This year’s Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and his family in Los Angeles.
Here’s what to expect from the event: What to watch for: The ceremony will feature a short performance by host Jimmy Kimmel, a full-length tribute from host Chris Rock, and a speech from Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis.
The speech is followed by a Q&A with celebrity guests, including Jimmy Kimmel.
Kimmel’s performance is being watched by nearly 400 million viewers.
What to expect in the awards show itself: While the ceremony itself will not include the traditional ceremony, guests can still expect a special performance from the host, including a speech by Kimmel.
The ceremony will be preceded by a brief intermission.
During that time, guests will be able to watch the awards, including some familiar faces from past years.
The full ceremony will air live at 8 p.m.
ET/5 p.o.m.-midnight Eastern time, followed by an afterparty at Kimmel’s hotel room in Beverly Hills.
It will be followed by performances by The Wiggles and The Roots, plus special guest performers, including actress Violas Davis.
If you have any questions about the ceremony, please contact the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy’s press office, at [email protected] or (323) 634-9111.
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