LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / –
The ephemeral event filmed from the top of a double-decker bus
Will pay tribute to deserving but snubbed talents, including Tom Hanks, Jodie foster,
Spike lee & a tribute to the cinemas that closed their doors during the pandemic, and more
The Snubbys get bigger and win the Oscars®. Hosted by the actor and Roastmaster General Jeff Ross
LiveXLive Media (Nasdaq: LIVX) (“LiveXLive”), a global live and on-demand broadcasting platform for audio, video and podcast / vodcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Slacker Radio, React presents and Custom Personalization Solutions, today announced that its original successful franchise, The Snubbys, develops and takes the Oscars®. Hosted by the actor and Roastmaster General Jeff Ross, The Snubbys: Oscars® Edition, will be a night of laughter, surprises and tributes to a few elected officials, including Tom hanks, Jodie foster, and Spike lee – who deserved but did not receive nominations. It will also present a parody of the “In Memoriam” segment of the Oscars® that highlights these big movie stars who “snubbed death” this year. The #Snubbys will premiere on Friday 23 April at 8 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PST on the LiveXLive platform.
The Snubbys: Oscars® Edition will bring fans together to celebrate some of their favorite actors in a fun and light way. Filmed atop a double-decker sightseeing bus with live audience and keyboardist, host Jeff Ross explores why these wrongs happened and offers fans an epic song about this year Snubbys laureates. Before taking the show on the road, Ross, in a black tie, struts a red carpet on Hollywood Boulevard to talk to fans on the street (and from afar) about this year’s Oscar® films and nominations. . Additionally, fan commentary and attendance will highlight the epic snub actors. The #Snubbys and Ross remind us that there is nothing wrong with doing our best while staying short.
“I like The Snubbys. Besides funny movie jokes, it’s a pat on the back to all the underdogs in the world who deserve more recognition than they get, ”said Ross.Hollywood had a difficult year. The cinemas have been closed and the nominated films are all depressing. So it’s my job to do what no host has done before … make fun of Tom hanks. ”
“We are delighted to partner again with the comedic genius of Jeff Ross», Said the president of LiveXLive, Dermot mccormack. “The success of our inauguration Snubbys The event proved that our fans have an appetite for this content and want us to right the many wrongs in pop culture. We are looking forward to launching further expansions of the Snubbys franchise.”
The Snubbys: Oscars® Edition follows the inauguration Snubbys event, which was broadcast in January 2021 in tribute to the artists snubbed during the Music Awards season. Hosted by Jeff Ross, the first special collected over 1.3 million global streams.
The LiveXLive platform offers live concerts, festivals, music news, docu-reality series and interviews as well as on-demand audio and audio playlists and vodcasts / podcasts. In 2020, LiveXLive’s library garnered over 118 million views worldwide. LiveXLive has propelled global pay-per-view and live hits with some of the world’s most renowned talent including Pitbull, Monsta X, Darius rucker, Kygo, Jimmy buffett, Zac Brown, Sofi Tukker, Darius rucker, Hot Chelle Rae, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Chris rock, Idina Menzel, Jennifer lopez, Sullivan Kingand Champagne Drip.
OSCAR (s) ® is a registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (“Academy”). LiveXLive is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Academy.
About LiveXLive Media, Inc.
Based at Los Angeles, California, LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (the “Company”) (pronounced Live “by” Live) is a global platform for live streaming and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture. LiveXLive, which has streamed over 1,800 artists since January 2020, has become a go-to partner for the world’s greatest artists and celebrity voices, as well as for concerts at music festivals including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas and many more. In April 2020, LiveXLive produced its first 48 hour music festival called “Music Lives” with huge success as it garnered over 50 million views and over 5 billion views for #musiclives on TikTok in over 100 performances. LiveXLive’s library of global events, video-audio podcasts, and original shows is also available on Amazon TVs, Apple TV, Roku, and Samsung, in addition to its own app, destination site, and channels. social. The company’s wholly owned subsidiary, PodcastOne, generates more than 2.25 billion downloads per year with more than 400 episodes distributed per week on a stable of hundreds of leading podcasts. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter at @livexlive and YouTube.
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