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The Oscars Pre-Show Will Kick Off the Night's Festivities at 6:30 p.m. EST/3:30 p.m. PST.
The 90th Oscars telecast on Sunday, March 4, will begin at 8:00 p.m. EST/5:00 p.m. PST, a half-hour earlier than prior telecasts. As previously announced, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host, and Michael De Luca
and Jennifer Todd will return to produce.
Additionally, starting at 6:30 p.m. EST/3:30 p.m. PST, the Oscars Pre-Show returns to give fans exclusive insider access to all the excitement of the red carpet. 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, 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.
About the Academy
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 8,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.