Robin Roberts, Tyson Beckford to host Oscars red carpet show

ABC's red-carpet line up will include Robin Roberts, Tyson Beckford, Lara Spencer and Jess Cagle.
Posted By Kate Stanton Follow @KateStan Contact the Author   |   Feb. 17, 2014 at 5:54 PM

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- With only a few weeks left until the Academy Awards -- which air Sunday, March 2 -- ABC has announced its line up of red-carpet pre-show hosts, who will interview the celebrities before the ceremony.

This year, Good Morning America anchors Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer will host ABC's Red Carpet Live show, with some help from model-actor Tyson Beckford and Jess Cagle, the editorial director of People and Entertainment Weekly.

The hosts made the announcement on Good Morning America Monday morning:

Roberts, 53, who battled serious health conditions last year, has hosted the show four times. This will be her fifth.

She congratulated her new colleagues on Twitter Monday:

[Deadline, MediaBistro]

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