George Takei, serving as the live stream’s official fan correspondent;
Randi Zuckerberg as the tech/social correspondent;
Blake Ross as the theatre correspondent; and
Emilio Sosa as the fashion correspondent.
Experience the Action LIVE on Tony Night
The 2-hour, 30-minute special will air from 5:30pm to 8:00pm ET on June 7 on TonyAwards.com, CBS.com, Playbill.com and TimeOut.com. Viewers will feel like they are right in the action, enjoying interviews with the 2015 Tony Nominees from the Red Carpet as they arrive for Broadway’s biggest night.
In partnership with Stage17.tv and Playbill, the live special will also showcase exclusive behind-the-scenes features showcasing the nominated shows and actors of 2014-2015 Broadway season. The live special will be produced by red carpet specialist Eddie Delbridge (E! Live from the Red Carpet) in conjunction with Serino/Coyne and Getty Images Video. Additional camera equipment is generously provided by B&H Photo.
“There is no experience quite like being on the Tony Awards red carpet. The energy and excitement of the nominees, presenters and performers as they are about the enter Radio City Music Hall is exhilarating, and we are thrilled to share this unique experience with Broadway fans around the world – live – for the first time,” said Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing, and Charlotte St Martin, President of The Broadway League, in a statement.
Fans who are in the New York City area can watch the live stream with fellow fans at the Times Square Simulcast via Clear Channel’s SpectacolorHD screens in the heart of the Broadway community—New York City’s Times Square. Exclusive content will also be available for fans to enjoy on the go through the Tony Awards Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialTonyAwards) and the Tony Awards Second Screen Experience at www.TonyAwards.com/secondscreen.
The 2015 Tony Awards
The 2015 Tony Awards - hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming – will be broadcast on Sunday, June 7, 2015 (8:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.