EXCLUSIVE: Chris Harrison Talks Awards And Red Carpet

Jan. 14 2010, Published 5:32 a.m. ET

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Award season’s back in full swing and thrilled fans everywhere are gathering for the highly anticipated red carpet arrivals and getting this years top picks. caught up with “The Bachelor’s” host Chris Harrison in an exclusive interview where he shares his predictions, his favorites and even his wardrobe!

“It just so happens this year the red carpet is slammed into January, because of the Olympics.  Everything is slammed into this month, other than the Oscars, you’re literally going, Globes, Sags, Grammy’s.  These are back to back to back weekends and it’s going to be so crazy!”

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Although it will be packed into such a short time, Harrison is truly excited for the “crazy” award season.

“I always look forward to the award season because it is my true passion.  It’s what I love.  As much as “The Bachelor” is my hobby, my true love is live television and you can’t get more live and more unpredictable than the red carpet.”

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We asked Harrison about his favorites for this years awards and he told us he’s ready for some new faces.

“I’m hoping some new shows, some new blood...I know “30-Rock” and “The Office” are all back, but I’m hoping, well it’s sad to say but I don’t want to see Tina Fey up there again, she’s won 19 Emmy’s and 19 Golden Globes.  I want to see the guys from “Modern Family”. I want to see what it did for the kids of “Glee” if it won.”

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Whoever brings home the trophy this year, we all know that what’s worn on the red carpet is arguably juicier than the event itself. So we asked Harrison what he’d be wearing ...

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“I’ll be wearing Vera Wang, it’s an off the shoulder.  I don’t know if it’s showing too much cleavage, we’re going to have to see about that. I’m not sure if the sensors will let it through.  Oh, and about an 8-inch heel with goldfish in them.”

This will be a sight to see... catch it when Chris Harrison and Cari Ann Inaba will be live coast to coast, January 17th on the T.V. Guide Network.



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