The 87th Annual Academy Awards will air Live around the country on Monday on Nine, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.
This year’s event is not without controversy with a protest planned over a lack of African-American nominees -not one has made the cut amongst the 20 acting nominees.
Host: Neil Patrick Harris
Venue: Dolby Theatre, Hollywood
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Viola Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Ansel Elgort, Chris Evans, Kevin Hart, Terrence Howard, Josh Hutcherson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, Nicole Kidman, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lopez, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Sienna Miller, Chloë Grace Moretz, Eddie Murphy, Liam Neeson, Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Pine, Chris Pratt, Margot Robbie, Miles Teller, Zoe Saldana, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep, Channing Tatum, John Travolta, Kerry Washington, Naomi Watts, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon.
Jack Black, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson, Anna Kendrick, John Legend, Common, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Rita Or, Tegan and Sara, The Lonely Island.
(all times are AEDT)
Monday February 23rd
5:30am E! Countdown to the Red Carpet
5:30am Nine Today Show (live crosses to Lisa Wilkinson, Richard Wilkins)
6:00am Seven Sunrise (live crosses to Samantha Armytage)
8:30am TEN Studio 10 (live crosses to Angela Bishop)
9:00am Nine Mornings (live crosses to Richard Wilkins)
9:30am E! Live from the Red Carpet. Ryan Seacrest and Giuilana Rancic.
11:00am Nine Nine Morning News (live crosses to Richard Wilkins)
12:00pm Nine Extra
12:30pm Nine 87th Academy Awards
3:30pm E! After Party
8.30pm GEM 87th Academy Awards rpt
Tuesday, February 24
8:30pm Fashion Police
Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominees:
The Imitation Game
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Theory of Everything
Academy Honorary Awards
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
Tim Crosbie for Best Visual Effects on X-Men: Days of Future Past
David Lee for Sound Mixing on Unbroken.