HBO Asia delivers the complete Oscars® experience live across multiple screens. Starting with the live broadcast and streaming of the Oscars® Red Carpet and The 88th Annual Academy Awards on HBO and HBO GO, HBO Asia will post red carpet highlights on the network’s social media platforms and release backstage interviews and web exclusive footage on www.hboasia.com/oscars.
Reporting live from the star-studded 2016 Oscars® red carpet, HBO Asia’s social media crew and Taiwanese-American host, Janet Hsieh, will share the best red carpet moments, pictures, video interviews and heartfelt celebrity shout outs as they interview Hollywood’s most talented stars right before the ceremony.
For the very first time, HBO Asia’s microsite (www.hboasia.com/oscars) will feature all major moments of the Oscars® ceremony, including special footage from cameras fixed on Hollywood’s elite in the audience of the Dolby Theatre® throughout the ceremony, capturing candid moments not seen anywhere else. Taking viewers behind the scenes as the ceremony unfolds, HBO Asia’s microsite will also feature backstage footage of winner interviews and their thank you speeches as they come off stage after accepting their awards.
The 88th Annual Academy Awardswill be broadcast live on HBO on Feb. 29, starting with the Oscars® Red Carpet ‘Live’at 8a.m .(with primetime encore at 7p.m.), and The 88th Annual Academy Awardsat 9.30a.m. (with primetime encore at 8p.m.). The awards show is also streamed live on HBO GO.
Hosted by Chris Rock, the 88th Annual Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood. The Oscar® presenters and performers announced to date are:Benicio Del Toro, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Hart, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Charlize Theron, Jacob Tremblay, The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams,Steve Carell, Priyanka Chopra,Quincy Jones,Byung-hun Lee, Jared Leto,Julianne Moore, Olivia Munn, Margot Robbie, Jason Segel, Andy Serkis, J.K. Simmons, Kerry Washington, and Reese Witherspoon.