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[02/17/17 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Counts Down to Oscar(R) Sunday from Morning till Night with Special Episodes of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Speechless," "Good Morning America" and "The Chew," Beginning Monday, February 20
On "Speechless": When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC COUNTS DOWN TO OSCAR(R) SUNDAY FROM MORNING TILL NIGHT WITH SPECIAL EPISODES OF 'JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE,' 'SPEECHLESS,' 'GOOD MORNING AMERICA' AND 'THE CHEW,' BEGINNING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, ON ABC

BEST OF 'JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS(R)' SPECIALS AIRING ALL WEEK LEADING UP TO OSCAR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20-24

MAYA AND JIMMY HOST A PARTY TO CELEBRATE HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST NIGHT, ON 'SPEECHLESS,' WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

'GOOD MORNING AMERICA''S ROBIN ROBERTS AND LARA SPENCER REPORT LIVE FROM LOS ANGELES AND FEATURE OSCAR HOST, JIMMY KIMMEL

'THE CHEW' IS THROWING AN OSCARS EXTRAVAGANZA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Leading up to the 89th Oscars, ABC is getting viewers ready for the biggest night in Hollywood by featuring a marathon of "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" and Oscar-themed episodes of "Speechless," "Good Morning America" and "The Chew."

A best of marathon of "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" specials will kick things off and air every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EST, the week of February 20-24. "Speechless" will air an original Oscars-themed episode Wednesday, February 22, at 8:30-9:00 p.m. EST. "Good Morning America" will have Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer reporting live from Los Angeles and special sit-down interview with Jimmy Kimmel. Finally, "The Chew" will get viewers ready for Oscar Sunday with a fun-filled episode featuring ideas for the perfect Oscar party and their predictions on the night's biggest winners on Friday, February 24, at 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. PST; check local listings.

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, February 26, on The ABC Television Network, at 7:00 p.m. EST/4:00 p.m. PST.

Following are the episodes scheduled to air:

"Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars"

Monday, February 20 (OAD: 3/7/2010) 1. Robert Downey Jr. 2. Keith Urban and "Handsome Men's Club" comedy bit featuring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey

Tuesday, February 21 (OAD: 2/27/2011) 1. Tom Hanks 2. CeeLo Green and Oscar winner Tom Hanks in "Toddlers in Tiaras" comedy bit

Wednesday, February 22 (OAD: 2/26/2012) 1. Oprah Winfrey 2. Coldplay, Jimmy pitches OWN show ideas to Oprah and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" comedy bit "Movie: The Movie" featuring Oscar winners: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, George Clooney, Christoph Waltz, Charlize Theron and Matt Damon

Thursday, February 23 (OAD: 2/22/2015) 1. John Travolta and "The Kimmel School of Perfect Acting" parts 1 & 2 featuring Oscar winners Eddie Redmayne, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Bridges, Lupita Nyong'o, Sean Penn and Matt Damon

Friday, February 24 (OAD: 2/28/2016) 1. Ben Affleck 2. Matt Damon and "Trumped" featuring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick

"Speechless"

Wednesday, February 22 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST)

"O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY"- When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect. Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not, on "Speechless."

"Good Morning America"

Friday, February 24 (7:00-9:00 a.m. EST)

Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer report live from Los Angeles; plus ABC News' TJ Holmes sits down with Jimmy Kimmel about hosting the Oscars; PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly's Editorial Director Jess Cagle and Marie Claire's Creative Director and "Project Runway's" Nina Garcia with all the red carpet predictions and trends to watch; celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck.

"The Chew"

Friday, February 24 (1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. PST; check local listings)

"Oscar Extravaganza" with recipes for awards-worthy treats at your viewing party; Guest is Bradley Whitford ("Get Out"); the show bestows its own awards, "The Chewies."





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