ABC to Present 'Oscar Sunday' Celebration of ACADEMY AWARDS, 2/26
ABC is the home for OSCAR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26. Celebrate Oscar Sunday with exclusive coverage of the 84th Academy Awards and a day-long celebration of the movies on Hollywood's biggest night, beginning with "Good Morning America" and ending with Oscar host Billy Crystal on "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards."
Oscar Sunday coverage all leads up to the main event, "THE 84th ACADEMY AWARDS" live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, with Oscar.com giving you a VIP pass behind the scenes at the Oscars throughout the day.
PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS FOR ABC'S OSCAR SUNDAY (in order of airtime):
"GOOD MORNING AMERICA" kicks off Oscar Sunday with live reports from ABC News correspondent Chris Connelly on the red carpet outside the Kodak Theatre. *Check local listings.
"ON THE RED CARPET," hosted by Rachel Smith and Chris Balish, takes you behind the scenes of the biggest night in Hollywood and features a special report from KABC Entertainment reporter George Pennacchio from Chicago, where the Oscar statuettes are created. *Syndicated in select markets. Check local listings.
"ON THE RED CARPET AT THE OSCARS" features Rachel Smith and George Pennacchio LIVE on the red carpet welcoming this year's Academy Award nominees to the Kodak Theatre. Cameron Mathison asks the stars your Facebook and Twitter questions, and reporters Tina Malave and Lawrence Zarian use the power of Trendrr to track what is red hot, right now. Fashion expert Roshumba Williams joins Michelle Tuzee on the fashion skyway above the red carpet to critique the red carpet couture. *Syndicated in select markets. 1:30 p.m., PT/4:30 p.m., ET.
"OSCARS RED CARPET LIVE" -- Watch unparalleled coverage of Hollywood's most glamorous and prestigious red carpet and enjoy unrivaled backstage access on "Oscar's Red Carpet Live," presented at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center(R) and televised live by the ABC Television Network. Brian Grazer, Don Mischer, Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare are executive producers. 4:00 p.m., PT/7:00 p.m., ET.
"THE 84th ACADEMY AWARDS(R)" - Billy Crystal returns for his ninth time as host of "The 84th Academy Awards," celebrating the outstanding film achievements of 2011, televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries worldwide. Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz and the cast of "Bridesmaids" are among the presenters. The 84th Academy Awards telecast producers are Brian Grazer and Don Mischer. 5:30 p.m., PT/8:30 p.m., ET.