via press release:
RYAN SEACREST & GIULIANA RANCIC HOST “LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2015 ACADEMY AWARDS” THIS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND AT 5:30PM ET/2:30PM PT
E!’s Comprehensive Oscar Coverage Features a Day-Long On-Air Event and Unparalleled Up-to-the-Minute Digital Coverage
E!’s “Countdown To The Red Carpet: The 2015 Academy Awards” Kicks Off at 1:30pm ET/ 10:30am PT with Hosts Terrence Jenkins, Catt Sadler, Jason Kennedy, Maria Menounos, and Ross Mathews, along with Fashion Police’s Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne, and Brad Goreski with Film expert Dave Karger and E! Style Collective’s Zanna Roberts Rassi
Join E!’s Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic on “Live from the Red Carpet” at 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT, Kelly Osbourne and Ross Mathews with the Fashion Play-By-Play From E!’s Signature Skybox, And Khloé Kardashian, Dave Karger and Zanna Roberts Rassi Live From The Roosevelt Hotel, Plus An Exclusive Tribute to Joan Rivers by Daughter Melissa Rivers
Unprecedented Digital Coverage Including Two-Hour E! Online “Live From The Red Carpet” Livestream Hosted By Jason Kennedy and Catt Sadler Starting at 5:25pm ET/2:25pm PT and E! Style Collective Coverage Throughout the Day
E!’s Live Coverage Continues with “After Party” at 11:30pm ET/8:30pm PT Featuring Hosts Khloé Kardashian, Ross Mathews, Maria Menounos, Zanna Roberts Rassi, Dave Karger, Catt Sadler and Will Marfuggi
Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic Co-Anchor a Special Edition Of “E! News” Monday, February 23rdat 7:00pm and 11:00pm ET/PT
“Fashion Police: The 2015 Academy Awards” Featuring Kathy Griffin, Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski Premieres Monday, February 23rdat 9:00pm ET/PT
To view the promo, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSvPFpy_R9Y
Los Angeles, CA – February 19, 2015 – On Sunday, February 22nd, E!, the ultimate multi-platform red carpet destination for viewers worldwide, goes LIVE from the heart of Hollywood with more coverage than any other network of the biggest award show of the season: the Academy Awards. This year’s Oscar race is one of the most buzzed about in years and E!’s 20+ cameras will bring fans closer to all the action. E!’s on-camera team, led by Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, will have the entire event covered with reporting from the network’s home base inside the famed Roosevelt Hotel to the E! Sky Box to the star-studded red carpet.
Leveraging E!’s exclusive access, the network will take audiences inside the highly anticipated event like never before – featuring all the gorgeous high-end fashion, and of course, memorable celebrity interviews with the biggest stars in the world including Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Michael Keaton and Meryl Streep. With more than 20 cameras poised throughout the red carpet and surrounding Hollywood’s iconic Dolby Theatre – including a rare view of the stars as they ascend the staircase to go into the ceremony – this two-hour television event exemplifies E!’s award show coverage at its finest and captures an up close look at all the fashion and celebrity interaction.
From the very first limo arrival to the last of the night’s biggest after-parties, E! will connect pop culture fans from across the globe to every memorable moment from the Oscars when “Live From The Red Carpet: The 2015 Academy Awards” kicks off at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT on Sunday, February 22ndonly on E!
“Countdown To The Red Carpet: The 2015 Academy Awards”
Premieres Sunday, February 22nd @ 1:30pm ET/ 10:30am PT
All red carpets lead to E! as Hollywood royalty descends upon the Dolby theatre for films biggest night: the Oscars! Leading off the festivities at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT, E! is bringing viewers all of the need-to-know scoop to get them ready for Hollywood’s most glamorous event. Throughout the show, E!’s red carpet team will discuss which nominees are expected to walk away with the coveted Oscar, bring style aficionados predictions on the biggest fashion trends of the night, and give fans an early look at all the preparations from the venue. Featuring E! talent Giuliana Rancic, Jason Kennedy, Terrence Jenkins, Catt Sadler, Kelly Osbourne, Brad Goreski, Ross Mathews and Maria Menounos, as well as industry experts Dave Karger, Orly Shani and Zanna Roberts Rassi, this “Countdown to the Red Carpet” is a must-see for any pop culture, fashion and movie fanatic. During the two-hour broadcast, special guest and actor David Arquette will stop by to surprise his Oscar nominated sister, Patricia Arquette, for a one-on-one sit down interview about the success of her nominated film, “Boyhood.” Additionally, “Foster the People’s” Isom Innis will perform a drum demonstration inspired by the nominated film, “Whiplash” LIVE on the E! red carpet.
“Live From The Red Carpet: The 2015 Academy Awards”
Premieres Sunday, February 22nd @ 5:30pm ET/ 2:30pm PT
Beginning at 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT, E!’s Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic are front and center as the biggest names in film make their way down the Red Carpet. Ryan will report from E!’s premiere location on the red carpet while Giuliana will be stationed at E!’s Oscar headquarters from inside The Roosevelt Hotel. Ryan and Giuliana will bring viewers LIVE, candid interviews with the biggest stars and the night’s Oscar contenders such as Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Michael Keaton, and Meryl Streep, while Kelly Osbourne and Ross Mathews will dissect and discuss every glamorous red carpet look with a birdseye view of the stars from E!’s signature skybox. Plus, Khloé Kardashian will be on hand commenting on all the action, industry expert Dave Karger will give viewers the latest news surrounding the nominated films, and Zanna Roberts Rassi will offer her take on all the fashion in and around the venue.
Making a special appearance on the red carpet, “Live From The Red Carpet” veteran and “Fashion Police” executive producer, Melissa Rivers, will do an exclusive tribute on the E! carpet in honor of her late mother Joan Rivers.
E! Online and Digital
E! Online Live Stream starts at 5:25pm ET/2:25pm PT
E! carries its red carpet dominance beyond the network’s on-air broadcast and into the digital space by extending its red carpet coverage across all screens and providing a fully immersive experience for the user. Airing at 5:25pm ET/2:25pm PT, E! Online’s two-hour Oscar “Live From The Red Carpet” Livestream, hosted by E! News’ and E! Style Collective’s Catt Sadler and E! News’ Jason Kennedy, offers multiple streaming camera positions to give users total control of who and what they are seeing. E!’s Style Collective members Zanna Roberts Rassi and Johnny Wujek will also be on hand to give their take on all the celebrity fashion and beauty, while Fandango’s film expert Alicia Malone will give viewers a rundown of all the nominees as well as her own Oscar predictions.
Additionally, E! Online and the E! Online mobile app will provide a continuous flow of exclusive content from the red carpet throughout the day including predictions, celebrity interview highlights, arrival photos, and videos.
E!’s expansive array of red carpet social engagement features will give viewers instant insight into who (and what) is trending around entertainment’s biggest night. During the E! Online livestream these social features will allow users to participate in the day’s events by communicating with the hosts as well as view their own social commentary on-screen. Users will also see up-to-the-minute tweets and Instagrams from celebrities, stylists, tastemakers, other fans and more. Throughout the day E! Online’s reporters and talent will also be interacting with users across Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, providing the most social Red Carpet experience anywhere. Additionally, E!’s newest red carpet digital innovation, “Fan Up,” will bring viewers the ultimate fan experience by pulling their online voting percentages from the digital space and projecting them on-air in real time. Featured in both the “Countdown to the Red Carpet” and “After Party” broadcasts, “Fan Up” allows fans to view their participation on-air like never before. Join the conversation via E! Online’s social presence @eonline and #eredcarpet as E! tracks every moment of the event as it happens.
E! is the top trendsetting and pop culture destination, and as such E!’s “Live From The Red Carpet” is a beauty, fashion and style powerhouse. With E!’s huge digital momentum, unmatched content creation and cross platform distribution capabilities, “E! Style Collective” will have a major presence on-air, online and across social on Oscar day. Core influencers such as Zanna Roberts Rassi, Catt Sadler and Johnny Wujek will curate content and engage lifestyle fans through online features, live segments, and social conversations surrounding entertainment’s biggest night.
“E! After Party: The 2015 Academy Awards”
Premieres Sunday, February 22nd @ 11:30pm ET/8:30pm PT
After the red carpet is rolled up and the awards have been handed out, E! continues its LIVE Oscar coverage with the “E! After Party” immediately following the ceremony. Join hosts Khloé Kardashian, Ross Mathews, and Maria Menounos, alongside style guru Zanna Roberts Rassi and film expert Dave Karger inside the Roosevelt Hotel to recap all of the big moments from the day’s festivities. E! is also bringing viewers inside some of the hottest parties where the stars celebrate into the wee hours with Catt Sadler reporting live at the Governor’s Ball and Will Marfuggi stationed inside the annual Vanity Fair Party. Only E! offers fans the most celebrity interviews, fashion highlights [and low points], and all of the inside scoop surrounding the 2015 Academy Awards.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH
Premieres Monday, February 23rd @ 7:00pm & 11:00pm ET/PT
On Monday, E!’s complete Oscar coverage continues with a special edition of “E! News” at 7:00pm ET/PT and 11:00pm ET/PT anchored by Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic. This show will include a thorough wrap-up of the entire Oscar celebration and bring viewers the latest insider information from the previous night’s events. From the most memorable red carpet moments and buzzworthy celebrity interviews to the behind-the-scenes action you didn’t see on TV and all the juicy gossip from the A-list after parties, “E! News” is your in-the-know source for all things Oscars.
“Fashion Police: The 2015 Academy Awards”
Premieres Monday, February 23rd @ 9:00pm ET/PT
Then at 9:00pm ET/PT, go behind the velvet ropes once again for even more glitz and glamour from Hollywood’s biggest night with “Fashion Police: The 2015 Academy Awards.” Join hosts Kathy Griffin, Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski as they break down all of the jaw dropping Oscar fashions that will have all the world talking! Fashion savvy fans will not want to miss this outspoken panel as they go head to head discussing who wore what, which star was best dressed of the night, and why certain stars were sent to the “Fashion Police” style slammer.
“Live From The Red Carpet” is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions. Ryan Seacrest, Gary Snegaroff, Eddie Delbridge, and Gerry Johnston serve as executive producers.
“Fashion Police” is produced by Wilshire Studios. Lisa Bacon and Melissa Rivers serve as executive producers.