscars" Airs @ 8:00p ET/PT
After all the awards have been handed out, the fun continues when the "Fashion Police" report for duty. Co-host and executive producer Melissa Rivers, co-host and consulting producer Giuliana Rancic, and co-host Brad Goreski, along with 2016 special co-host Margaret Cho and guest co-host Tim Gunn, will hilariously break down all of the glitz, glamour and fashion from the 88th annual Oscars as well as the star-studded after parties. Fans can weigh in on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook using the hashtag #FashionPolice.
Through E!'s camera technology, unmatched second screen viewing on digital, mobile and social, and personal relationships with the stars, "Live From the Red Carpet" will truly take fans behind the velvet rope for all of the exciting, spontaneous, and headline-making moments as they happen, and bring viewers the unique and authentic interviews that pop culture fans crave. And catch "E! News" for the latest newsworthy Oscar headlines on Monday, February 29th at 7:00p ET/PT, followed by the laugh-out-loud antics of E!'s "Fashion Police" at 8:00p ET/PT.
Nights like these start with E! when "Live From The Red Carpet: The 88th Annual Academy Awards" airs Sunday, February 28th beginning at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT.
"Live From The Red Carpet" is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Wilshire Studios. Ryan Seacrest, Gary Snegaroff, Eddie Delbridge, and Gerry Johnston are executive producers.
"Fashion Police" is produced by Wilshire Studios. Melissa Rivers, Lisa Bacon and Gary Snegaroff are executive producers.