What time does the Met Gala coverage for 2016 begin and can I watch it on TV? Fortunately, viewers can watch the celebrity red carpet arrivals tonight and we’ve got all the details on what to expect to see. Read on below for the schedule of events.
DATE: May 2, 2016
PRE-SHOW TIME: 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET/PT time delay: E! News pre-coverage of the Met Gala on-air, online and via social media. This will be featured on the E! Network.
RED CARPET TIME: 7:30 – 9 p.m. ET/PT: Giuliana Rancic and Zanna Roberts Rassi, along with Olivia Culpo and celebrity stylist Johnny Wujek, will give the red carpet rundown on the fashions of the evening. Catt Sadler and Zuri Hall will interview some of the biggest celebrities on the red carpet live.
TV CHANNEL: The Live From the Red Carpet special will air on the E! Network, but there has been no report of a live stream.
HONORARY CHAIRS: Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jonathan Ive, Nicolas Ghesquière, Karl Lagerfeld, and Miuccia Prada.
2016 MET GALA THEME: “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology”
EVENT HOST: Chairwoman Anna Wintour
TICKET PRICES: According to the NY Times, tickets for this year’s gala are $30,000 each, and tables are $275,000.
EXHIBIT SPONSOR: Apple