via press release:
ABC NEWS “GOOD MORNING AMERICA” IS HEADED TO HOLLYWOOD
FOR THE OSCARS®
GMA to Broadcast Live from Los Angeles on Monday and Tuesday, March 3rd– 4th
Robin Roberts Reports Live from Inside the Dolby Theatre™ with Her
Interview with Oscar Host Ellen DeGeneres on Friday, February 28th
“Dancing with the Stars” – 2014 Cast Announcement During GMA on Tuesday, March 4th
ABC News “Good Morning America” is heading to Hollywood for the Oscars®. Leading up to Hollywood’s biggest night, GMA will countdown to the awards with daily segments on entertainment news, red carpet fashion trends, and interviews with the nominees. On Wednesday, GMA will broadcast a nationwide sing-a-long of the Oscar-nominated hit song “Let It Go,” from the popular movie “Frozen.” Beginning in Times Square, the sing-a-long will include musician Idina Menzel and surprise cameos from celebrities, You Tube versions from kids around the world, and “Frozen” character’s Princess Elsa and Princess Anna from Disney World. On Thursday, our studio is transformed into popular 70’s nightclub Studio 54 in homage to best picture nominee “American Hustle.” Then, on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, Robin Roberts reports live from inside the Dolby Theatre and has an interview with Ellen DeGeneres on how the second-time Oscar host is preparing for the big night.
On March 2, Sunday’s GMA will broadcast live reports from ABC News entertainment correspondent Chris Connelly and Rachel Smith on the red carpet outside the Hollywood & Highland Center®. Later that night, Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer will co-host “Oscar’s Red Carpet Live” with Jess Cagle, Editorial Director or PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly, along with actor, model, and television host Tyson Beckford. This extended 90-minute pre-show, the only official red carpet event, will air on ABC at 7:00pm ET.
On Monday, March 3, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer, Josh Elliott and Ginger Zee will anchor live from Los Angeles, showcasing all the highlights, plus exclusive interviews with some of the celebration’s big winners. Multi-Grammy winning musician John Legend will perform live in our studio after singing at last night’s star-studded Governors Ball. “Dancing with the Stars” professional dancer Derek Hough will dazzle the audience with his renowned choreography. Additionally, Brooke Burke-Charvet will join the team with behind-the-scenes dish from the red carpet, plus the fashion experts will weigh in on the night’s red carpet hits and misses. Comedian DL Hughley brings us inside some of Hollywood’s exclusive after parties and model Camila Alves shows viewers how she got ready for her big night on the red carpet.
Then on Tuesday, March 4, GMA will exclusively reveal the new “Dancing with the Stars” celebrity cast in front of a live audience. Co-anchor Lara Spencer will report live from Los Angeles with “Dancing with the Stars” co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews as the hit reality competition show celebrates its 18th season.
ABC News Digital:
ABCNews.com and Goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo will offer complete coverage of all-things Oscars, including interviews with the nominees, a look at how the stars are readying for the red carpet, and full Oscar fashion, beauty, entertaining guides. ABC News Entertainment Editor Lesley Messer will be live in Los Angeles with behind-the-scenes highlights and complete coverage from the Oscars. Get behind-the-scenes details and commentary on the biggest moments of the night on our live blog on Oscar Sunday.
Complete Oscar coverage available at: http://gma.yahoo.com/oscars/
Additionally, viewers can get in the game and play ABCNews.com’s Best Oscar Movie Bracket Challenge, ranking the Best Picture winners from the past 64 years. Set your pick for the championship round and the winner will be announced on 2/27. http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/fullpage/best-picture-time-oscar-bracket-abc-news-21639617
NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will be providing full coverage of the Oscars for ABC affiliates. ABC News correspondents Brandi Hitt and Akiko Fujita will be offering preview stories and live reports from the Red Carpet on Friday afternoon, all day Sunday, and Monday morning. NewsOne will also be offering live feeds, satellite interviews with ABC News Entertainment Correspondent David Blaustein, and other content to help affiliates promote the broadcast.
ABC News Radio:
ABC News Radio plans extensive coverage of the 2014 Oscars. ABC News Radio Entertainment correspondents Jason Nathanson and David Blaustein will be reporting from the Red Carpet and backstage on Oscar Sunday, March 2. ABC News Radio will also be providing one-minute updates twice an hour on Oscar Sunday from 8:20pm ET through 12:20am ET
“Good Morning America” is a two-hour, live program anchored by Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos. Josh Elliott is the news anchor, Lara Spencer is lifestyle anchor and Ginger Zee is the meteorologist. Tom Cibrowski is the senior executive producer. The morning news program airs MONDAY-FRIDAY (7:00-9:00 a.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.