From Monday February 29 at 8am, HBO Asia delivers the complete Oscars experience live and exclusive across multiple screens. Starting with the live broadcast and streaming of the OSCARS RED CARPET and THE 88TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS on HBO / HBO HD (Astro Ch 411 / 431), 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.
Adding to the Oscars repertoire on HBO is the special Oscars edition of HBO Sentral that will feature running commentaries in Bahasa Malaysia and interviews with Hollywood celebrities from the red carpet. Presented exclusively by the exuberant Datuk Aznil Nawawi, viewers will get to enjoy a Malaysian assessment of the dazzling Oscars Red Carpet in Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre.
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.
Hosted by Chris Rock, the 88th Annual Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.