When is the 2022 Oscars and what time is the Oscars on ABC?
The Oscars are often considered the most prestigious honor in the entertainment world, and the coveted Oscar statuette is one of the four trophies any celebrity needs to achieve rare EGOT status. The 94th Academy Awards will feature beloved stars who have yet to win an Oscar, a trio of entertainers, hit pop singers and foreign films that could go down in history.
The annual ceremony is just around the corner, so here are all the details on the 2022 Oscars.
When is the Oscars 2022?
The 94th Academy Awards airs Sunday, March 27, 2022 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.
Who organizes the Oscars?
The 2022 Oscars will be hosted by comedians Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall. The three women are the first to lead the ceremony after three consecutive years without any holding the position. Jimmy Kimmel was the last person to host the Oscars in 2017 and 2018.
The trio of women joked about being the first hosts in years in a teaser released on March 9.
Who are the Oscar presenters?
More than a dozen singers, directors, costume designers, and actors have been confirmed as presenters for the 2022 Oscars. The list includes Daniel Kaluuya, Frances McDormand, Zoë Kravitz, Kevin Costner, Simu Liu, Chris Rock, John Leguizamo, Lady Gaga, and Moreover.
Gaga’s fans applauded her decision to attend the show as a presenter as many saw her omission in the Best Actress category as the biggest snub of the year.
Where are the Oscars?
The 2022 Oscars will be broadcast live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The venue has hosted the Oscars since it opened in 2001.
What time is the Oscars red carpet?
The Oscars red carpet will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT.
Who are the 2022 Oscar nominees?
The most nominated films at the 94th Oscars are The power of the dog with 12 nods, Dunes with 10, and both Belfast and West Side Story with seven each.
A trio of incredibly talented visionaries lead the list of nominees for the 94th Academy Awards with three nominations each, which is still a relatively rare sight. Kenneth Branagh, Jane Campion and Paul Thomas Anderson are all up for three awards, and they could clean up. Five other names – Will Smith, Adam McKay, Steven Spielberg, Ryusuke Hamaguchi and Denis Villeneuve – are all up for a pair of trophies.
Other notable nominees include Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Diane Warren and Van Morrison for Original Song.
The acting categories are always the most watched at the Oscars, and this year all four areas are populated with a healthy mix of winners, past nominees who haven’t heard their names yet, and enthusiastic new nominees. Here’s who’s up for the four acting categories.
- Javier Bardem in Be the Ricardos
- Benedict Cumberbatch in The power of the dog
- Andrew Garfield in Tick, tick… Boom!
- Will Smith in King Richard
- Denzel Washington in Macbeth’s Tragedy
- Jessica Chastain in Tammy Faye’s eyes
- Olivia Colman in The lost girl
- Penelope Cruz in Parallel mothers
- Nicole Kidman in Be the Ricardos
- Kristen Stewart in spencer
Best Supporting Actor
- Ciaran Hinds in Belfast
- Troy Kotsur in CODA
- Jesse Plemons in The power of the dog
- JK Simmons in Be the Ricardos
- Kodi Smit-McPhee in The power of the dog
Best Supporting Actress
- Jessie Buckley in The lost girl
- Ariana DeBose in West Side Story
- Judi Dench in Belfast
- Kirsten Dunst in The power of the dog
- Aunjanue Ellis in King Richard