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This is a list of Academy Awards ceremonies.[1][2][3]

This list is current as of the 91st Academy Awards ceremony held on February 24, 2019.

Contents

VenuesEdit

NetworksEdit

U.S. network Years # of years
NBC 1953–1960 8
ABC 1961–1970 10
NBC 1971–1975 5
ABC 1976–2028 53 (44 years to date)

CeremoniesEdit

Beginning with the 7th Academy Awards, held in February 1935, each year's awards are presented for films that were first shown during the full preceding calendar year from January 1 to December 31 in Los Angeles County, California. For the first five ceremonies, the eligibility period spanned twelve months from August 1 to July 31.[4] For the 6th ceremony, held in 1934, the eligibility period lasted from August 1, 1932 to December 31, 1933.[4]

When citing each ceremony, Academy conventions may either list the year(s) of its eligibility period,[5] or the year in which the ceremony was actually held.[6]

# Date Year(s)
Honored
Best Picture Number of viewers Rating Host(s) Venue Broadcast
partner(s)
1st May 16, 1929 1927/28 Wings Douglas Fairbanks
William C. deMille
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel none
2nd April 3, 1930 1928/29 The Broadway Melody William C. deMille Ambassador Hotel KNX-AM[a][7]
3rd November 5, 1930 1929/30 All Quiet on the Western Front Conrad Nagel KNX-AM[a]
4th November 10, 1931 1930/31 Cimarron Lawrence Grant Biltmore Hotel KHJ-AM[b]
5th November 18, 1932 1931/32 Grand Hotel Lionel Barrymore
Conrad Nagel
Ambassador Hotel KECA-AM[c]
6th March 16, 1934 1932/33 Cavalcade Will Rogers none
7th February 27, 1935 1934 It Happened One Night Irvin S. Cobb Biltmore Hotel none
8th March 5, 1936 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty Frank Capra none
9th March 4, 1937 1936 The Great Ziegfeld George Jessel none
10th March 10, 1938 1937 The Life of Emile Zola Bob Burns none
11th February 23, 1939 1938 You Can't Take It With You none KHJ-AM[d]
12th February 29, 1940 1939 Gone with the Wind Bob Hope Ambassador Hotel
(Cocoanut Grove)
KNX-AM[e]
13th February 27, 1941 1940 Rebecca Biltmore Hotel
(Biltmore Bowl)
KECA-AM[f]
14th February 26, 1942 1941 How Green Was My Valley KNX-AM[f]
15th March 4, 1943 1942 Mrs. Miniver Ambassador Hotel
(Cocoanut Grove)
KNX-AM[g]
16th March 2, 1944 1943 Casablanca Jack Benny Grauman's Chinese Theater KNX-AM[h]
17th March 15, 1945 1944 Going My Way Bob Hope
John Cromwell
ABC Radio[i]
18th March 7, 1946 1945 The Lost Weekend Bob Hope
James Stewart
Grauman's Chinese Theater
19th March 13, 1947 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives Jack Benny Shrine Auditorium
20th March 20, 1948 1947 Gentleman's Agreement Agnes Moorehead
Dick Powell
21st March 24, 1949 1948 Hamlet Robert Montgomery The Academy Theater
22nd March 23, 1950 1949 All the King's Men Paul Douglas Pantages Theatre
23rd March 29, 1951 1950 All About Eve Fred Astaire
24th March 20, 1952 1951 An American in Paris Danny Kaye
25th March 19, 1953 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth 40 million Bob Hope
Conrad Nagel
Pantages Theatre /
NBC International Theatre
NBC Radio
NBC-TV
26th March 25, 1954 1953 From Here to Eternity 43 million Donald O'Connor
Fredric March
Pantages Theatre /
NBC Century Theatre
27th March 30, 1955 1954 On the Waterfront Bob Hope
Thelma Ritter
28th March 21, 1956 1955 Marty Jerry Lewis
Claudette Colbert
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
29th March 27, 1957 1956 Around the World in 80 Days Jerry Lewis
Celeste Holm
30th March 26, 1958 1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai Bob Hope
David Niven
James Stewart
Jack Lemmon
Rosalind Russell
Donald Duck[8]
Pantages Theatre
31st April 6, 1959 1958 Gigi Bob Hope
David Niven
Tony Randall
Mort Sahl
Laurence Olivier
Jerry Lewis
32nd April 4, 1960 1959 Ben-Hur Bob Hope
33rd April 17, 1961 1960 The Apartment Santa Monica Civic Auditorium ABC Radio [j]
ABC-TV
34th April 9, 1962 1961 West Side Story
35th April 8, 1963 1962 Lawrence of Arabia Frank Sinatra
36th April 13, 1964 1963 Tom Jones Jack Lemmon
37th April 5, 1965 1964 My Fair Lady Bob Hope
38th April 18, 1966 1965 The Sound of Music
39th April 10, 1967 1966 A Man for All Seasons
40th April 10, 1968 1967 In the Heat of the Night
41st April 14, 1969 1968 Oliver! none Dorothy Chandler Pavilion ABC-TV
42nd April 7, 1970 1969 Midnight Cowboy 43.40
43rd April 15, 1971 1970 Patton NBC-TV
44th April 10, 1972 1971 The French Connection Helen Hayes
Alan King
Sammy Davis Jr.
Jack Lemmon
45th March 27, 1973 1972 The Godfather Carol Burnett
Michael Caine
Charlton Heston
Rock Hudson
46th April 2, 1974 1973 The Sting John Huston
Burt Reynolds
David Niven
Diana Ross
47th April 8, 1975 1974 The Godfather Part II Sammy Davis Jr.
Bob Hope
Shirley MacLaine
Frank Sinatra
48th March 29, 1976 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Goldie Hawn
Gene Kelly
Walter Matthau
George Segal
Robert Shaw
ABC-TV
49th March 28, 1977 1976 Rocky Warren Beatty
Ellen Burstyn
Jane Fonda
Richard Pryor
50th April 3, 1978 1977 Annie Hall 39.73 million 31.10 Bob Hope
51st April 9, 1979 1978 The Deer Hunter Johnny Carson
52nd April 14, 1980 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer
53rd March 31, 1981 1980 Ordinary People
54th March 29, 1982 1981 Chariots of Fire
55th April 11, 1983 1982 Gandhi Liza Minnelli
Dudley Moore
Richard Pryor
Walter Matthau
56th April 9, 1984 1983 Terms of Endearment 38.00 Johnny Carson
57th March 25, 1985 1984 Amadeus Jack Lemmon
58th March 24, 1986 1985 Out of Africa 38.65 million 25.71 Alan Alda
Jane Fonda
Robin Williams
59th March 30, 1987 1986 Platoon 39.72 million 25.94 Chevy Chase
Goldie Hawn
Paul Hogan
60th April 11, 1988 1987 The Last Emperor 42.04 million 27.80 Chevy Chase Shrine Auditorium
61st March 29, 1989 1988 Rain Man 42.77 million 28.41 none
62nd March 26, 1990 1989 Driving Miss Daisy 40.22 million 26.42 Billy Crystal Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
63rd March 25, 1991 1990 Dances with Wolves 42.79 million 28.06 Shrine Auditorium
64th March 30, 1992 1991 The Silence of the Lambs 44.44 million 29.84 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
65th March 29, 1993 1992 Unforgiven 45.84 million 32.85
66th March 21, 1994 1993 Schindler's List 46.26 million 31.86 Whoopi Goldberg
67th March 27, 1995 1994 Forrest Gump 48.87 million 33.47 David Letterman Shrine Auditorium
68th March 25, 1996 1995 Braveheart 44.81 million 30.48 Whoopi Goldberg Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
69th March 24, 1997 1996 The English Patient 40.83 million 25.83 Billy Crystal Shrine Auditorium
70th March 23, 1998 1997 Titanic 57.25 million 35.32
71st March 21, 1999 1998 Shakespeare in Love 45.63 million 28.51 Whoopi Goldberg Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
72nd March 26, 2000 1999 American Beauty 46.53 million 29.64 Billy Crystal Shrine Auditorium
73rd March 25, 2001 2000 Gladiator 42.93 million 25.86 Steve Martin
74th March 24, 2002 2001 A Beautiful Mind 40.54 million 25.13 Whoopi Goldberg Kodak Theatre
(then name of the Dolby Theatre)
75th March 23, 2003 2002 Chicago 33.04 million 20.58 Steve Martin
76th February 29, 2004 2003 The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King
43.56 million 26.68 Billy Crystal
77th February 27, 2005 2004 Million Dollar Baby 42.16 million 25.29 Chris Rock
78th March 5, 2006 2005 Crash 38.64 million 22.91 Jon Stewart
79th February 25, 2007 2006 The Departed 39.92 million 23.65 Ellen DeGeneres
80th February 24, 2008 2007 No Country for Old Men 31.76 million 18.66 Jon Stewart
81st February 22, 2009 2008 Slumdog Millionaire 36.94 million 20.88 Hugh Jackman
82nd March 7, 2010 2009 The Hurt Locker 41.62 million 24.89 Steve Martin
Alec Baldwin
83rd February 27, 2011 2010 The King's Speech 37.9 million 21.2 James Franco
Anne Hathaway
84th February 26, 2012 2011 The Artist 39.46 million 23.91 Billy Crystal Hollywood and Highland Center
(intermediate name of the Dolby Theatre)
85th February 24, 2013 2012 Argo 40.38 million 24.47 Seth MacFarlane Dolby Theatre
86th March 2, 2014 2013 12 Years a Slave 43.74 million 24.7 Ellen DeGeneres
87th February 22, 2015 2014 Birdman 37.26 million 20.6 Neil Patrick Harris
88th February 28, 2016 2015 Spotlight 34.43 million 23.4 Chris Rock
89th February 26, 2017 2016 Moonlight 33.0 million 22.4 Jimmy Kimmel
90th March 4, 2018 2017 The Shape of Water 26.5 million 18.9
91st February 24, 2019 2018 Green Book 29.6 million 20.6 none[9]
  1. ^ a b One hour of the ceremony was broadcast live.
  2. ^ 45 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live. Simulcast live on CBS network affiliates on the West Coast.
  3. ^ 30 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live. Simulcast live on NBC Blue Network affiliates on the West Coast.
  4. ^ About 12 minutes of the ceremony broadcast live. Broadcast of the ceremony was shut down after 12 minutes because KHJ did not have permission to broadcast live. The radio host was whispering the names of the winners as they were announced, out of sight in the balcony. Later in the evening, at the conclusion of the ceremony, KHJ broadcast a full announcement of winners, live from the ceremony venue, as per its original agreement with the Academy.
  5. ^ Announcement of winners only at the conclusion of the ceremony, live from the ceremony venue.
  6. ^ a b 30 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live. Simulcast live on NBC Blue Network affiliates on the West Coast.
  7. ^ Partial broadcast.
  8. ^ 30 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live. Ceremony simulcast live on CBS network affiliates on the West Coast.
  9. ^ The 17th Academy Awards marked the first coast-to-coast broadcast of the ceremony, and first broadcast of the complete event. All subsequent ceremonies have been broadcast nationally in the USA. This was also the first ceremony in which film clips were used to introduce awards nominees.
  10. ^ The 40th Academy Awards ceremony marked the final year that the ceremony was simulcast live on the radio.

Multiple ceremonies hostedEdit

Nominated hostsEdit

The following individuals have hosted (or co-hosted) the Academy Awards ceremony on the same year in which the individual was also a nominee.

Host Ceremony Date Category Film Result
David Niven 31st Academy Awards April 6, 1959 Academy Award for Best Actor Separate Tables Won
Michael Caine 45th Academy Awards March 27, 1973 Academy Award for Best Actor Sleuth Nominated
Walter Matthau 48th Academy Awards March 29, 1976 Academy Award for Best Actor The Sunshine Boys Nominated
Paul Hogan 59th Academy Awards March 30, 1987 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay "Crocodile" Dundee Nominated
James Franco 83rd Academy Awards February 27, 2011 Academy Award for Best Actor 127 Hours Nominated
Seth MacFarlane 85th Academy Awards February 24, 2013 Academy Award for Best Original Song Ted Nominated

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Scott Bowles (26 February 2008). "Low Oscar Ratings Cue Soul-Searching". USA Today. Retrieved 19 March 2008.
  2. ^ Nikki Finke (26 February 2007). "UPDATE: 39.9 Million Watch 79th Oscars". Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily. LA Weekly. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
  3. ^ Bill Gorman (8 March 2010). "Academy Awards Averages 41.3 Million Viewers; Most Since 2005". TVbytheNumbers. Archived from the original on 10 March 2010. Retrieved 12 March 2010.
  4. ^ a b Levy, Emanuel (2003). All About Oscar: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards. New York, United States: Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 52. ISBN 978-0-8264-1452-6.
  5. ^ Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners: Movie Award Trivia. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. p. 257. ISBN 978-1-55002-574-3.
  6. ^ "Oscars Ceremonies". oscars.org. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  7. ^ "An Unofficial History of the Academy Awards on Radio". tripod.com.
  8. ^ "Best, worst and weirdest Oscar hosts of all time". CNN. 22 February 2013.
  9. ^ Donnelly, Matt (January 9, 2019). "After Kevin Hart Debacle, Oscars Forge Ahead Hostless". Variety. Retrieved January 9, 2019.

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