Oscar Awards 2017: Are you excited to watch 89th Oscar Awards which is going to honor biggest stars in the world of Worldwide Hollywood Cinema?
The Academy Awards, or “Oscars”, is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership.
The first Academy Awards presentation was held on May 16, 1929 at a private dinner function at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel with about 270 people present in the Hall.
The biggie of the awards season, the Oscars, are just around the corner so here’s all you need to know about Oscar Awards 2017.
When are the Oscar Awards 2017?
The 89th annual Academy Awards take place Sunday, 26th February at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, Angeles.
It will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and will air live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.
What time are the Oscars2017?
The biggest and most awaited Oscar Award 2017 will start from midnight in the UK (which is 7pm in New York and 4pm in LA.) The actual ceremony is confirmed to begin at 1.30am in the UK (which is 8.30pm in New York and 5.30pm in LA.)
Here is the good news that the Oscar presentation will also televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
Broadcasting Channels for Oscars 2017 Award Ceremony | 89th Academy Awards
Andorra: Canal + Spain
Armenia: Public TV Company of Armenia
Asia: HBO Asia
Australia: Nine Network
Austria: ORF 1 or Pro 7 Sat 1
Belarus: ONT- Second Nat’l TV Channel
Belgium (Flemish): Chello Media/Prime or Canal + France
Benelux : BE TV SA
Bolivia: Red Unitel / Canal 9
Brazil: TV Globo
Bulgaria: BTV Cinema
Canada: CTV Television Network
Colombia: Vista /RCN
Costa Rica: Canal 7
Croatia: HRT Croation Television
Cyprus: Intervision Services
Denmark: TV2 Film or Danmarks Radio TV DR 1,2, & 3
Dominican Republic: Teleantilles
Ecuador: Telecuartro Guayaquil
El Salvador: Canal Dos
Estonia: Kanal 2
Fiji: Fiji Broadcasting Corp
France: Canal+ France
Georgia: Rustavi 2 Broadcasting
Germany: Pro 7/ Sat 1
Greece: Intervision Services
Guatemala: Channels 3, 7, 11 & 13
Holland: Liberty Global Content or Chello Media
Honduras: Compania Televisora Hondurena
Hong Kong: Pearl Channel/TVB
India: Star India
Ireland: RTE, RTE 2, and BSkyB
Israel: DBS Satellite/YES Movies & Hot Vision
Italy: Sky Italia / Sky Cinema
Japan: Wowow & NHK
Kazakhstan: JSC Khabar Agency
Korea: CJE&M/Orion Cinema
Liechtenstein: Pro 7 Sat 1
Luxembourg (French & Dutch): Canal + France
Luxembourg (German): Pro 7 Sat 1
Macedonia: Sitel TV
Malta (Italian): Sky Italia/Sky Cinema
Mexico: Red Azteca/ Ch. 7
Middle East Gulf DTH Entertainment/OSN
Monaco (French) Canal + France
Monaco (Italian) Sky Italia/Sky Cinema
Mongolia Mongol TV
Montenegro Radio Television Montenegro
New Zealand Sky Network/Sky Movies
Nicaragua Canal 2
Norway Modern Times Group/Viasat or TV3 & TV6
Papua New uinea Nine Network
Paraguay Canal 9
Peru Canal 2
Poland Canal + Poland
Romania Digi Film
Russia (CIS/USSR) JSC Chanel One
Serbia Radio Television Serbia
Singapore Media Corp/Ch. 5
Slovakia Slovenska TV/Doma
Slovenia Planet TV
Slovenia (Italian) Sky Italia/Sky Cinema
Spain Canal + Spain
Surinam Apintie Televisie
Switzerland (Italian) Sky Italia/Sky Cinema
Switzerland (German) Pro 7 Sat 1
Switzerland (French) Canal + France
Taiwan TTV Main Channel/ Taiwan Television Ent.
Thailand True Visions/UBC
Trinidad & Tobago CCN
Ukraine Channel Ukraine
United Kingdom BSkyB
Uruguay Sociedad Televisora Larranaga
Vietnam TVad Vietnam Television
Who is Hosting the Oscar Awards 2017
This year Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, who also hosts a popular late night talk show in the US. This is his first time when he’ll be hosting the Academy Awards, although he’s got a wealth of experience having presented the Emmys, ESPY Awards and American Music Awards in the past.