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Moran, Connelly, Moret to 'Countdown'

Julie Moran (“Entertainment Tonight”), Chris Connelly (“MTV News”) and Jim Moret have been tapped to co-host “Countdown to the Oscars 2001” on ABC, preceding the 73rd Academy Awards.

Show will be produced by Dennis Doty and executive produced by Gil Cates. It will air at 5 p.m. PST and will segue directly into the Oscar telecast.

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