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Oscars experts break down everything fans need to know to become 'ultimate insider' in new digital series from ABC & Academy


Mon, Feb 26th 2018 01:45 pm
`The Oscars Insider` (ABC photo)
"The Oscars Insider" (ABC photo)
"The Oscars Insider," a five-part daily digital series from ABC and The Academy, is now live with the first episode on Oscar.com and www.facebook.com/TheAcademy. New episodes will appear each day through March 2. Sponsored by Walmart, "The Oscars Insider" is hosted by ESPN sports and pop culture commentator Adnan Virk and features Virk and Vanity Fair Hollywood correspondent Rebecca Keegan breaking down the nominees in the best picture, acting, directing, screenplay, documentary and animated feature categories. Also:
•Whether it's ordering more than 30 pounds of truffles, getting access to uber-indulgent and exclusive Ruby chocolate or hammering out Oscar-shaped salmon appetizers, famed chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck and his executive chef Eric Klein offer viewers a behind-the-scenes preview of the most decadent and delicious items being served at this year's Governors Ball, the Academy's official post-Oscars celebration.
•Lifestyle expert Kristen "Miss Kris" Turner challenges Virk to guess Best Picture nominees based on everyday items "unboxed" from Walmart and also provides practical tips for how to create the ultimate Best Picture-themed party décor.
Oscar.com is the official digital destination for all things Oscars, including the year's nominees, breaking news, "The Official Oscars Challenge" and "The Oscars: All Access," a behind-the-scenes livestream featuring footage from more than 20 cameras strategically placed along the red carpet and backstage.
This year, to commemorate the 90th Oscars, Oscar.com is also featuring "90 Stories from 90 Years," an online hub containing a treasure trove of moments, stories and facts from 90 years of Oscar movie history. From the very first Oscars opening performance, Hattie McDaniels's historic night, Roberto Benigni's triumphant journey to the Oscars stage to Viola Davis' unforgettable 2016 acceptance speech, fans can relive some of the most iconic moments in Oscars history.
The 90th Oscars will be held Sunday, March 4, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on The ABC Television Network at 8 p.m. ET. "The Oscars," hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. Additionally, "The Oscars: All Access" live stream from the red carpet and backstage will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Oscar.com.

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