Philbin on Oscar's red carpet


Regis Philbin will host the official 30-minute red carpet arrivals show preceding the 80th annual Academy Awards broadcast, executive producer Gil Cates and producer Dennis Doty announced Monday.

It will be Philbin's first stint hosting the warm-up, which will air at 5 p.m. PST on ABC on Feb. 24 from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.