Arrive Fashionably Early to the Most Glamorous Award Shows in 2009 with TV Guide Network’s Lisa Rinna and Joey Fatone

TV Guide Network Rolls Out the Best Coverage of Award Season ‘09, Beginning in January with Golden Globe Preview, Live Red Carpet and Fashion Wrap Specials

Joey Fatone and Lisa Rinna host TV Guide Network's Live Red Carpet Award Coverage. (Photo: Business Wire)

LOS ANGELES--()--Get ready for glamour as Lisa Rinna and Joey Fatone return to the Red Carpet for TV Guide Network’s extensive coverage of Award Season ’09, including the 66th Annual Golden Globe® Awards, the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, the 51st Annual Grammy® Awards and the 81st Annual Academy Awards®. TV Guide Network will also televise additional hours of special programming dedicated to Hollywood’s biggest award shows, including preview specials, Red Carpet countdown coverage and fashion recaps.

TV Guide Network kicks off Award Season ’09 with four hours of live Red Carpet coverage at the 66th Annual Golden Globe® Awards. In addition to a two-hour live Red Carpet pre-show with Lisa Rinna and Joey Fatone, TV Guide Network’s Chris Harrison and Maria Sansone will co-host live countdown coverage from the Red Carpet, and fashion expert Lawrence Zarian will provide live commentary throughout the telecast. Award show enthusiasts can get Red Carpet ready with TV Guide Network’s interactive Award Season ’09 Microsite (www.TVGuide.com/AS09), and can host the perfect award show pre-parties with a specially designed Evite invitation (www.evite.com, Keyword: tvguide).

TV Guide Network coverage of the 66th Annual Golden Globe® Awards includes:

  • “Golden Globe Awards Preview with Joey Fatone”: Sunday, January 4, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Countdown to the Golden Globe Awards”: Sunday, January 11, 2009 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Live at the Golden Globe Awards with Lisa and Joey”: Sunday, January 11, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Golden Globe Awards Fashion Wrap with Lisa Rinna”: Monday, January 12, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT

TV Guide Network will augment Award Season ’09 coverage with news updates and Award Season-themed segments across all network original series, including Hollywood 411, Reality Chat, The Fashion Team and TV Watercooler. Highlights of TV Guide Network’s celebrity interviews from the Red Carpet and Fashion Wrap programming will be distributed by TV Guide Broadband, which provides short-form video content to TV Guide Online, YouTube, AOL Video and Hulu, among others. Celebrity interview highlights and Fashion Wrap programming will also be distributed via TV Guide Network On Demand, available nationwide on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, Cox Cable, Verizon Fios, Mediacom and Insight Communications.

Additional TV Guide Network coverage of Award Season 2009 includes:

Screen Actors Guild Awards®

  • “Countdown to the Screen Actors Guild Awards”: Sunday, January 25, 2009 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Live at the Screen Actors Guild Awards with Lisa and Joey”: Sunday, January 25, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Screen Actors Guild Awards Fashion Wrap with Lisa Rinna”: Monday, January 26, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Grammy® Awards

  • “Grammy Awards Preview with Joey Fatone”: Saturday, January 31, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Countdown to the Grammy Awards”: Sunday, February 8, 2009 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Live at the Grammy Awards with Lisa and Joey”: Sunday, February 8, 2009 from 6:00-8:00pm p.m. ET/PT
  • “Grammy Awards Fashion Wrap with Lisa Rinna”: Monday, February 9, 2008 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Academy Awards®

  • “Academy Award Nominations Special”: Thursday, January 22, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT
  • “Academy Awards Preview with Joey Fatone”: Sunday, February 15, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. PT/ET
  • “Countdown to the Academy Awards”: Sunday, February 22, 2009 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET/12:00-3:00 p.m. PT (Live on East and West Coasts)
  • “Live at the Academy Awards with Lisa and Joey”: Sunday, February 22, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET/3:00-5:00 p.m. PT (Live on East and West Coasts)
  • “Academy Awards Fashion Wrap with Lisa Rinna”: Monday, February 23, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 p.m. PT/ET

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Contacts

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Leslie Furuta, 323-817-4967
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Chad Sandhas, 323-817-4848
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Contacts

TV Guide Network
Leslie Furuta, 323-817-4967
leslie.furuta@tvguide.com
or
Chad Sandhas, 323-817-4848
chad.sandhas@tvguide.com