RYAN SEACREST AND GIULIANA RANCIC HOST E!'S "LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDS" THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 4TH
The Network's Extensive Multi-Platform Coverage Begins At 1:00P ET/10:00A PT
Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2018 - As the A-list stars join together to celebrate the biggest films of the year, Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic headline E!'s "Live From The Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards" to bring fans the most spontaneous and genuine interviews with film's biggest stars and nominees. E! will provide viewers with extensive multi-platform coverage from multiple vantage points around the venue as Seacrest covers the red carpet, Giuliana Rancic interviews celebrities from The Roosevelt Hotel, and other E! correspondents takeover Ripley's Believe It or Not! rooftop for a bird's eye view of all the action.
"As the world comes together for Hollywood's biggest night, our preeminent hosts Ryan and Giuliana will once again connect our global audience with all of the action on the red carpet," said Frances Berwick, President, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. "They bring the kind of expertise, credibility and relationships within the Hollywood community that makes E! proud. As always, we support them and their great work... we can't wait to celebrate on Sunday."
The network's extensive coverage begins at 1:00pm ET/10:00am PT with "Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards." The network's second screen live coverage on the E! News app will include an immersive "E! Live 360" experience utilizing the latest state-of-the-art technology enabling fans to enjoy the red carpet like never before. As soon as the ceremony wraps, E! goes one-on-one with the biggest winners and breaks down the major moments of the night including the surprise wins and snubs, the fashion standouts, and the most buzzworthy speeches and performances during the "E! After Party: The 2018 Academy Awards." E! News will have dedicated Oscars coverage leading up to the big night.
Fans can follow every moment as the event unfolds and get exclusive behind-the-scenes content on E! News digital and @enews across social platforms (Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook) as well as @e_news on Snapchat. E! News' popular Snapchat series, "The Rundown" will also return with a special red carpet focused episode on Monday, March 5th. E! News' fan-favorite Instagram Stories will also feature a special edition of Oscars coverage on Sunday, March 4th and Monday, March 5th, delivering E!'s fresh, comedic and quick-pace take on the biggest moments of the night.
1:00pm ET/10:00am PT
"Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards" featuring pop culture personalities Kristin Cavallari, Brad Goreski and Josh Horowitz, along with E! correspondents Kristin Dos Santos, Zuri Hall, Jason Kennedy, Erin Lim, Nina Parker and Morgan Stewart. Performance by Fifth Harmony's Ally Brooke and special appearance by Olympian Gus Kenworthy.
5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT
"E! Live 360" Streams on the E! News app featuring E! correspondent Will Marfuggi, Tan France (Netflix's "Queer Eye"), Jazzmyne Robbins (Buzzfeed) and pop culture expert Sinéad De Vries.
5:00pm ET/ 2:00pm PT
"Live From The Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards" hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, along with Kristin Dos Santos, Zuri Hall and Josh Horowitz.
7:00pm ET/ 4:00pm PT
"Red Carpet Rundown: Oscars 2018" featuring Ryan Seacrest, Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, celebrity stylist Jason Bolden, and Elaine Welteroth (Journalist and former Editor-in-Chief of "Teen Vogue").
11:30pm ET/ 11:00pm PT (Immediately following Oscars)
"E! After Party: The 2018 Academy Awards" featuring Jason Bolden, Zuri Hall, Nina Parker, Brendan Schaub, Sibley Scoles and Morgan Stewart, along with appearances by Drew Elliott (Creative Director, "PAPER").
E!'s "Live From The Red Carpet" is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Wilshire Studios. Ryan Seacrest, Gary Snegaroff, Eddie Delbridge, Shaun Smith and Gerry Johnston are executive producers.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. "E! News" airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry" and "WAGS" as well as the network's scripted series "The Royals" and "The Arrangement." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
About Wilshire Studios
Wilshire Studios is the unscripted division of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. Wilshire produces and develops unscripted programming for NBC's Cable Networks, USA, SYFY, Bravo, E! and Oxygen, as well as many outside networks. Wilshire Studios currently has shows in development with many A-list talent and producers including documentary filmmakers Clay Tweel ("Gleason"), Joe Berlinger ("Paradise Lost"), Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick ("The Hunting Ground" and "The Invisible War"), and Errol Morris (Academy Award winning, "The Fog of War"). Wilshire has co-productions with Blumhouse, Zero Point Zero and My Entertainment Productions as well as Buzzfeed and Vox Media. Wilshire Studios produces E!'s signature "Live From The Red Carpet" series and "SYFY Presents Live from Comic-Con." Wilshire has also produced 300 episodes of the dating game show "Baggage" for the Game Show Network. Other credits include "E!'s Look Book," Mysteries and Scandals for Oxygen, and docu-series "E! True Hollywood Story."
About Ryan Seacrest Productions
Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) is an Emmy-winning entertainment production company creating unscripted, scripted and digital programming. RSP produces "E! Live from the Red Carpet" award shows, the E! hit cable series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and its spin-offs, as well as Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset." Additionally, RSP produces "Shades of Blue," a NBC drama series starring Jennifer Lopez, and "Insatiable" for Netflix. The company produced the Emmy Award-winning reality series "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution."