The 89th Academy Awards (or 1st Televised Hollywood Anti-Trump Rally, as it may come to be known) takes place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on Sunday February 26, 2017 with Jimmy Kimmel somewhat underwhelmingly serving as this year’s host.
Here’s all the key info you’ll need:
How to watch the thing and when
Sky Cinema will be showing The Oscars 2017 Live in the UK, starting at 11.30pm when presenter Alex Zane and guests will host a preview show covering the red carpet arrivals. Live coverage of the actual awards ceremony will follow from 1.30am.
ABC has the rights in the US meanwhile, their coverage kicking off at 7pm EST/4pm PST.
Both broadcasters have live services for mobile/desktop viewers, and Sky Cinema is also available through NOWTV.
There, as ever, is no freeview airing of the Oscars in the UK, so people without a Sky subscription will no doubt end up flocking to Twitter and Reddit for streaming links.
Who is going to win and who should?
We chew these questions over in a half-hour roundtable you can watch below:
Who is performing this year?
Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Sting, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, all playing their respective nominated songs.
Who is presenting the awards?
Last year’s big…