84th Academy Awards on TV
“Oscars Red Carpet Live,” 7 p.m. ABC: Hosts Robin Roberts, Tim Gunn, Louise Roe, Jess Cagle and Nina Garcia will give viewers unparalleled coverage of Hollywood’s most glamorous and prestigious red carpet and unrivaled backstage access.
“The 84th Academy Awards,” 8:30 p.m. ABC: Billy Crystal returns for his ninth time as host of “The 84th Academy Awards,” celebrating the outstanding film achievements of 2011. Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, Emma Stone and the cast of “Bridesmaids” are among the presenters.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Academy Awards,” after late local news on ABC: For the seventh consecutive year, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards”will be televised live from the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on ABC immediately following the late local news. This year Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron, Don Cheadle, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Samuel L. Jackson, Cameron Diaz, Taylor Lautner, Nolan Gould, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Edward Norton, Tyler Perry, Colin Ferrell, John Goodman, Jeff Goldblum, Jessica Alba, J.J. Abrams, Jason Bateman, Christoph Waltz, Jessica Biel, Gabourey Sidibe, Josh Brolin, Kevin James, Oprah Winfrey, and many more will participate in Kimmel’s next installment. Academy Awards host Billy Crystal will join Kimmel to kick off his post-Oscar show, and Coldplay will end the night with a Hollywood block party performance.