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Roger Neal to Host 4th Annual Oscar Viewing Party and Icon Awards at The World Famous Hollywood Palladium

Where Academy Members Love to Watch The Oscars over Dinner then Join The Nominees After Party…

By E.M. Fredric

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Loretta Swit, Ed Asner and Roger Neal

Hollywood, CA (The Hollywood Times) – 02/18/2019 – The 4th Annual Roger Neal’s Oscar Viewing Dinner, Icon Awards & After Party have found a new home at the restored  Hollywood Palladium on Oscar Sunday February 24th. Roger and Lynn Neal, Founder and Chairman of the annual Oscar night event are excited along with their partners Maryanne and Thomas Lai to move into the historic Palladium – which is operated by LIVE NATION.

Lainie Kazan receives Icon Award

It’s the first time in over 50 years that an Oscar party has been held there. Neal’s added an After Party that will have Oscar winners and presenters stop by to celebrate their win this Oscar night. For the last three years Roger’s event became so successful at the Hollywood Museum – that it grew beyond the museum’s capacity. The Hollywood Palladium was named a historic-cultural monument in 2016 with unamimous vote by the Los Angeles City Council.

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“We are most excited for booking the Palladium and its beautiful restoration. We can seat up to 800 for dinner if needed” said Roger Neal.

ABC7’s TV On The Red Carpet Official Oscar Party Coverage with George Pennacchioand TalkRadio 790 | KABC-AM Sunday Night Live with Susan Olsen & Frank Sheftel will be broadcasting live from the Hollywood Palladium. “We are expecting over 100 stars and a huge media red carpet to accommodate them including Joe Cortese, one of the stars of Golden Globe Best Picture, The Green Book,” said Edward Lozzi, event media and red-carpet coordinator. 

CSI:Miami’s Sofia Milos

The Oscar Viewing Dinner will be a sit-down, black-tie white-glove service experience for the stars, their guests, sponsors and ticket buyers. Souley Vegan owner and Celebrity Gourmet chef Tamearra will be creating the Dinner for Oscar Party guests. Emerald Hare Winery will be among the wineries supplying exceptional wines for dinner and afterwards.

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Tunesmith Adam Lambert

Entertainment will include live on stage: 22-year old R&B Pop sensation/Foundation Records recording artist Roger Neal and his dancers, followed by Richard Halperin’s Hollywood Cavalcade Show with a live band (from LA’s Cicada Club), and special guests performing high-brow music from the 20’s and 30’s. A special appearance by Howard Hewett of Shalamar will rock the Palladium performing at the After-Party and a celebrity DJ will also heat up the dance floor!

Actor Ernie Hudson receives Icon Award

The Roger Neal Oscar Viewing Dinner will once again honor stars with the Icon Award during the Oscar pre-show. This year’s honorees include: For TV, award winning actress Loretta Swit star of (Mash) presented to her by Jamie Farr (Mash), Robert Forster (Oscar Nominee), Margaret Avery (Oscar Nominee for The Color Purple) presented to her by William Pugh, (The Color Purple), Lainie Kazan (Oscar nominee for My Favorite Year) presented to her by Joe Cortese (The Green Book) for Motion pictures. Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), presented to him by producer Donald Petrie for Motion Pictures, Bernie Kopell (Love Boat) for TV presented by Dawn Wells (Gilligan’s Island) and TV star Ms. Michael Learned (The Waltons)The Music Icon Award will go to Grammy and Golden Globe nominee Frank StalloneWoman in Philanthropy Icon award goes to actress/philanthropist/ two time Daytime Emmy Award Winner Kira Reed Lorsch (The Bay) for Television, presented by Lynn Neal.

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Peter Farrelly (Oscar nominated Writer & Director of Green Book

This Year’s 2019 Oscar Nominees will be attending  The Roger Neal Oscar After Party including cast & crew from Best Pictures including: Peter Farrelly (Oscar nominated Writer & Director of Green Book)Tony McNamara (Oscar nominated Best Original Screenplay for The Favourite), Erick Beckman & David Jesteadt (Distributors of Oscar nominated film Mirai)Mamoru Hosoda (Writer & Director of Oscar nominated film Mirai), Yuichiro Saito, (Producer of Oscar nominated film Mirai), Joe Cortese (Green Book), Patrick Don Vito (Oscar nominated Best Film Editing for Green Book), Ethan Van der Ryn & Eric Aadahl (Oscar nominees for Best Sound Editing A Quiet Place), Kirk Bovill (Henry Kissinger of Oscar nominated movie Vice), Emma Eliza Regan (Oscar nominated Detainment), Steve Kingston (Production Designer of Oscar nominated Detainment), Darren Mahon & Vincent Lambe (Oscar nominated director and filmmaker of Oscar nominated Detainment) Bryce Nielson (Special Effects for Roma), Ms. Tan Kheng Hua (Crazy Rich Asians). 

Lou and Carla Ferrigno

During the Oscar Viewing Dinner Party, tradition has five charities spotlighted to receive a donation check from Roger & Lynn Neal and partners Maryanne and Thomas Lai, from funds raised! The 2019 non-profits are: Environmental Charter Schools, Love From Music City, The Hollywood Museum, The Robert H. Lorsch Foundation and SwitHeart Animal Alliance.

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Neal says, “The 4th Annual Oscar Viewing Dinner, Gifting Suite and After-Party will be our biggest yet and we are looking forward to a spectacular night on February 24th 2019.”

The Roger Neal Oscar Viewing Dinner and After-Party is by invitation only. You may purchase limited available Dinner Seats including After-Party for $1,000. To buy tickets and/or sponsorship packages, please call: 323-366-2796.

The 4th Annual Roger Neal Oscar Viewing Dinner and After Party with Gift Suite Oscar Sunday February 24th, 2019. Hollywood Palladium  6215 Sunset Blvd. LA 90028

Over 100 Stars are expected. 600 Guests in total are expected for Dinner.

Some of the many stars that have come to Roger Neal’s Oscar Viewing Party.

From Edward Lozzi, event media and red-carpet coordinator the confirmed celebrity list to attend: 

Loretta Swit, Ilya Salkind (Superman), Ms. Michael Learned (The Waltons), Joe Cortese (The Green Book), Barbara Luna (Star Trek), Frank Stallone (Barfly), Lou Ferrigno, Jr (SWAT), Cory Oliver, Lydia Cornell (Too Close for Comfort), Bridgette Nielson (Red Sonya), Sofia Milos (CSI: Miami), Dawn Wells (Gilligan’s Island), Lorenzo Lamas (Renegade), Dee Wallace (ET), Mary Wilson (The Supremes), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Lainie Kazan (My Favorite Year), Bernie Kopell (Love Boat),  George Papadopoulous (former Trump’s Foreign Policy Advisor), Courtney Stodden (Celebrity Big Brother), Nic Novicki (Sopranos), Teale Sperling (Toy Box), Kate Linder (Young & Restless), Kami Kotler, Judy Tenuta (HBO Specials), Ieva Georges (No Way Out), Katherine Kelly Lang (The Bold and Beautiful), Katherine Pacino, Eva-Marie Fredric (Daytime Emmy nominated Giants), James Jurdi (Reaper), Cory Feldman (Stand By Me), Noreen Taylor (The Bay), Patrika Darbo (Days of Our Lives), Meredith Thomas, Miles Tagtmeyer (Broken), Stanley Livingston (My 3 Sons), Suzanne Marques (Enlightened HBO), Donna Spangler (Beverly Hills Christmas), Patty McCormack (The Bad Seed), Gabrielle Stone (Speak No Evil), Tanya Banks (Little Women), Ivan Modei, Rebecca Holden (Knightrider)Joel Diamond (Grammy Record Producer Engelbert Humperdinck), Robert Mack (Host Good Morning LaLa Land), Autum and Todd McGinley, Dr. Paul Nassif (E!’s Botched), Danny Arroyo (Sangre Negra), Clarence Gilyard (Walker Texas Ranger), Brenda Dickson (The Young & Restless), Kathy Garver (Family Affair), Joanne Worley (Laugh In), Ava Cantrell (Niclelodeons Haunted Hathaways), Melody Anderson (Flash Gordon, Firewalker), Carrie Schroder (I Am Frankie-Nickelodeon), Petri Byrd (Judge Judy), Renee Lawless (Tyler Perry’s Have and Have Nots), Sonika Vaid, James Dumont (Law & Order,True Crime), Lucille Soong (Fresh Off the Boat), Sheryl Lee Ralph (Instant Mom), Alison Arngrim (Little House), Yi Zhou (Runaway Pistol), Keith Carlos (Bold & The Beautiful America’s Top Model), Emmanuel Kabongo (21 Thunder), Gloria Loring, Carl Crawford (LA Dodgers), Francesca Fanti (American Crime Story:Versacae), Frank Pesce (29th Street), Carolyn Hennessey (Terminator 3), Peter Mark Richman (Naked Gun’Star Trek), Erin Haskell (Good Morning, La La Land), Richard Brooks (Emmy winner), Ron Moss (Emmy winner The Bay), Devin Devasquez, (TV & film producer Emmy winner & former Playmate), Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons), Freyda Payne (singing legend), Ernest Harden Jr., (White Men Cant Jump), Kathleen Bradley (Price is Right), Art Evans (Die Hard 2), Janet Dubois (Good Times), Roger E. Mosley (Magnum PI), Ella Joyce (ROC), Margaret “Shug” Avery (Oscar nominated The Color Purple), Cisco Reyes (Amazon’s Chosen Kin), LUENELL (A Star is Born Oscar nominated Best picture) Jamie Farr (MASH, presenting Icon award to Loretta Swit), Joe Fria (Guardians of the Galaxy), Kevin Seymour (NFL Carolina Panthers), Adoree Jackson (NFL Tennessee Titans), Vincent Spano (Alive), Willard Pugh (Air Force 1), Mother Love, William McNamara (Nun), Jaclyn Lopez (The Lucky Man), Roger Neal Jr. (Recording Artist), Tanya Roberts (Charlies Angels& Sheena), Stephanie Szostak (ABC’s A Million Little Things & Iron Man 3), Gloria Garayu (How To Get Away with Murder), Farah Abraham (Teen Mom), Carrie Mitchum (James Dean Live Fast Die Young), Vincent DePaul (The Bay), Ken Davitian (Borat), Shadoe Stevens (Hosts Top of The World), Beverly Stevens (Shadoevision), Amber Stevens West (ABC’s Greek), Laurene Landon (All the Marbles, Maniac Cop), Jeremy Miller (Growing Pains) Jeannie Kasem (Cheers,The Tortellis), Lou Ferrigno (The Hulk), Burt Ward (Batman), Susan Olson (The Brady Bunch), Buzz Aldrin, Chris McDonald (Thelma & Louise, Happy Gilmore), Donovan Carter (HBO’s Ballers), Jamie Kennedy (Scream), Johnny Roastbeef Williams (Good Fellas & Green Book), Katherine Kramer, Karen Kramer, Celeste Thorson (How I Met Your Mother), Gloria Allred (Netflix, Seeing AllRed)Lee Purcell (JL Ranch & Murder She Wrote)Sean Kanan(Bold Beat), Camila Banus (Days of Our Lives), Phil Crosby (Bing’s grandson performing)Richard Halpern (performing), Terry Moore (Oscar nominee Come Back Little Sheba),Sally Kirkland (Oscar nominee-Golden Globe winner), Roslynd Kind (singer Streisand’s sister), Nancy O’Brian– Playboy Playmate, Vince Lazano (Pirates of the Caribbean), Wes GeerJeri Jewel (Facts of Life), Jeraldine Saunders (The Love Boat Lady), Kidk Bovill (starred as Henry Kissinger-Oscar nominated movie Vice), Emma Eliza Regan (Oscar nominated Detainment), Steve Kingston (Production Designer of Oscar nominated Detainment),Darren Mahon & Vincent Lambe (Oscar nominated Director & Filmmaker of Detainment), Maria Conchita Alonso(Moscow on The Hudson),John Ratzenberger (Cheers,Toy Story),Bryce Nielson (Special Effects Oscar nominated Roma), David Permut (Producer Hacksaw Ridge), Ms. Tan Kheng Hua (Crazy Rich Asians), Joyce Bulifant (Mary Tyler Moore Show), The Pointer Sisters (Grammy, AMA winners) and George Lazenby (James Bond On Her Majesty’s Secret Service).

NEW RSVP’s added daily, Lozzi promises.

For updates: Roger Neal Oscar Viewing Dinner

New and returning Vendors/Sponsors: Air Roasters, Belleek Castle, Bertha Mae’s Baking Company, Black Coffee Glamour, Bombonier Brazilian Chocolates, Emerald Hare Wines, GM Collin, Greg Chapman Executive Tailored Clothes, Hint Water, Hollywood Museum (Co-Presenting Sponsor), Hollywood Palladium, Lutronic Intelligent Care, Mary’s Cake Shop, Maximum State Program, Montecristo Cigars, Natalie K. Diamonds, Organic Face Cosmetics, Papira Health and Wellness, Party and Sushi Catering, Raju Rasiah, Red Skelton Museum, Roger’s Burgers, Souley Vegan, Takako, The Airhook, The World Talented Mom Competition, Timmy Woods, WooLash and World Zhitian Art Finance Co, Ltd.(Presenting Sponsor).

You Matter – You Are Not Alone staff are volunteering to work for the event.