Oscar news about red carpet hosts and additional presenters

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

From the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: 

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Kristin ChenowethEntertainment Weekly Managing Editor Jess Cagle and “Good Morning America” anchor Lara Spencer today announced they will be hosting the official Oscar pre-show, ”The Oscars Red Carpet Live.”

The show is executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, producers of the Oscar telecast, and produced by Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare for Don Mischer Productions.

The announcement was made via a series of tweets that included the news that “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts will be making a special appearance,

“The Oscars Red Carpet Live” will take place on Oscar Sunday, February 24, in front of the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and be televised live on the ABC Television Network beginning at 7 p.m.

In other news, nominees Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence were added to the list of presenters.blogsethposter214


The red carpet show will also be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.   For more information go to or download the official Oscars app.

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