THE 90TH OSCARS® Programming on CTV, CTV Two, E!, and CTV GO:
— February 26, 2018
YOUR MORNINGWeekdays from 6 – 9 a.m. ET/MT on CTV (Ontario, Québec, and Eastern Canada) and CTV GO and nationally on CTV News Channel
On Friday, March 2, ETALK Anchor and YOUR MORNING Co-Host Ben Mulroney goes live from the OSCARS® red carpet and gives viewers a peek at all the action from L.A. On the same morning, YOUR MORNING film critic Radheyan Simonpillai, shares his predictions for the big wins that week. Then, on Monday (March 5), Ben delivers all the highlights, big winners, and viral social media moments from THE 90TH OSCARS® broadcast and red carpet. YOUR MORNING also takes a closer look at what trends emerge on fashion’s big night with style expert Meredith Shaw.
THE SOCIALWeekdays at 1 p.m. ET/MT on CTV and CTV GO
On Friday, March 2, ETALK and THE SOCIAL’s Lainey Lui joins THE SOCIAL live from L.A. via satellite to share hot OSCAR® gossip leading up to Hollywood’s biggest night. Then, on Monday, March 5, Lainey once again joins the panel live from L.A. to dish on all the red carpet fashions and the most exciting moments from THE 90TH OSCARS® broadcast. Plus, viewers learn how to get all the hottest accessory trends as seen on the OSCAR red carpet.
ETALKFriday, March 2 at 7 p.m. ET/MT on CTV and CTV GO; 7:30 p.m. ET/MT on CTV Two and CTV GO
The ETALK team, including ETALK Anchor Ben Mulroney, Co-Anchor Danielle Graham, and Senior Correspondent Lainey Lui, report on location from outside the Dolby Theatre™ at the Hollywood and Highland Center® in Hollywood to bring viewers pre-award show highlights and behind-the-scenes coverage as crews continuously setup for Hollywood’s biggest night.
CREEDSaturday, March 3 at 2 p.m. ET/ MT on CTV
Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan, THE WIRE) never knew his famous father, boxing champion Apollo Creed, who died before Adonis was born. However, boxing is in his blood, so he seeks out Rocky Balboa (OSCAR® nominated Sylvester Stallone) and asks the retired champ to be his trainer. Rocky sees much of Apollo in Adonis, and agrees to mentor him, even as he battles an opponent deadlier than any in the ring. With Rocky’s help, Adonis soon gets a title shot, but whether he has the true heart of a fighter remains to be seen.
ETALK’s ULTIMATE OSCAR GUIDE 2018 – SPECIALSaturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. ET/MT on CTV and CTV GO; 10 p.m. ET/MT on CTV Two and CTV GO
The three-time Canada Screen Award nominated special features ETALK Anchor Ben Mulroney, Co-Anchor Danielle Graham, Senior Reporter Devon Soltendieck, Senior Correspondent Lainey Lui, Senior Correspondent Traci Melchor, Reporter Liz Trinnear, and Executive Producer/Co-Creator Morley Nirenberg. ETALK’s annual one-hour special ETALK’s ULTIMATE OSCAR GUIDE: 2018, dissects the top categories and stories from this year’s OSCAR® race, including controversies surrounding some of the nominees, and who should be taking home an Oscar this year.
SPOTLIGHTSaturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. ET/ MT on CTV (excluding CTV Saskatchewan)
In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton, Birdman), reporters Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo, The Avengers), Matt Carroll (Brian D’arcy, 13 REASONS WHY), James, and Sacha Pfeiffer (Rachel McAdams, TRUE DETECTIVE) interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church. Spotlight won the Academy Award® for best picture in 2015.
RED CARPET ICONS: THE ACADEMY AWARDSSunday, March 4 at 12 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. MT on E!
E! breaks down the Academy Awards®’ 20 most legendary looks to ever grace Hollywood’s biggest red carpet, with A-list highlights including Jennifer Lawrence’s OSCAR® debut in Christian Dior Couture, Charlie Theron glistening in Tom Ford for Gucci, and Hallee Berry in her iconic Elie Saab gown.
COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDSSunday, March 4 at 1 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. MT on E!
With extensive entertainment insight and style scoop, E! hosts, experts, and special guests provide viewers with behind-the-scenes preparations, insider interviews, nominee predictions, and fashion forecasting for television’s most highly anticipated night.
JOYSunday, March 4 at 2 p.m. ET/ MT on CTV
A story of a family across four generations, centered on the girl who becomes the woman (Academy Award® winner Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook) who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Facing betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence, and the scars of love, Joy becomes a true boss of family and enterprise. Allies become adversaries and adversaries become allies, both inside and outside the family, as Joy’s inner life and fierce imagination carry her through the storm she faces.
LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDSSunday, March 4 at 5 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. MT on E!
E!’s LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET hosts Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, along with E!’s entire awards team of fashion and entertainment experts, give viewers a front-row seat at the OSCAR® red carpet to see the stars and all the excitement with live coverage of the fashion, flair, glitz, and glamour.
ETALK AT THE OSCARS 2018
Sunday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. MT on CTV and CTV GO
On OSCAR® night, Canada’s official live red carpet special, the 15th annual ETALK AT THE OSCARS, offers all the glamour from the red carpet with ETALK Anchor and YOUR MORNING Co-Host Ben Mulroney chatting with the hottest stars and delivering celebrity interviews, while ETALK Co-Anchor Danielle Graham, and ETALK and THE SOCIAL’s Lainey Lui report from the exclusive balcony position for a birds-eye view of the OSCARS red carpet. Red carpet coverage begins on CTV Ontario at 5:30 p.m. ET, CTV Atlantic at 6:30 p.m. AT, CTV Vancouver at 2:30 p.m. PT, CTV Alberta at 3:30 p.m. MT, and CTV Winnipeg at 4:30 p.m. ET and Saskatchewan at 5 p.m. CT (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). During the red carpet show, ETALK will be live tweeting using #etalkRedCarpet. Fans can also follow @etalkCTV on Twitter and Instagram, and Facebook.com/etalkCTV for daily Oscar updates.
ETALK LIVE: THE OSCARS BALCONYSunday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 PT on etalk.ca, CTV.ca, Facebook, and Twitter
New this year, ETALK’s live red carpet coverage continues after the special in an interactive digital exclusive, ETALK LIVE: THE OSCARS BALCONY. The complementary viewing experience invites audiences to join ETALK Anchor Danielle Graham and ETALK and THE SOCIAL’s Senior Correspondent Lainey Lui on the balcony for an up-to-the-minute look at the red carpet run-ins, fashion highlights, and to eavesdrop on Anchor Ben Mulroney’s interviews with Hollywood’s biggest names as the stars make their way into the Dolby Theatre™ below.
OSCARS® OPENING CEREMONY: LIVE FROM THE RED CARPETSunday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. MT on CTV and CTV GO (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times)
The exclusive, lead-in to the live broadcast of THE 90TH OSCARS, OSCARS® OPENING CEREMONY: LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET (6:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. MT on CTV and CTV GO) showcases the nominees, presenters, and performers arriving on the ABC red carpet.
RED CARPET RUNDOWN: THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDSSunday, March 4 at 7 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. MT on E!
Join E! as they break down the night’s hottest fashion from the THE 90TH OSCARS®red carpet.
THE 90TH OSCARS®Sunday, March 4 at 8 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. MT on CTV and CTV GO
Hosted by late-night host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel, THE 90th OSCARS® (8 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. MT on CTV and CTV GO) airs live across the country from the Dolby Theatre™ at the Hollywood and Highland Center® in Hollywood. Confirmed presenters to date include: Armie Hammer, Chadwick Boseman, Daniela Vega, Emma Stone, Eva Marie Saint, Gal Gadot, Gina Rodriguez, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner, Kelly Marie Tran, Kumail Nanjiani, Laura Dern, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mahershala Ali, Margot Robbie, Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland, Viola Davis, Wes Studi, and Zendaya. Performers announced include: Andra Day, Common, Gael García Bernal, Keala Settle, Mary J. Blige, Miguel, Natalia Lafourcade, and Sufjan Stevens.
E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDSSunday, March 4 at 11:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 p.m. MT on E!
The celebration of one of Hollywood’s biggest nights will continue as our hosts break down the night’s most memorable moments – from the winners and snubs to the fashion standouts and buzzworthy speeches.
Monday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. ET on E!, 7 p.m. ET/MT on CTV and CTV GO, and 7:30 p.m. ET/MT on CTV Two
One of ETALK’s most-watched broadcasts of the year, Canada’s #1 entertainment team, reporting on location in L.A., provides viewers with exclusive Oscar coverage of the most buzzed-about after parties – including Elton John’s annual post-Oscar bash, with reports from Senior Correspondent Traci Melchor, the Governor’s Ball, and Vanity Fair party, plus ETALK reveals candid moments that occurred backstage during the awards ceremony and exclusive red carpet highlights not seen during Sunday night’s live broadcast.