HBO Asia, home of the Oscars®, takes 14 viewers from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, The Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong to watch the red carpet live at the 88th Annual Academy Awards. True to the glamour and glitz of Hollywood’s biggest event of the year, these 14 winners of HBO’s 2015 Ultimate Oscars® Experience contest will receive celebrity treatment, arrive at the Oscars® this February 29, decked in red carpet style, all set to cheer their favourite Oscar® contenders, presenters and performers as they walk the red carpet.
7 new pairs of viewers this year will again stand to win this chance of a lifetime, all-expense paid opportunity to experience the Oscars®red carpet live in 2017 when they answer a question that will be revealed during HBO’s live and exclusive broadcast of the 2016 Oscars®this February 29 at 9.30am. To find out more about the contest, log on to www.hboasia.com/oscars.
THE 88TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS will be broadcast live exclusively on HBO this February 29 across multiple screens, starting with the OSCARS® RED CARPET ‘LIVE‘ at 8am (same night primetime encore at 7pm), and THE 88TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS ‘LIVE’ at 9.30am (same night primetime encore at 8pm). Also streamed live on HBO GO.
HBO Asia’s social media crew and Taiwanese-American host, Janet Hsieh, will be reporting live from the star-studded 2016 Oscars® red carpet on the network’s social media platforms. And for the very first time, HBO Asia’s microsite (www.hboasia.com/oscars) will feature backstage interviews and web exclusive footage.
Hosted by Chris Rock, the 88th Annual Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood. Additional Oscar® presenters and performers recently announced are Morgan Freeman, John Legend, J.J. Abrams, Sacha Baron Cohen, Henry Cavill and Dave Grohl.