Login Form

Hosts Announced For “The Oscars® Backstage” on OSCAR.COM

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

This year's "The Oscars® Backstage" on Oscar.com, which is the ultimate second screen experience for fans watching the show will be hosted by a multi-talented group of TV personalities. A live feed of the Director's Cut will be distributed via ABC News, AOL, Yahoo and Comcast Xfinity.

Actor/writer/producer Orlando Jones, actress and TV personality Diane Mizota, actor Matt Shively, film critic and entertainment reporter Ben Lyons, and entertainment and sports reporter Chris Connelly. The director's cut from the best of the live backstage cameras will also be available on ABCNews.com, AOL, Comcast Xfinity and Yahoo. 

Presented again this year by Samsung, "The Oscars® Backstage" allows fans to choose from four channels that will pull from more than 20 live cameras strategically placed on the red carpet and backstage at the Dolby Theatre®, providing fans with insider views into the most memorable moments of the night.

Pre-show channels include: Director's Cut, Arrivals, Fashion and Red Carpet. During the show, the channels are Director's Cut (including the popular Thank You cam), Audience, Backstage and Press Rooms.

Jones ("Sleepy Hollow," "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," "MadTV") and Access Hollywood Live's #MyStyleFinds Mizota will host "The Director's Cut" feeds during both the pre-show and awards telecast.  Shively (ABC's "The Real O'Neal's") will report from the fan bleachers on the red carpet with The Players' Tribune Chief Correspondent Ben Lyons reporting from behind-the-scenes. 

"Good Morning America" and ESPN contributing editor Chris Connelly is returning as the official greeter of The Oscars red carpet, which includes welcoming nominees, presenters and performers to the show.

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

 

FOLLOW THE ACADEMY
www.oscars.org
www.facebook.com/TheAcademy
www.youtube.com/Oscars
www.twitter.com/TheAcademy

 

Haute Tease

  • Montague Gallery, a San Francisco Contemporary Fine Art House, Presents PRIMA VISTA by Lino Tagliapietra

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Legendary Italian glassblower, widely considered the best in the world, Lino Tagliapietra's inaugural exhibition Prima Vista will be held in conjunction with the grand opening of Montague Gallery located at 445A Sutter Street in San Francisco.

     
  • LA Film Festival Announces Winners and Thanks Its Generous Sponsors

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, announced the winners of the 2017 Festival at the Awards Reception presided over by Festival Director Jennifer Cochis and Film Independent President Josh Welsh.   

  • The Lighthouse, 2017 BAFTA Winner, Acquired by Uncork'd; Theatrical Release Summer 2018

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Uncork'd Entertainment has acquired the U.S and Canadian rights to award-winning survival thriller The Lighthouse, and plans for a Summer 2018 theatrical release. Visually stunning, The Lighthouse was awarded the 2017 BAFTA for Visual Effects, a significant victory for the indie film.  

  • Kino Lorber Acquires All US Rights to Philippe Faucon’s Fatima; Film Receives Prix Louis-Delluc award and Places in Top Four French Cesar Awards Categories

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Kino Lorber is proud to announce the acquisition of all U.S. rights to Philippe Faucon's Fatima, the critically acclaimed drama based on the experiences of North African writer Fatima Elayoubi in France.  

  • Antelope Audio Zodiac Platinum DSD DAC: Combining Evolutionary and Revolutionary Innovations for a Perfected Listening Experience

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Las Vegas, NV, January 8, 2014 — Yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show, leading digital audio manufacturer Antelope Audio [CES: Venetian, suite 29-227] unveiled its highly anticipated Zodiac Platinum DSD DAC/headphone amplifier. With its revolutionary DSD upsampling capabilities and unique 10 MHz clocking input, the Zodiac Platinum helps listeners realize unprecedented detail and transparency, enabling them to get closer than ever before to original studio recordings.

     
  • Olivier Assayas To Write and Direct “Wasp Network” For RT Features And CG Cinema

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    RT Features and CG Cinema announced Olivier Assayas will write and direct Wasp Network, which is based on Fernando Morais’ book, The Last Soldiers of the Cold War.  RT Features’ Rodrigo Teixeira will produce alongside CG Cinema’s Charles Gillibert.   

  • Academy Announces Key Dates For The OSCARS®

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 87th Oscars.  The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar®Sunday, February 22, 2015.