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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.
THE OSCARS OPENING CEREMONY: LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET aired live on Sunday, March 4, 2017 from 6:30-8pm ET/3:30-5pm PT on ABC. Hosted by Michael Strahan, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sara Haines, Krista Smith and Dave Karger. The special features interviews with the nominees, presenters and performers arriving on the red carpet and gives viewers an ultimate insider's view of all the pre-show excitement. From 7-8pm ET/4-5pm PT, ABC is the only telecast broadcasting live exclusively from the red carpet.


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