Viewers will have the chance to watch all the glitz and glamour of the 81st Academy Awards® from the Kodak Theatre live on Channel Nine on Monday, February 23, 2009.
Nine’s live coverage will commence with all the excitement of the red carpet arrivals at Hollywood’s night of nights, followed by a live broadcast of the official ceremony from 12.00pm noon.
As per tradition, the Academy Awards® will also screen on Nine in prime time that evening.
Nine Network Director of Programming, Michael Healy, said: “We are thrilled to bring the Oscars live from Hollywood to all Australian viewers, giving audiences the opportunity of seeing their favourite stars collect their Awards as it actually happens.”
The 81st Academy Awards®: LIVE on Channel Nine, Monday, February 23, 2009