PHL17 to air “Live from the Oscars”

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PHILADELPHIA – Tuesday, February 25, 2014 – The stars! The gowns! The glamour! On March 2, PHL17 will bring viewers to one of the most anticipated Hollywood events, “Live From The Oscars®” a live 90-minute pre-show special from the red carpet at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Produced by PHL17’s sister station, KTLA, and hosted by KTLA anchors Sam Rubin and Jessica Holmes; “Live from the Oscars®” will air on PHL17 (Philadelphia) from 6-7:30pm ET and feature interviews with Hollywood’s elite as they arrive for the 86th Academy Awards.

Sam Rubin, entertainment anchor for “KTLA 5 Morning News,” and Jessica Holmes, “KTLA 5 Morning News” co-anchor, will be joined by show business expert Tom O’Neil from the Los Angeles Times, who regularly provides expert commentary of nominees and award predictions for TheEnvelope.com, the LA Times’ online entertainment blog.

In addition to PHL17, “Live From The Oscars®” will air LIVE on the following Tribune stations:

·         KTLA/Los Angeles
·         KSWB/San Diego
·         WQAD/Davenport
·         WGNT/Norfolk
·         WHNT2/Huntsville
·         WDCW/Washington, D.C.
·         WPHL/Philadelphia