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January 09, 2013 18:00 ET

POPSUGAR Kicks Off Award Season With Live Coverage of the People's Choice Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and More

POPSUGAR Creates First Live Backstage Award Show Google+ Hangout Experience

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 9, 2013) -

POPSUGAR LIVE!

People's Choice Awards, Wednesday, January 9

Oscar Nominations Announcement, Thursday, January 10

Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Thursday, January 10

Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, January 13

Tune in all this week to POPSUGAR LIVE for behind-the-scenes fashion moments, predictions, interviews, and red-carpet access to this season's top nominees and award winners. With over 55 million monthly video views, POPSUGAR is the leading lifestyle and entertainment digital destination for women. POPSUGAR viewers will enjoy the glitz and glamour of this year's most anticipated award shows while providing unprecedented access backstage and on the red carpet LIVE.

This Wednesday, POPSUGAR will be LIVE at the People's Choice Awards red carpet chatting with stars as they head into Los Angeles's Dolby Theatre. Thursday morning, POPSUGAR will be in Hollywood broadcasting LIVE as the coveted Oscar nominations are announced. 

Thursday night, POPSUGAR will be LIVE on the Critics' Choice Movie Awards red carpet interviewing some of Hollywood's biggest stars as they make their way into the show. POPSUGAR and Google+ have teamed up to create the first-ever backstage Google+ Hangout. POPSUGAR will be interviewing the night's big winners and will be joined via Google+ Hangout by a panel of fashion, celebrity, and movie experts including members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association. This one-of-a-kind LIVE entertainment experience will be featured across POPSUGAR, Google+, YouTube, and uStream, creating unparalleled insider access for entertainment fans.

David Grant, president of POPSUGAR Studios, stated, "This year, we are taking live streaming to a new level so that fans have an immersive experience -- the excitement of being on the red carpet, backstage access, watching with our hosts live in-studio -- and even interacting with industry experts via a first-ever Google+ Hangout live from the show."

Sunday, POPSUGAR will be hosting a Golden Globe Awards viewing party, breaking down the night's hottest looks on the carpet, award-winner predictions, and what will be the biggest moments of the evening.

Below is the full schedule of events:

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
People's Choice Awards; coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. EST/4:30 p.m. PST

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Oscar nominations announcement; coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. EST/5:30 a.m. PST

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Critics' Choice Awards; coverage begins at 6 p.m. EST/3 p.m. PST
LIVE coverage includes a special backstage experience via Google+ Hangout

Sunday, January 13, 2013
Golden Globes; red-carpet viewing party begins at 6 p.m. EST/3 p.m. PST

LIVE streaming free and open to online viewers on the following sites:

POPSUGAR: www.live.popsugar.com
Google+: www.plus.google.com/+PopSugar
YouTube: www.youtube.com/PopSugarTV
uStream: http://www.ustream.tv/popsugar