“OSCARS® OPENING CEREMONY: LIVE FROM THE RED
Hosted by Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer and Michael
Joined by Jess Cagle and Joe Zee
The Ultimate Oscar®
Opening Ceremony to
Feature Exclusive Special Moments
Sunday, February 22, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC
LOS ANGELES, CA — ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are
pulling out the stops for Hollywood’s most spectacular night with “Oscars
Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet,” the exclusive, majestic, highly
anticipated lead-in to the live telecast of the 87th Oscars hosted by Neil
Patrick Harris, on Sunday, February 22.
In addition to showcasing the nominees, presenters and performers arriving on
the red carpet, the 90-minute special will highlight the incredible journey many
of the nominees have taken to get to Hollywood’s most prestigious night. It also
will give fans around the world the exclusive and ultimate insiders’ view of
Oscars festivities from the nominees’ perspective.
Hosted by “Good Morning America” anchors Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer,
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” co-host Michael Strahan, and joined by Editorial
Director of People and Entertainment Weekly Jess Cagle, and Yahoo!
fashion editor Joe Zee, “Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet,”
airs Sunday, February 22, beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC.
Oscar show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron tapped ABC’s Lincoln Square
Productions team to produce the red carpet show. It will be executive produced
by John R. Green and directed by Jeff Winn.
The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby
Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised
live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced
by Zadan and Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and