Included in the two-hour program will be interviews with Jennifer Hudson and Eddie Murphy, who are both Oscar-nominated for their roles in "Dreamgirls." Both Hudson and Murphy have already picked up Golden Globe and SAG Awards for their performances. The program will also feature chats with Kate Winslet ("Little Children"); Martin Scorsese and the cast of "The Departed"; Owen Wilson and Paul Newman ("Cars"); and Forest Whitaker ("The Last King of Scotland"). Some of the country's top critics will also debate about who will be taking home Oscar gold.
"Breakfast with the Arts" airs from 8-10 AM ET on A&E. Karina Huber hosts. Check local listings or visit www.aetv.com for more information.
The 79th Annual Academy Awards will be presented Feb. 25. ABC-TV will broadcast the event live from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre beginning at 8 PM ET. The telecast will begin with a half-hour red carpet segment titled "The Road to the Oscars."