Key art for the 90th Oscars released!
ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have released the main key art for the upcoming 90th Oscars telecast featuring host Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel is the first host in 20 years to host back-to-back Academy Awards ceremonies, the previous being Billy Crystal who hosted the 69th and 70th Academy Awards. The late night talk show host joins a distinguished group of hosts that have hosted consecutive ceremonies that also includes Johnny Carson and Bob Hope, both of whom (along with Crystal) hosted the ceremony four times in a row at one point, and twice for Hope.
The 90th Oscars telecast will air on Sunday, March 4, 2018 and will begin at 8:00pm EST/5:00pm PST, a half hour earlier than the prior Oscars broadcast. The Oscars Pre-Show returns to give fans exclusive, insider access to all the excitement of the red carpet starting at 6:30pm EST/3:30pm PST. The 90-minute special features interviews with nominees, presenters and performers, and brings viewers the best behind-the-scenes moments.
The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.