IN ANTICIPATION OF OSCAR(R) SUNDAY, ELLEN DEGENERES AND JIMMY KIMMEL TO GUEST ON EACH OTHER'S TALK SHOWS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
On WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, Oscar(R) host Ellen DeGeneres will appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" as a lead up to Oscar Sunday. Additionally, Jimmy Kimmel will guest on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to discuss his upcoming "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars" special.
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 2, at the Dolby Theatre(R) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R) and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars, produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
As previously announced, presenters at this year's Oscars include Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey, Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Pen�lope Cruz, Benedict Cumberbatch, Viola Davis, Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Sally Field, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield, Jennifer Garner, Whoopi Goldberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Goldie Hawn, Chris Hemsworth, Kate Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson, Angelina Jolie, Michael B. Jordan, Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Bill Murray, Kim Novak, Tyler Perry, Brad Pitt, Sidney Poitier, Gabourey Sidibe, Will Smith, Kevin Spacey, Jason Sudeikis, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, John Travolta, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Emma Watson and Naomi Watts. Musical performers include U2, Bette Midler, Pharrell Williams, Indina Menzel and Karen O.
The 9th annual "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" airs Sunday, March 2 after the late local news ET/CT and at 10:00 p.m., PT on ABC. Broadcasting from Disney's El Capitan Theater located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.'s star-studded Walk of Fame, the studio is just steps away from Dolby Theater, home to the "Academy Awards." This year's special will be headlined by Kevin Spacey along with appearances by Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Christoph Waltz, Ben Kingsley, Mandy Patinkin, Abbie Cornish, Barkhad Abdi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Seth Rogen, Morgan Freeman, Andy Garcia, Adam Driver, Queen Latifah, Gary Oldman, Anjelica Huston and many more.
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