Inside the Oscars: Find out what you didn’t see on TV

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22, 2019 Oscar show Co-Producer and Director Glenn Weiss, center, works ons
Oscar show director Glenn Weiss, center, works onstage with stage managers and steadicam operators in the Dolby Theatre during rehearsals for the 91st Oscars show Sunday.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

It’s Oscar Sunday. While millions are watching the show from their couches, The Times has snagged several golden tickets to Hollywood’s biggest night. Keep this page bookmarked throughout the night to get live updates from inside the Dolby Theatre and find out what you didn’t see on TV

Bar vibe

Unlike other award shows, there’s no food or drink inside the Oscars. That means if stars get hungry — and Ellen isn’t on hand to order pizza — the only refreshments are available in the lobby. But to get your hands on some trail mix or Champagne, you have to head out to the bar, where the show is barely audible on overhead monitors. That didn’t seem to be a problem for Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig, who ducked out of the ceremony at a commercial break to chat with the Coen brothers by the bar. But Allison Janney was more concerned about leaving the room. When she glanced up at a monitor and realized she was missing Bette Midler singing, she cried out: “Bette? I’m missing this? Oh, damn it.” Then she downed her drink and hightailed it back into the auditorium.


6:16 p.m. | Amy Kaufman

Arrivals - 91st Academy Awards, Los Angeles, USA - 24 Feb 2019
Rachel Weisz arrives for the 91st Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 24.
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