As the 80th annual Academy Awards came to a close it was hard to imagine that just under two weeks ago the writer’s strike could have painted a very different Oscars. WEBN’s Gabi Conti reports in Hollywood on the effect the strike had on the production of the show.Continue reading
It’s just before eight in the morning and it’s raining in Los Angeles. The city is still asleep. Its cars are waiting anxiously in their driveways to fill the empty streets. As our crew drives out of Hollywood and to our location the GPS is blaring “your destination is on the right in 1.3 miles.” In just a few moments WEBN reporter Hallie Anoff, technology manager Jonathan Satriale and I will be in Henry Winkler’s living room for a WEBN exclusive interview.Continue reading
The writer’s strike that plagued Hollywood for three months ended last week. Oscar host Jon Stewart will have help writing his monologue and we are set to get about 5 more episodes of “Desperate Housewives” by the end of season!Continue reading
“And the Nominees for Best Supporting Actor are….”
I’m sitting in the Kodak Theater, surrounded by celebrities. George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Cate Blancett – all the nominees are there.
WEBN sits down with Gil Cates, producer of the 80th Annual Academy Awards.Continue reading
The 2008 WEBN Oscars trip has officially begun.
We touched down in Los Angeles just after 11 a.m. Pacific time…
WEBN was in LA for a week of Oscar coverage.Continue reading