BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producer of this year’s Emmy Awards says it’s a challenge to decide who to include in the ceremony’s memorial tribute. Executive producer Don Mischer said Friday that about three dozen stars and other industry notables are typically included in the “in memoriam” segment, although he says many more are […]
The Oscar ceremony has much to prove Sunday, including whether a blockbuster-free field can draw a TV audience and if Billy Crystal’s host routine remains a crowd-pleaser.
Tina Fey is the latest presenter to be announced for the 84th Academy Awards, and the third Oscar announcement to come on a very busy Friday for news from the Academy.
The Muppets may not be singing on the Oscar show, but they will be in the house. And Brad and Angelina will now have some stiff red-carpet competition in the form of a frog and a pig.
Aerialists, acrobats and contortionists are among the guests at this year’s Academy Awards. Telecast producers Don Mischer and Brian Grazer say they’ve invited Cirque do Soleil to perform during the Oscar show.
Tom Hanks – an Academy governor, two-time Oscar winner and five time nominee – will serve as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards.
“Modern Family” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” were the only primetime shows to receive multiple nominations, while actors Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston and Fred Savage were saluted for their directorial work in the Dirctors Guild of America’s television and commercial nominations, which were announced on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES — An Oscar-winning composer and Grammy-winning rapper will handle the music at the 84th annual Academy Awards. Producers said Thursday that Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams will serve as the show’s music consultants. Neither musician has worked on the Oscars before. Zimmer won an Oscar for the original score for 1994’s “The Lion […]
By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – Remember that disastrous Academy Awards show back in February? Well, it wasn’t James Franco’s fault that he was a lousy host. In fact, he didn’t even want the gig and acted dull on purpose. Four months after a brief Twitter-fueled tiff in which he criticized Oscar writer Bruce […]
BY: SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES – Oscar viewers, get ready to take a trip. Academy Awards producers say this year’s telecast will include various “scenic transitions” that take viewers to different thematic destinations throughout the show, and Oscars will be presented in each one. Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer said Tuesday that the Oscars will […]