Los Angeles, CA, November 7, 2018 – The people have spoken, and before the new trophies are handed out, “The E! People’s Choice Awards” is reporting “Live From the Red Carpet” with an E! pre-party to help celebrate the best in pop culture chosen solely by the fans. “E! News’” Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy will co-host the network’s signature live coverage bringing fans the most spontaneous and genuine interviews with “The E! People’s Choice Award’s” biggest stars and nominees, pre-show surprises and even handing out a few awards before the big show, alongside “Nightly Pop” co-host Nina Parker, “The Real” co-host Jeannie Mai and E! Style correspondentZanna Roberts Rassi. E! will provide viewers with unparalleled multi-platform coverage on-air, on digital and across mobile and social live from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California on Sunday, November 11th as coverage begins at 7-9pm ET/PT. As a new addition, E!’s signature coverage and red carpet will flow directly into “The E! People’s Choice Awards” immediately following “Live From the Red Carpet” at 9pm ET/PT.
“With the acquisition of ‘The E! People’s Choice Awards,’ combined with our signature ‘Live From the Red Carpet’ coverage, we have an exciting opportunity to create a seamless and celebratory show that is truly for the people,” said Jennifer Neal, Executive Vice President, Marketing & Executive Producer, Live Events, E!. “For the first time, we’ll be incorporating fans on the red carpet for a more immersive experience. Plus, viewers can expect plenty of fun celebrity interviews, innovative multi-platform entertainment and fashion coverage, and lots of surprises for the fans, bringing them even closer to their favorite stars than ever before.”
As part of E!’s second screen live coverage, the network is partnering with Snapchat to live stream two moments, beginning with the handout of the first award of the night during “Live from the Red Carpet” followed by a surprise in-show moment.
“E! News’ The Rundown” host Erin Lim will be reporting from the “Fans’ Walk” where she will be interacting with fans who will have the opportunity to greet their favorite stars upon arrival. Additionally, E! will also capture exclusive content on the red carpet for “The Rundown” episode airing on Monday, November 12th.
On Twitter and on the “E! News” app, “Daily Pop” co-host Carissa Culiner and “E! News” correspondent Will Marfuggi will offer quick-witted pop culture live stream commentary as they take viewers behind-the-scenes from the red carpet to the final award.
Plus, “The E! People’s Choice Award” nominee for “Beauty Influencer of 2018” makeup artist James Charles will be giving two fans a surprise makeover.
The fan-favorite “E! Glambot” will make its “The E! People’s Choice Awards” debut with creative director Cole Walliser – music video director for pop powerhouses P!nk, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus – at the helm to capture one-of-a-kind red carpet moments in a breathtaking and innovative way, and immersing fans even deeper into all of the action, as it happens.
Before Sunday’s festivities begin, “E! News” will feature special PCAs coverage on Friday, November 9that 7pm ET/PT as co-hosts Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy will give viewers a first-look at the red carpet, as well as inside Barker Hangar where all the A-listers will enjoy the night. Plus “E! News” will go behind-the-scenes with a look at all the excitement leading up to the big night including: PCAs finalists including Selena Gomez, Nicole Kidman, Tiffany Haddish and Mariska Hargitay who all celebrated their nominations with E!; highlights of categories including Bad Ass Lady Nominees and all the super-star couples; and exclusive access to the some of the fan-favorite nominees as they get ready for the red carpet.
“The E! People’s Choice Awards” will immediately follow and be broadcast live from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica on Sunday, November 11th starting at 9pm ET/PT and is produced by Wilshire Studios and Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager.
Digital & Social
“E! News’” popular fan-favorite Instagram Stories will feature exclusive, behind-the-scenes PCAs coverage on Sunday, November 11th and on Monday, November 12th, and “Top Stories” will deliver E!’s fresh, comedic and quick-pace take on the biggest moments of the night.
Fans can follow every moment as the event unfolds and get exclusive behind-the-scenes content on “E! News” digital at eonline.com, @enews across social platforms (Instagram, Twitter and Facebook) and @e_news on Snapchat; @e_entertainment on Twitter and @eentertainment (Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat); and @peopleschoice (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat). Style fans can also follow along @stylecollective on Instagram for a fashion-first approach to the night.
Friday, November 9th
“Daily Pop” featuring co-hosts Carissa Culiner, Morgan Stewart and Justin Sylvester.
2pm ET/11am PT
“Live From E!” on the “E! News” page on Facebook Live and at www.eonline.com featuring “E! News” Chief Correspondent Melanie Bromley alongside the E! team.
7pm ET/ PT
“E! News” features co-hosts Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy and E!’s team of correspondents with a special “People’s Choice Awards” edition.
Sunday, November 11th
“Live From The Red Carpet: The 2018 People’s Choice Awards” hosted by “E! News” co-hosts Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy, along with Erin Lim, Nina Parker, Jeannie Mai and Zanna Roberts Rassi.
“The E! People’s Choice Awards” will broadcast live from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif.
Monday, November 12th
7pm ET/ PT
“E! News” features co-hosts Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy and E!’s team of correspondents for a special “The E! People’s Choice Awards” edition featuring PCAs highlights and interviews with the biggest winners.
E!’s “Live From The Red Carpet” is produced by Wilshire Studios. Gary Snegaroff, Shaun Smith and Gerry Johnston are executive producers.