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Oscar Countdown

Oscar Countdown

  • Premiered: 
    March 21, 1999
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  • Network: ABC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Award
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Red-carpet show for Academy Awards 
  • Subject Matter: Entertainment
  • Tags: celebrity

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Plot Synopsis

Airing live from the red carpet immediately before the ACADEMY AWARDS, this program has varied in duration from a half hour to 90 minutes, while taking on many different titles over the years.
OSCARS LIVE ON THE RED CARPET, the official pre-show for the 2019 OSCARS, gives viewers live access to the night's nominees, performers and presenters beginning at 6:30pm/3:30pm PT on ABC. The red carpet festivities are hosted by supermodel and entrepreneur Ashley Graham, actress and television personality Maria Menounos, award-winning journalist Elaine Welteroth, and actor and singer Billy Porter. Graham, Menounos and Welteroth interview the nominees, performers and attendees as they arrive, while Porter provides all the fashion and glamour commentary. Beginning at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT, they are joined by radio and TV personality Ryan Seacrest as he ushers the viewers watching from home into the final moments before the main event begins for an evening that is sure to delight audiences worldwide.


Other Titles

  • Also known as: The Oscars Red Carpet Live
  • Also known as: Countdown to the Oscars
  • Also known as: Oscars Red Carpet
  • Also known as: Road to the Oscars
  • Also known as: Oscars Live on the Red Carpet