Congrats to Roger Goodman, who has been named director of the 81st Academy Awards telecast, producer Laurence Mark and executive producer Bill Condon announced today.
“Roger has an impressive list of credentials, particularly as relates to live television,” said Mark and Condon in a joint statement. “We’re thrilled that he’ll be bringing his keen eye and dynamic approach to the Oscar show.”
Goodman has earned dozens of news and sports Emmy nominations and has won 25 Emmy Awards, so he's clearly the best man for the job! Don't forget to tune into the 81st Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22, 2009. The show will air live on ABC from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.