[02/28/18 - 06:05 AM]
"Oscars(R) Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet" Airs Oscar Sunday, March 4, 6:30 p.m. EST/ 3:30 p.m. PST
Michael Strahan, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sara Haines, Krista Smith and Dave Karger co-host the pre-show special.

[via press release from ABC]


The Only Official Oscars Opening Ceremony Coverage With Exclusive Access to the Red Carpet in Final Hour Leading Up to Award Show

Hosted by Michael Strahan, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sara Haines, Krista Smith and Dave Karger

Airs Oscar Sunday, March 4, 6:30 p.m. EST/ 3:30 p.m. PST on The ABC Television Network

The ABC Television Network and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today "Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet," the ultimate red carpet event and highly anticipated lead-in to the live telecast of the 90th Oscars hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday, March 4. This 90-minute special, hosted by "Good Morning America" co-anchor Michael Strahan, star of ABC's "The Goldbergs" Wendi McLendon-Covey, "The View" co-host Sara Haines, Vanity Fair executive West Coast editor Krista Smith and IMDb special correspondent Dave Karger begins at 6:30 p.m. EST/3:30 p.m. PST on The ABC Television Network and is the only official red carpet event. Additionally, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST (4:00-5:00 p.m. PST), ABC is the only telecast broadcasting live exclusively from the red carpet.

The special features interviews with the nominees, presenters and performers arriving on the red carpet and gives viewers an ultimate insider's view of all the pre-show excitement.

"Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet," is produced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC News Live Events Group.

"The Oscars Opening Ceremony captures the energy and excitement of the red carpet like no other," said 90th Oscars producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. "This year promises to be even better with exclusive interviews and access you won't find anywhere else."

"We challenged ourselves to make this, our fourth consecutive year producing the official Oscars pre-show, the most exciting one yet. From a new, circular stage literally in the middle of the Red Carpet, additional camera angles never seen before and a few surprises planned, we want viewers to feel like they're right in the middle of the action," said executive producer John R. Green.

"Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet" will be executive produced by John R. Green, Michael De Luca, Jennifer Todd, co-executive produced by Morgan Zalkin and directed by Jeff Winn. Marty Pasetta Jr. serves as creative consultant.

The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4, at the Dolby Theatre(R) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R) in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on The ABC Television Network at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. "The Oscars," produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will also be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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[03/18/18 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NCAA Continue Win Streak
The Eye takes home top honors in both adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[03/17/18 - 08:05 PM]
"Will & Grace" Extends Its Triumphant Return with Season Three Pick-Up
In addition, the network has increased the season two order, which will begin again next fall, from 13 to 18 episodes.

[03/17/18 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Scores Another Victory for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Zachary Knighton latest bound for "Magnum, P.I." at CBS; James Davis to round out NBC's "Friends-in-Law"; and David Tennant to join Jennifer Garner in HBO's "Camping."

[03/16/18 - 12:58 PM]
Paramount Network Presents "It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards"
When Wayne Wolfe discovered that infamous serial killer Ed Edwards was his estranged grandfather he became compelled to answer one potentially life-altering question - are killers born, or are they made?

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
USA Network Renews "The Sinner" for Season 2
Season two lures Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) back to his hometown in rural New York to assess an unsettling and heart wrenching crime - parents murdered by their 11-year-old son, with no apparent motive.

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
"Elvis Presley: The Searcher," Two-Part Music Documentary Chronicling His Creative Journey, Debuts April 14 on HBO
The project follows his creative journey from childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

[03/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Jake McDorman and Nik Dodani Join the Cast of "Murphy Brown" When It Returns to CBS
McDorman will play Avery, Murphy's millennial journalist son who is following in his mother's footsteps, perhaps too closely, and has his mother's competitive spirit and quick wit.

[03/16/18 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Gives MacGyver a Run for His Money in All-New Series "Last Outpost"
Backcountry builders Clint Greathouse and Todd Anderson create one-of-a-kind builds, using nothing but recycled parts, out-of-the box creativity, and sheer determination.

[03/16/18 - 09:21 AM]
Food Network Launches New Snapchat Show "Chopped U" Headlined by Lazarus Lynch
New episodes of the six-week show air Sundays on Snapchat's Discover page, and previously released episodes will be available using Snapchat's Search feature.

[03/16/18 - 09:16 AM]
Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn and Lamorne Morris to Star in National Geographic's "Valley of the Boom," Six-Part Limited Series Set in '90s Tech Bubble from STXtv
John Karna, Oliver Cooper and Dakota Shapiro also star in the project.

[03/16/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Tournament Coverage
The Eye's primetime portion leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Reveals Premiere Date and Sneak Peek for "Patrick Melrose"
The Benedict Cumberbatch-led drama will launch on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:55 AM]
Freed's Bakery Serves Up More Show-Stopping Cakes in New Season of "Vegas Cakes"
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Monday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:10 AM]
EPIX Captures Espionage Drama "Deep State"
Starring Mark Strong and Joe Dempsie, the gritty new drama is set to premiere on Sunday, June 17 at 9:00/8:00c.