Thursday, February 19, 2009
Countdown to the 81st Oscars Telecast
Preparations for the 81st Annual Academy Awards Show in Hollywood are in full gear as this Sunday's telecast approaches. With no rain in the forecast for Sunday, the overhead canopy will almost assuredly be removed in the next couple days. The red carpet stretches on the closed down Hollywood Blvd from Highland to the main entrance of the Kodak Theater.And speaking of Hollywood, last night my good friend and colleague Sharon Waxman hosted a launch party for her new online venture The Wrap.com, which takes a fresh look at the business and news of Hollywood. Here is an online gallery of the festivities and panel discussion she held with Yahoo's Jeff Dossett and Universal's Marc Shmuger talking about Hollywood and the web.
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