STARS TO LIGHT UP OSCAR NIGHT, Six Oscar® Winners Join Presenter Line Up; “The Oscars®,” hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar Sunday, February 28, on ABC

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STARS TO LIGHT UP OSCAR NIGHT

Six Oscar® Winners Join Presenter Line Up

Oscars® producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today a third slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. “The Oscars®,” hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar Sunday, February 28, on ABC.  

The presenters, including several Oscar winners, are: 

Patricia Arquette

Abraham Attah

Cate Blanchett

Emily Blunt

Louis C.K.

Common

Russell Crowe

Chris Evans

Jennifer Garner

Louis Gossett, Jr.

Michael B. Jordan

Rachel McAdams   

Dev Patel

Eddie Redmayne

Daisy Ridley

Sarah Silverman

Sofia Vergara

Through their work, these artists have shown us the unique, transformative power of cinema,”

said Hill and Hudlin. “We are delighted they will be joining us on the Oscars stage this year.”

Previously announced presenters and performers include:

Steve Carell

Priyanka Chopra

Benicio del Toro

Tina Fey

Whoopi Goldberg

Ryan Gosling

Kevin Hart

Quincy Jones

Lady Gaga

Byung-hun Lee

Jared Leto

Julianne Moore

Olivia Munn

Margot Robbie

Jason Segel

Andy Serkis

J.K. Simmons

Sam Smith

Charlize Theron

Jacob Tremblay

Kerry Washington

The Weeknd

Pharrell Williams

Reese Witherspoon

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.            

On February 29, 2016, “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” will continue its awards season tradition with the fifth edition of “LIVE’s After Oscar® Show,” airing live in national syndication at 9:00 a.m. EST.  The top morning talker’s annual post-Oscar telecast has become one of its most popular episodes, and is broadcast from the magnificent Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. Mere hours after the festivities have wrapped on the same stage, thousands of fans will fill the venue for an action-packed hour celebrating all things Oscar, from the A-list personalities to the incredible fashions, star-studded red carpet and backstage excitement. In the past, Kelly and Michael have welcomed award winners such as Lupita Nyong’o, Octavia Spencer, Christoph Waltz, and the cast of Best Picture winner “The Artist,” as well as 2015 Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris.

The 11th annual “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars” special will air live on Oscar Sunday, February 28, after the late local news EST/CST and at 10 p.m. PST on the ABC Television Network.

 

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-ABC-

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