The 78th Annual Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 5, 2006, and it will start on the hour Ã¢â‚¬â€ 5 p.m. straight up on the West Coast, 8 p.m. on the East.
The traditional red carpet arrivals pre-show that precedes the Oscar telecast will start at 4:30 p.m. on Oscar Sunday 2006.
The telecast will again originate from the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network.
Key dates currently scheduled are:
Thursday, December 29, 2005:
Saturday, January 21, 2006:
Tuesday, January 31, 2006:
Wednesday, February 8, 2006:
Monday, February 13, 2006:
Saturday, February 18, 2006:
Tuesday, February 28, 2006:
Sunday, March 5, 2006: