How to watch the Oscars: Date, time, nominations, host and other things to know about the Academy Awards

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The Oscars are just around the corner! With less than two weeks until the biggest night in Hollywood, here's what you should know.

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When are the Oscars?

The 91st Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.

As in years past, the ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood.

How to watch the Oscars

The Oscars will air LIVE on ABC at 8 p.m. ET| 5 p.m. PT.

Check back for more ways to watch as they're announced.

Who is hosting the Oscars?
There will be no host this year, the Academy confirmed.

Kevin Hart was initially announced as the show's host in early December, though he dropped out following online backlash against years-old homophobic tweets. After speculation that he might reconsider, Hart appeared on Good Morning America to say definitively that he would not be hosting and that he is done talking about the controversy.

This will be the show's first time without a host in three decades.

Who are the nominees?

See the full list of nominees here.

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Find out who is nominated for an Oscar and be sure to watch the 91st Oscars Feb. 24 on ABC.

Among the notable nominees are Netflix's art piece Roma, which walked away with 10 nods. This was tied for the most with witty British comedy The Favourite. Black Panther, the most popular film at the box office in 2018, became the first superhero movie to be nominated for Best Picture.

Among the snubs was Bradley Cooper, who did not get nominated for his directorial debut, A Star Is Born, even though he was considered a strong directing contender.

Who is performing during the show?

The nominees for Best Original Song will be performed during the show. This means Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper will be singing the chart-topper "Shallow" from A Star Is Born, among other performances.

The Oscars have also announced that Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform during the "In Memoriam" segment.

Who else will be there?

The Oscars have begun to announce the A-list celebrities who will be presenting, including Whoopi Goldberg, Tina Fey and Chris Evans.

When does voting take place?
Here are key dates to keep in mind ahead of the ceremony:
  • Finals voting opens: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
  • Finals voting closes: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
  • 91st Oscars: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019


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