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OVGuide.com to Host Leeza Gibbons' 'A Night to Make a Difference' at Mr. Chow Live StreamOVGuide.com's Millions of Visitors to Receive Exclusive Access to First Annual 'Party With a Purpose' on Oscar Night (February 20, 2009)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/09 -- OVGuide.com, the Internet's most comprehensive portal for online video discovery and search, today announced it is one of the exclusive live streamers of Leeza Gibbons' 'A Night to Make a Difference' at Mr. Chow, an Oscar dinner and charity celebration, to take place on Sunday, February 22, 2009. The event, which kicks off at 4:00pm PT, will bring together entertainment luminaries to honor Hollywood's commitment to helping others. It will benefit the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation and Olivia Newton-John's Cancer and Wellness Centre, and can be viewed in real-time at www.ovguide.com/oscarnight.
In addition to a live auction and musical performances, Leeza Gibbons' 'A Night to Make a Difference' at Mr. Chow will honor several 'Ambassadors of Change', celebrities active in volunteerism, including Jessica Biel, Cindy Crawford, Hilary Duff, Leeza Gibbons, Tony Hawk, Larry King, Mario Lopez, Olivia Newton-John and Amy Smart. Radio personality and noted social, political and entertainment industry commentator Tom Gregory, who is also the face of OVGuide.com, will be in attendance to speak with celebrity guests about their views on the entertainment industry's contributions toward humanitarianism. Gregory also produced three segments that review Hollywood's philanthropic history, reaching back to Audrey Hepburn's era and concluding with a look at the recent efforts of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. They will be showcased during the event and available for viewing at any time on OVGuide.com.
"We have always been a valuable portal for the entertainment community, and are thrilled to be an official streaming partner for one of the biggest Oscar Night affairs," said Dale Bock, founder and president of OVGuide.com. "We are pleased to offer our millions of visitors behind-the-scenes access to a highly-regarded celebrity event."
To watch Leeza Gibbons' 'A Night to Make a Difference' at Mr. Chow live on OVGuide.com, please visit www.ovguide.com/oscarnight. OVGuide.com's viewers will also be able to make donations to the night's featured celebrity charities directly from the site.
OVGuide.com is the best way to easily find TV shows, movies, video clips and other content on the Internet. As the ultimate guide to online video, OVGuide.com's powerful search engine and team of editors cut through the clutter of over 3,500 online video sites to discover, categorize and make recommendations on the best content that is available on the Web.
In January 2009, OVGuide.com received more than 12 million unique visitors, 150 million page views and 36 million searches. To upgrade your online video entertainment experience, please visit www.ovguide.com.
Victoria Yarnish / Amy White
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