ABC is calling upon GMA’s Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer to host their pre-Oscar Red Carpet Live show. For the first time, the special will be ninety minutes due to Barbara Walters retiring her annual Oscar special. Following the Oscars and the late local news, Jimmy Kimmel will air his annual post-Oscar show.
Good Morning America anchors Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer, and Jess Cagle, Editor of People and Editorial Director of Entertainment Weekly, return to host the Oscars “Red Carpet Live” show along with actor, model and television host Tyson Beckford. “The Oscars “Red Carpet Live” airs on SUNDAY, MARCH 2 at 7:00 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air immediately following “Red Carpet Live.”
The Oscars “Red Carpet Live” will be produced by Brad Lachman, Michael Seligman will serve as supervising producer and Bill Bracken as coordinating producer. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, producers of the Oscars telecast, are the pre-show’s executive producers.
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar® Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars, produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
The 9th annual “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” airs Sunday, March 2 after the late local news ET/CT and at 10 p.m., PT on ABC. Broadcasting from Disney’s El Capitan Theater located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.’s star-studded Walk of Fame, the studio is just steps away from the Dolby Theater. Past guest appearances on Kimmel’s post-Oscar specials have included Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Ellen DeGeneres, Jessica Chastain, Jude Law, Channing Tatum, John Krasinski, Samuel L. Jackson and many more. Additionally, previous comedy bits featured include the epic trailers for “Movie: The Movie,” which has been viewed over 24 million times on YouTube, the follow-up “Movie: The Movie: 2V” as well as “Toddlers and Tiaras” with Tom Hanks and Kimmel pitching show ideas to Oprah. Last year’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” marked the most-watched post-Oscar telecast in the franchise’s history.