E! Captures Red Carpet Magic For the 2013 Award Season, Beginning Jan. 10

- ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS 2013 airs live on E! tomorrow beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET -

- Front row awards show coverage kicks off this weekend with LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: GOLDEN GLOBES® and a special edition of FASHION POLICE -

- E!'s Leah Miller hosts Canadian exclusive ETALK backstage lounge -

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TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Goodbye red holly and hello red carpet! With the glitz and glam of the 2013 award season just days away, E! gives Canadian viewers a VIP seat to all the Hollywood action with live, unparalleled coverage of red carpet arrivals, pre-show updates, post-show recaps, all of the fashion hits and misses, plus exclusive Canadian backstage access with E! host Leah Miller, beginning tomorrow on E! (visit eonline.ca to confirm local broadcast times). From THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS®, to THE 2013 SAG AWARDS®, THE 2013 GRAMMY AWARDS®, and THE 2013 ACADEMY AWARDS®, E! has every award show moment covered with signature E! specials LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET, FASHION POLICE, COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET, and E! AFTER PARTY.

Tomorrow morning starting at 8:30 a.m. ET, Canadians get a front row seat to the live ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS 2013 announced by Oscar host, Seth MacFarlane (Ted), and actress Emma Stone (Gangster Squad). THE 85th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS® will air Sunday, Feb. 24 on CTV.

Leading up to this Sunday's GOLDEN GLOBES broadcast on CTVAR, E! host Leah Miller gives viewers exclusive coverage all weekend long beginning Saturday, Jan. 12 on E! with a sneak peek into the award show gift lounge plus a guided tour of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, home of the GOLDEN GLOBES. Then, E! kicks it up a notch on Sunday beginning with COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS at 5 p.m. ET, followed by E!'s leading red carpet show LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS at 6 p.m. ET. Later that night E! cozies up with the night's top celebs and gets the post show low down with the E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS at 11 p.m. ET.

Moments after the GOLDEN GLOBE statues are given out, Miller greets the night's most prominent stars right after their wins in the exclusive backstage ETALK lounge. Delivering a uniquely Canadian perspective, Miller will welcome the winners backstage getting their first reactions to their brand new hardware. Viewers can catch the exclusive Canadian interviews Monday, Jan. 14 with in-depth coverage on E!, as well as on ETALK, airing at 6 p.m. ET on E!, and 7 p.m. ET on CTV. Later that night at 9 p.m. ET, fashion's toughest cop Joan Rivers and her style enforcers Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos, and Kelly Osbourne look back at the night's biggest red-carpet winners and down-right losers with a special edition of FASHION POLICE: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS.

In 2012, LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET specials for THE GOLDEN GLOBES, GRAMMY AWARDS, and OSCARS were the most-watched non-sports specialty programs in their timeslots among A25-54. LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2012 GRAMMY AWARDS is the #2 broadcast of all time on E! with 353,000 viewers, as well as the #1 program on E! during the 2011/2012 broadcast year. Additionally, LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2012 GRAMMY AWARDS was the most-watched non-sports, specialty program of the day among A18-49, F18-49, A25-54, and F25-54.

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Below is a full list of programs for E!'s 2013 award season coverage. All times ET unless otherwise noted; visit eonline.ca to confirm local broadcast times.

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS 2013

Thursday, Jan. 10
8:30 a.m. ET - ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS 2013
Nominations for the 85TH ACADEMY AWARDS will be announced by the show's host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone. Since the first nominations announcement in 1964, the Academy president has been joined by one or more co-announcers at the event. This year the Academy breaks with tradition when MacFarlane, who was named OSCAR show host in October, joins Stone on OSCAR nominations morning. Charlton Heston (1972) was the only other show host to participate in the nominations announcement. 

THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS

Sunday, Jan. 13
5 p.m. - COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
E! offers viewers an in-depth look at the nominees for the GOLDEN GLOBES with E! veterans Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos, and Kelly Osbourne.

6 p.m. - LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
Hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, with reports from Ross Mathews and Kelly Osbourne, LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET gives viewers the best seat in the house for the 2013 GOLDEN GLOBES red carpet, from the celebrity arrivals and interviews with Hollywood's most popular stars, to full coverage of all the stunning fashions.

11 p.m. - E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
After all the awards are given out, E! heads to the after party to toast and schmooze with the biggest stars from the night.

Monday, Jan. 14
9 p.m. - FASHION POLICE: THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
Join celebrity fashion correspondent, Joan Rivers and her outspoken panel of fashionistas, including Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos, for a special edition of FASHION POLICE. The co-hosts dish on all the red carpet looks from this year's GOLDEN GLOBES, from the glitzy and glamorous to the frumpy and down-right trashy, and separate the night's real winners from those that should have watched from home.

THE 2013 SAG AWARDS

Sunday, Jan. 27
6 p.m. - LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 SAG AWARDS
LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET gives viewers the best seat in the house for the 2013 SAG AWARDS red carpet.

Monday, Jan. 28
10 p.m. - FASHION POLICE: THE 2013 SAG AWARDS
Join celebrity fashion correspondent, Joan Rivers and her outspoken panel of fashionistas, including Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos, for a special SAG AWARDS edition of FASHION POLICE.

THE 2013 GRAMMY AWARDS

Sunday, Feb. 10
5 p.m. - COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 GRAMMY AWARDS
E! takes an in-depth look at the nominees for the music industry's most prestigious awards show.

6 p.m. - LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 GRAMMY AWARDS
E! NEWS hosts Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic continue to bring fans unparalleled celebrity filled red carpet interviews with the music industry's best and brightest talent with live coverage from the 2013 GRAMMY AWARDS red carpet.

Monday, Feb. 11
10 p.m. - FASHION POLICE: THE 2013 GRAMMY AWARDS
Join celebrity fashion correspondent, Joan Rivers and her outspoken panel of fashionistas, including Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos, for a special GRAMMY AWARDS edition of FASHION POLICE.

THE 2013 BAFTA AWARDS

Monday, Feb. 11
7 p.m. - BAFTA AWARDS
E! viewers can catch the BAFTAs (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) which  supports, promotes and develops the art of film, television, and video games by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners, and benefiting the public.

THE 2013 ACADEMY AWARDS

Sunday, Feb. 24
2 p.m. - COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 ACADEMY AWARDS 
E! offers viewers an in-depth look at the nominees for the 2013 OSCARS.

6 p.m. - LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2013 ACADEMY AWARDS
Hosted by E! NEWS hosts Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET is the ultimate pre-show extravaganza and is one of E!'s most recognized programming events, airing in more than 160 countries around the world. LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET gives viewers a golden seat for the 2013 OSCARS red carpet.

11:30 p.m. - E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2013 ACADEMY AWARDS
After all the OSCARS are given out, E! heads to the after party to schmooze with Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars.

Monday, Feb. 25
9 p.m. - FASHION POLICE: THE 2013 ACADEMY AWARDS 
Following the biggest awards show in Hollywood, join celebrity fashion correspondent, Joan Rivers and her outspoken panel of fashionistas, including Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos, for a special OSCARS edition of FASHION POLICE.

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E! is television's top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 6.5 million cable and satellite subscribers across Canada. E! content is available any time and anywhere, including eonline.ca@EOnlineCanada,Facebook, and other emerging platforms. The pulse of pop culture, E! features a variety of programming including hit reality series, fascinating profiles of the world's biggest stars, up-to-the-minute entertainment news, witty talk series, and the best live red carpet coverage from Canada and around the world. E! is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

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