82nd Academy Awards

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Fox and Cablevision Reach Deal After Two-Week Blackout


The Fox network was restored to 3 million Cablevision homes late Saturday more than two weeks after the channel was blacked out.

The two companies said they were able to come to an agreement for a new distribution agreement "in... read more

Next Academy Awards Set for Feb. 27


Awards season just ended. Now start marking your calendar for the next one.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that the 83rd Academy Awards will take place Feb. 27. The ceremony will be broadcast on ABC. Nominees will be... read more

Ratings: Oscars Pull Biggest Audience in Five Years

Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin

The 82nd Academy Awards drew its largest audience since 2005, capping off an awards season that saw ratings growth for every major awards show.

See our take on the Oscars' top moments

The Oscars were watched by 41.3 million viewers, improving 13 percent over last year's audience and posting significant gains for the second year in a row, according to Nielsen estimates. The telecast clobbered the competition, which mostly consisted of repeats or movies.

Before the Oscars, Barbara Walters' final Oscars special drew 15 million viewers, its biggest audience since 2002. The half-hour red carpet show drew its largest audience (25.1 million viewers) in three years... read more

Hurt Locker Tops Oscars on Historic Night

Kathryn Bigelow

The Hurt Locker led the way at the 82nd Academy Awards, taking home six awards, including best picture and a historic best director honor for Kathryn Bigelow.

Bigelow — who defeated ex-husband James Cameron (Avatar) for the award — is the first woman to win best director in the Academy's 82-year history. Minutes after accepting ...
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Oscars: Who Do You Want to Win?


Hollywood's biggest night is finally here. Will Kathryn Bigelow make Oscar history and become the first female best director winner? Can her little-seen drama ...
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ABC Goes Dark for Cablevision Customers in New York

WABC, Cablevision

Millions of cable subscribers in New York lost ABC's flagship affiliate early Sunday after a cable operator and the network couldn't reach an agreement on a new contract, according to The Associated Press.

With the signal being dropped, Cablevision Systems Corp. customers will most likely be unable to watch the 82nd Academy Awards, which will be aired on Disney Co.'s ABC network. The action comes after several days of angry words and brinksmanship by both sides, which continued once the plug was pulled... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, March 7, 2010

2010 Academy Awards

82nd Academy Awards
8:30/7:30c ABC
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin share the hosting duties for this year's extravaganza, but chances are they'll be overshadowed by another pair who've been making headlines recently: directors — and former spouses — James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow. Their respective films, Avatar and The Hurt Locker, have split 18 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director, though they'll have competition from eight other Best Picture nominees, including Up in the Air and Inglourious Basterds.
Read on for previews of Barbara Walters Special, Big Love, Amazing Race and Hannah Montana. read more

Get Ready for the Oscars with Awards Season's Biggest Fashion Hits and Misses

As the Academy Awards ceremony nears, the big question is: Who will win? Another big question, of course, is: What will they be wearing? TVGuide.com looks back on the biggest red carpet hits and misses of the awards season in anticipation of Hollywood's biggest night. Which stars will hit the right note like Lea Michele? Will anyone... read more

Carrie Ann Inaba Reveals Her Awards Preparation and Dream Oscars Interviews

It seems everyone goes to great lengths in Hollywood to primp for the Academy Awards. So how does TV Guide Network red carpet host Carrie Ann Inaba get ready? It's a lot simpler than you might think. Inaba talked with TVGuide.com about... read more

Oscars: Who Will Win and Who Could Make History?

Avatar, The Hurt Locker

Can Avatar's blue aliens win Oscar gold? Will either Kathryn Bigelow or James Cameron emerge victorious in their battle of the exes? We'll find out Sunday at the 82nd Academy Awards — but for now, let's make some predictions. So sharpen your pencils, make your picks and compare them to ours below while we count down to the big show.

Before you tune in to ABC for the Oscars (8 ET/5 PT), be sure to watch Live at the Academy Awards with Carrie Ann Inaba and Chris Harrison, Sunday, March 7, live at 6 ET/3 PT on TV Guide Network, and watch the live Fashion Cam video of all the red carpet arrivals at TVGuide.com/fashioncam starting at 6 ET/3 PT.

Oscar nominees: Who do you think will win?

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Premise: Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the 82nd annual ceremonies, telecast from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. "Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" lead the nominees with nine each, including Best Picture. The other nominees for Best Picture are "The Blind Side," "District 9," "An Education," "Inglourious Basterds," "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "A Serious Man," "Up in the Air" and "Up."


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