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James Lipton Reveals He Is Live Blogging Coverage Of The Oscars On AOL.com (Video)

First Posted: 02/20/13 EST Updated: 02/20/13 EST

We at AOL.com are excited and honored to announce that the famed host of 'Inside the Actors Studio' James Lipton will be anchoring our live blog coverage of The Oscars. Watch the video above as James makes the exclusive announcement about the event in his own words.

The live blog begins Sunday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. EST on AOL.com with coverage of the actors and actresses arriving on the red carpet at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California. AOL.com editors will be analyzing wardrobe choices during the lead-up to the big show. Following the red carpet, James Lipton will bring his signature wit and insight and share insider commentary about the Oscar winners as the show unfolds along with interesting anecdotes from years of training and interviewing the country's most accomplished actors on his Bravo TV show.

This is the second celebrity live blogger to anchor AOL.com's coverage of a major entertainment event. On February 10, rock star Bret Michaels hosted AOL.com editors in his Arizona home for coverage of the 55th Annual Grammy Award show.

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