Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SPECTRUM NY1 MEDIA CONTACT
Nikia Redhead
Nikia.Redhead@charter.com
212-379-3750 

TONY AWARDS MEDIA CONTACT
Rachael Trager
Rachael@slate-pr.com
212-235-6817



Spectrum News NY1 to Air Live Two-Hour 'On Stage Live Red Carpet to the Tonys'

Spectrum News NY1 to Air Live Two-Hour ‘On Stage Live Red Carpet To The Tonys’ On Sunday, June 11 at 5 PM

Exclusive Coverage to Include Live Interviews and Fashion Reviews from the Red Carpet at Radio City Music Hall 

New York, NY (June 9, 2017) – Spectrum News NY1’s On Stage will deliver its signature Broadway coverage with an exclusive two-hour Live Red Carpet to the Tonys special at the 71st Annual Tony Awards® on Sunday, June 11. Starting at 5 pm ET, On Stage’s Live Red Carpet to the Tonys will offer viewers exclusive red carpet coverage including behind-the-scenes moments and interviews with presenters, performers and Tony nominees set to take the stage at Radio City Music Hall. The Tony Awards® are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The 2017 Tony Awards Red Carpet is Presented by Nordstrom. 

On Stage host Frank DiLella and actress Sarah Jones will co-host the show to bring viewers the latest Tony Awards® buzz, celebrity conversations and unpredictable moments as they unfold live from the red carpet. Stars expected to walk the red carpet will include this year’s class of Tony nominees and presenters.  

In addition, NY1 arts reporter Stephanie Simon, Vogue Style Editor Edward Barsamian and Nordstrom Senior Fashion Director Shannon Schafer will review the red carpet fashions and styles.

Viewers may follow NY1’s Tony Awards coverage or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter @ny1 and @NY1OnStage by using the hashtags #RoadToTheTonys and #TonyAwards2017. The official Tony Awards Live Stream show will be available beginning at 5:00pm on NY1, TonyAwards.com and Nordstrom.com. While tuned into the red carpet coverage, fans can follow @thetonyawards on Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, for even more behind-the-scenes content, winner announcements, fun trivia and more.

NY1 airs on channel 1 and channel 200 on Spectrum. Spectrum News NY1 is an exclusive channel of Spectrum.

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About Spectrum Networks

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About The Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Robert E. Wankel is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is President. At the American Theater Wing, David Henry Hwang is Chairman and Heather A. Hitchens is President. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2017 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2017 Tony Awards. 

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