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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Virk is accused of leaking confidential company information to the media on multiple occasions, according to sources. At present, he is receiving no severance after just signing a four-year contract worth seven figures.
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.
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.
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.
CDC Says Children Are Overusing Toothpaste
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.
Emiliano Sala: 'No timeframe' over plane recovery
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.
England sevens win bronze at Sydney Sevens
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.