Sherri Shepherd to co-host Oscar preshow

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

 As Barbara Walters steps back, "The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd steps up - to the red carpet for ABC's preshow on Sunday. She will co-host "Oscars Red Carpet ... 2010," from 8 to 8:30 p.m. with Jess Cagle and Kathy Ireland.

He is the managing editor of Entertainment Weekly and former executive editor of People and West Coast senior editor for Time. Model-turned-mogul Ireland has become one of the most influential women in home and fashion design, with annual sales reported by Forbes of $1.4 billion.

The 82nd Academy Awards will start at 8:30 p.m. Sunday with hosts Billy Crystal and Alec Baldwin at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

Shepherd is also among the cast of "Precious," which seems certain to win an Oscar for supporting actress Mo'Nique.



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