Be sure to check out our sister site TV Guide for more on the 2019 Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, Feb. 24 starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET (or Monday Feb. 25 from 1 a.m. GMT/12 p.m. AEDT) from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
ABC President Karey Burke spoke about the awards show during the ABC executive session at the Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour on Tuesday.
Despite the unconventional setup this year, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson called it an "important moment in Oscar history".
"After that, it was pretty clear that we were going to stay the course and just have presenters host the Oscars".
"I, ironically, have found that the lack of clarity around the Oscars has kept the Oscars really in the conversation", she said. "The producers, I think, wisely made a decision to not have the host and just have presenters and let the movies be the stars".
Burke said she would hear details from the show producers later this week but said there were plans for "a pretty exciting opening" to the telecast.
Variety reported in January that for the fist time in almost three decades, the Academy will televise the show with no host, instead utilising a handful of famous faces to present different segments. Audiences have dropped in recent years with the 2018 show attracting just 26.5 million viewers, the smallest number ever.
We also look at some of the films you forgot were nominated like "At Eternity's Gate" (thanks to Willem Dafoe) and The Wife (the movie Glenn Close is winning all the awards for). "It's really compelling. People really care".
This is what they wanted us to do, we've achieved it and that's the best we could have hoped for - the best outcome. The AAIB said that underwater video footage found that "one occupant [is] visible" in the wreckage.
He told the Telegraph : "We have taken to our parliament the deal reached in November and our parliament has said no". But Irish deputy premier Simon Coveney said alternatives to the backstop were "wishful thinking".
During the Super Bowl Halftime show from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Levine removed his shirt while playing the guitar. On Facebook , fans compared the shirt to various pieces of geometric-patterned home accents - specifically, pillows.
Like Marner, Matthews was eligible to become a restricted free agent on July 1 after their three-year rookie deals expire. Matthews has been solid, but hasn't complicated matters with his performance this season like teammate Mitch Marner.
At least 10 people have died in the protests, around 6,000 have been detained and over 2,000 others have been injured. Some clashes between protesters and police also took place in the southern cities of Bordeaux, Toulouse and Valence.
Mr Ashley, who bought House of Fraser out of administration previous year , had been hotly tipped as a potential buyer for HMV. Poundworld, Toys'R'Us and Maplin went under previous year , and major retailers like Debenhams are closing stores.
The jaw-dropping altercation certainly had shades of Stone Cold-Vince McMahon and genuinely was good for both superstars involved. They tried the same thing with Ronda Rousey and Stephanie McMahon in the build to WrestleMania a year ago as well.
He replaces Adam Gase, who served as head coach of the Dolphins from 2016 to 2018 and was sacked on New Year's Eve. Flores was the first person the Dolphins interviewed after they fired coach Adam Gase on December 31.
Young kids may press for independence in brushing their teeth, but children's toothpaste tastes sweet, as per the team. Nearly 40% of children between the ages of 3 and 6 are using toothpaste to excess, per the study.
While the US Eagles have emerged as a serious threat in this year's World Series, they fell just short again against the Kiwis. Cape Town - New Zealand celebrated their victory at the Sydney Sevens stop on Sunday in customary fashion - with a haka.
Jabari Parker to Lakers trade could happen soon
There is no longer trust in Parker due to lacking on the defensive end and intersquad turmoil, as they are trying to trade him. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst , a Jabari Parker trade to the Los Angeles Lakers could happen in the next few days.
Bell County officials confirm possible measles case
However, he said an older person with a weaker immune system could have a higher chance of a unsafe infection if not vaccinated. A possible measles case was reported in a child in western Bell County, according to the Bell County Public Health District.
Liam Neeson Admits To Rape Revenge Fantasy
In the newspaper interview Neeson began recounting his personal story after being asked about his film character turning to anger. I did it maybe four or five times until I caught myself, and it really shocked me - this primal urge I had.
Raiders in talks with Giants over sharing stadium
Per the report , the Raiders are securing a deal with the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball to share Oracle Park. However, the City of Oakland filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the Raiders over the franchise's upcoming move.
Nope, Respawn isn't making Titanfall 3
Additionally, you can buy premium currency to purchase exclusive items and loot boxes, called Apex Packs. Respawn has also stated that first season for Apex Legends will begin in March.
United Kingdom seeks to reassure foreign investors over Brexit
She said a "tipping point" has been reached, adding: "His government's handling of Brexit is undermining our industrial strategy". The company said it had made the decision "for business reasons", and it comes amid falling sales of diesel vehicles in Europe.
Hokies hold ranked Wolfpack to historically bad 24 points
State made just 9 of 54 shots for the game, a conversion rate of 16.7 percent that included a 2-for-28 showing from 3-point range. State somehow figured out how to turn back the clock in the wrong direction in a 47-24 loss to No. 12 Virginia Tech.