LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- E! Entertainment Television will present the excitement of the final hour of its signature "Live from the Red Carpet" coverage at the 2005 Golden Globe(R) Awards for the first time ever without commercial interruption, it was announced today by E! Networks President & CEO, Ted Harbert.
"E! has been recognized worldwide as being the leading authority on live event coverage for over a decade," said Harbert. "We're delighted to offer our viewers even more time with their favorite stars as they make their way down the red carpet at this year's Globes(R) when we telecast the final hour live without commercial interruption."
E! will present the second hour of its 2-hour "Live From The Red Carpet: 2005 Golden Globe(R) Awards," without commercial interruption on Sunday, January 16 from 7:00PM-8:00PM ET (LIVE)/PT (Tape delayed). Comedian Kathy Griffin will join host Star Jones Reynolds as a special correspondent for the two-hour telecast.
E! Networks is the ultimate Golden Globe(R) coverage destination for entertainment fans, taking viewers behind-the-scenes for all of the preparation that goes into awards night, as well as offering a first-look at the evening's fashionable red carpet runway. Before the arrivals begin, celebrity guests will be stopping by to talk about the evening's big awards during "Live Countdown," a 6-hour special premiering on Sunday, January 16, from 12:00 Noon-6:00 PM ET (LIVE)/PT (Tape delayed).
E!'s daylong coverage also includes the "Live Post Show." Premiering on Sunday, January 16, from 11:00PM-1:00AM ET (LIVE)/PT (Tape delayed), this two-hour special features live one-on-one interviews with the night's big winners, as well as on site reports from the night's hottest parties.
The Network's Golden Globe(R) coverage continues the following day with the one-hour "Fashion Police," hosted by leading fashion industry expert Robert Verdi. Kathy Griffin joins Verdi on the special, on Monday, January 17, at 10:00PM ET/PT.
Based in Los Angeles, E! Networks is the world's largest producer and distributor of entertainment news and lifestyle-related programming. The company operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment; The Style Network, where life gets a new look, and E! Online, located at Eonline.com. E! is currently available to 85 million cable and direct broadcast satellite subscribers in the U.S. The Style Network currently counts 38 million subscribers with commitments to reach over 40 million.
Source: E! Entertainment Television