Between Beverly Rivas, Tiana Patterson, and myself, there were three different views of The Red Carpet at the 2012 Oscars. Well, since Bev and Tiana were a team, really they should be considered one person. At any rate, here are the videos we created while on The Red Carpet, including the videos from the morning of The Oscars.
The Oscars Red Carpet 2012 Media Positions
Here I give Bev and Tiana a tour and point out that, once again, the minority media companies were all lumped together: TV One, BET, and Telemundo.
Now, I said “once again;” here’s the first video I created on the subject in 2010, where I called the grouping the ‘District 9’ of The Oscars:
Here’s Bev’s take:
And she had to stop and watch fashion guru Tim Gunn do his show prep work:
“LIVE with Kelly!” (Ripa) Director Brian Chapman At The Oscars
Mr. Chapman was kind enough to give me a bit of a teaser of what Kelly Ripa was going to wear for her Live with Kelly! show, which was to say “You have to tune in to see.” I could have asked better questions, like ‘How many people does it take to put on a production here.’ But next time I’l do better.
Bev and Tiana On Oscar Sunday
Our intrepid duo made it down to Hollywood and Highland and to The Red Carpet on Oscar Sunday Morning, and had a great time. Aside from being interviewed by a website called Hollywood Junket, the two made their way, well see for yourself: