Two-Hour Primetime Special Features Candid Interviews with Academy Award® Nominees Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer (The Help), and Jonah Hill (Moneyball)
TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) will air Oprah's Oscar® Special Sunday, February 19 at 6 p.m. ET. The two-hour primetime special will feature Oprah Winfrey interviewing three of this year's most highly lauded Academy Award®
nominated actors in candid, one-on-one interviews.
The special will feature revealing and intimate interviews, as only
Oprah can capture, with the nominees as they prepare for Hollywood's
biggest night. Oprah will speak with two actors from the hit film The Help - Viola Davis (two-time Academy Award® nominee and this year's Actress
in a Leading Role nominee) and Octavia Spencer (Actress in a Supporting
Role nominee) about their experiences on the film; and Jonah Hill of Moneyball (Actor in a Supporting Role nominee) talks about his first nomination
and co-starring alongside Brad Pitt.
Oprah's Oscar® Special is produced by Harpo Studios.
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