The producers of the Academy Awards have good news for those watching at home: they’re trying to cut out the boring parts.
Barbra Streisand will perform at the Oscars next month, the first time she’s performed during an Academy Awards broadcast in 36 years.
Ever dreamed of holding an Oscar? Comedian and 2013 Oscars host Seth MacFarlane announced a national search on Friday for a lucky few college students who will hand out Oscar statuettes on Hollywood’s biggest night.
Hollywood wunderkind Seth MacFarlane will host the 85th Annual Academy Awards, ABC announced Monday.
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.
Oprah Winfrey is the latest celebrity to join Jimmy Kimmel’s seventh post-Oscar special. Winfrey is making a rare late-night appearance at a time when her year-old cable channel, OWN, is trying to attract viewers after a rocky start.
Chris Rock has been booked as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards, marking his return to the show where his 2005 hosting gig ended with Rock being scolded by Sean Penn for denigrating the talents of “one of our finest actors,” Jude Law.
BY: JAKE COYLE Putting an emphasis on quality rather than quantity, the Academy Awards shook up the best picture category again. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced late Tuesday night that it had approved a change in the nomination process that will allow between five and 10 best picture nominees. On the […]
“It might be fun.” Billy Crystal says he would consider returning to the stage as the host of the Oscars–under certain circumstances. “I think the show needs to change,” Crystal told the Associated Press Thursday. “There’s too many awards and it has to sort of freshen itself up, and if I can be a part […]
List of the 83rd Annual Academy Award winners announced Sunday: 1. Best Picture: “The King’s Speech.” 2. Actor: Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech.” 3. Actress: Natalie Portman, “Black Swan.” 4. Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, “The Fighter.” 5. Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo, “The Fighter.” Academy Awards Special Section on xfinityTV.com 6. Directing: Tom Hooper, “The King’s […]