List of Academy Awards ceremonies

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This is a list of Academy Awards ceremonies.[1][2][3]

This list is current as of the 89th Academy Awards ceremony held on February 26, 2017.

Venues

Networks

U.S. network Years # of years
NBC 1953–1960 8
ABC 1961–1970 10
NBC 1971–1975 5
ABC 1976–2028 53 (42 years to date)

Ceremonies

Beginning with the 7th Academy Awards, held in February 1935, each year's awards are presented for films that were first shown during the full preceding calendar year from January 1 to December 31 in Los Angeles County, California. For the first five ceremonies, the eligibility period spanned twelve months from August 1 to July 31.[4] For the 6th ceremony, held in 1934, the eligibility period lasted from August 1, 1932 to December 31, 1933.[4]

When citing each ceremony, Academy conventions may either list the year(s) of its eligibility period,[5] or the year in which the ceremony was actually held.[6]

# Date Time
Local Time (PST/UTC-8)
Year(s)
Honored
Best Picture Winner Length of Ceremony Number of Viewers Rating Host(s) Venue Broadcast Partner(s)
1st May 16, 1929 8:00 p.m. 1927/28 Wings 0 hours, 15 minutes 270 Douglas Fairbanks, William C. deMille Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel None
2nd April 3, 1930 1928/29 The Broadway Melody 1 hour, 50 minutes William C. deMille Ambassador Hotel KNX-AM.
One hour of the ceremony was broadcast live.[7]
3rd November 5, 1930 1929/30 All Quiet on the Western Front 2 hours, 13 minutes Conrad Nagel KNX-AM.
One hour of the ceremony was broadcast live.
4th November 10, 1931 1930/31 Cimarron 2 hours, 3 minutes Lawrence Grant Biltmore Hotel KHJ-AM.
45 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live. Simulcast live on CBS network affiliates on the West Coast.
5th November 18, 1932 1931/32 Grand Hotel 1 hour, 52 minutes Lionel Barrymore, Conrad Nagel Ambassador Hotel KECA-AM.
30 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live. Simulcast live on NBC Blue Network affiliates on the West Coast.
6th March 16, 1934 1932/33 Cavalcade 1 hour, 50 minutes Will Rogers None
7th February 27, 1935 1934 It Happened One Night 1 hour, 45 minutes Irvin S. Cobb Biltmore Hotel None
8th March 5, 1936 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty 2 hours, 12 minutes Frank Capra None
9th March 4, 1937 1936 The Great Ziegfeld 2 hours, 56 minutes George Jessel None
10th March 10, 1938 8:15 p.m. 1937 The Life of Emile Zola 1 hour, 56 minutes Bob Burns None
11th February 23, 1939 8:30 p.m. 1938 You Can't Take It With You 2 hours, 6 minutes None KHJ-AM.
About 12 minutes of the ceremony broadcast live.

Partial broadcast of the 11th Academy Awards ceremony was shut down after about ten minutes because KHJ did not have permission to broadcast live. (The radio host was whispering the names of the winners as they were announced, out of sight in the balcony.) Later in the evening, at the conclusion of the ceremony, KHJ broadcast a full announcement of winners, live from the ceremony venue, as per its original agreement with the Academy.

12th February 29, 1940 8:30 p.m. 1939 Gone with the Wind 3 hours, 52 minutes Bob Hope Ambassador Hotel
(Cocoanut Grove)
KNX-AM.
Announcement of winners only at the conclusion of the ceremony, live from the ceremony venue.
13th February 27, 1941 8:45 p.m. 1940 Rebecca 2 hours, 10 minutes Biltmore Hotel
(Biltmore Bowl)
KECA-AM.
30 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live.
Simulcast live on NBC Blue Network affiliates on the West Coast.
14th February 26, 1942 7:45 p.m. 1941 How Green Was My Valley 1 hour, 48 minutes KNX-AM.
30 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live.
Simulcast live on CBS network affiliates on the West Coast.
15th March 4, 1943 8:30 p.m. 1942 Mrs. Miniver 2 hours, 14 minutes Ambassador Hotel
(Cocoanut Grove)
KNX-AM.
Partial broadcast.
16th March 2, 1944 8:00 p.m. 1943 Casablanca 1 hour, 42 minutes Jack Benny Grauman's Chinese Theater KNX-AM.
30 minutes of the ceremony was broadcast live.
Ceremony simulcast live on CBS network affiliates on the West Coast.
17th March 15, 1945 1944 Going My Way 2 hours, 9 minutes Bob Hope, John Cromwell ABC Radio.
First coast-to-coast broadcast.

The 17th Academy Awards marked the first coast-to-coast broadcast of the ceremony, and first broadcast of the complete event. All subsequent ceremonies have been broadcast nationally in the USA. This was also the first ceremony in which film clips were used to introduce awards nominees.

18th March 7, 1946 8:00 p.m. 1945 The Lost Weekend 1 hour, 41 minutes Bob Hope, James Stewart Grauman's Chinese Theater Radio: ABC Radio
Television: None
19th March 13, 1947 8:45 p.m. 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives 2 hours, 52 minutes Jack Benny Shrine Auditorium
20th March 20, 1948 8:15 p.m. 1947 Gentleman's Agreement 1 hour, 58 minutes Agnes Moorehead, Dick Powell
21st March 24, 1949 8:00 p.m. 1948 Hamlet 1 hour, 35 minutes Robert Montgomery The Academy Theater
22nd March 23, 1950 1949 All the King's Men 1 hour, 50 minutes Paul Douglas Pantages Theatre
23rd March 29, 1951 1950 All About Eve 2 hours, 18 minutes Fred Astaire
24th March 20, 1952 1951 An American in Paris 1 hour, 53 minutes Danny Kaye
25th March 19, 1953 7:30 p.m. 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth 1 hour, 32 minutes 40 million Bob Hope, Conrad Nagel Pantages Theatre /
NBC International Theatre
Radio: NBC Radio
Television: NBC-TV
26th March 25, 1954 8:00 p.m. 1953 From Here to Eternity 1 hour, 58 minutes 43 million Donald O'Connor, Fredric March Pantages Theatre /
NBC Century Theatre
27th March 30, 1955 7:30 p.m. 1954 On the Waterfront 1 hour, 48 minutes Bob Hope, Thelma Ritter
28th March 21, 1956 1955 Marty 1 hour, 30 minutes Jerry Lewis, Claudette Colbert, Joseph L. Mankiewicz
29th March 27, 1957 1956 Around the World in 80 Days 3 hours, 8 minutes Jerry Lewis, Celeste Holm
30th March 26, 1958 1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai 2 hours, 41 minutes Bob Hope, David Niven, James Stewart, Jack Lemmon, Rosalind Russell, Donald Duck[8] Pantages Theatre
31st April 6, 1959 1958 Gigi 1 hour, 55 minutes Bob Hope, David Niven, Tony Randall, Mort Sahl, Laurence Olivier, Jerry Lewis
32nd April 4, 1960 1959 Ben-Hur 1 hour, 40 minutes Bob Hope
33rd April 17, 1961 1960 The Apartment 2 hours, 5 minutes Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Radio: ABC Radio
Television: ABC-TV
34th April 9, 1962 1961 West Side Story 2 hours, 10 minutes
35th April 8, 1963 7:00 p.m. 1962 Lawrence of Arabia 2 hours, 30 minutes Frank Sinatra
36th April 13, 1964 1963 Tom Jones 2 hours, 8 minutes Jack Lemmon
37th April 5, 1965 1964 My Fair Lady 2 hours, 50 minutes Bob Hope
38th April 18, 1966 1965 The Sound of Music 2 hours, 54 minutes
39th April 10, 1967 1966 A Man for All Seasons 2 hours, 31 minutes
40th April 10, 1968 1967 In the Heat of the Night 1 hour, 50 minutes

The 40th Academy Awards ceremony marked the final year that the ceremony was simulcast live on the radio.

41st April 14, 1969 7:00 p.m. 1968 Oliver! 2 hours, 33 minutes None Dorothy Chandler Pavilion ABC-TV
42nd April 7, 1970 1969 Midnight Cowboy 2 hours, 25 minutes 43.40
43rdd April 15, 1971 1970 Patton 2 hours, 52 minutes NBC-TV
44th April 10, 1972 1971 The French Connection 1 hour, 44 minutes Helen Hayes, Alan King, Sammy Davis Jr., Jack Lemmon
45th March 27, 1973 1972 The Godfather 2 hours, 38 minutes Carol Burnett, Michael Caine, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson
46th April 2, 1974 1973 The Sting 3 hours, 23 minutes John Huston, Burt Reynolds, David Niven, Diana Ross
47th April 8, 1975 1974 The Godfather Part II 3 hours, 20 minutes Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra
48th March 29, 1976 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 3 hours, 12 minutes Goldie Hawn, Gene Kelly, Walter Matthau, George Segal, Robert Shaw ABC-TV
49th March 28, 1977 1976 Rocky 3 hours, 38 minutes Warren Beatty, Ellen Burstyn, Jane Fonda, Richard Pryor
50th April 3, 1978 1977 Annie Hall 3 hours, 30 minutes 39.73 million 31.10 Bob Hope
51st April 9, 1979 1978 The Deer Hunter 3 hours, 25 minutes Johnny Carson
52nd April 14, 1980 6:00 p.m. 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer 3 hours, 12 minutes
53rd March 31, 1981 7:00 p.m. 1980 Ordinary People 3 hours, 13 minutes
54th March 29, 1982 6:00 p.m. 1981 Chariots of Fire 3 hours, 24 minutes
55th April 11, 1983 1982 Gandhi 3 hours, 15 minutes Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, Walter Matthau
56th April 9, 1984 1983 Terms of Endearment 3 hours, 42 minutes 38.00 Johnny Carson
57th March 25, 1985 1984 Amadeus 3 hours, 10 minutes Jack Lemmon
58th March 24, 1986 1985 Out of Africa 3 hours, 2 minutes 38.65 million 25.71 Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams
59th March 30, 1987 1986 Platoon 3 hours, 19 minutes 39.72 million 25.94 Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan
60th April 11, 1988 1987 The Last Emperor 3 hours, 33 minutes 42.04 million 27.80 Chevy Chase Shrine Auditorium
61st March 29, 1989 1988 Rain Man 3 hours, 19 minutes 42.77 million 28.41 None
62nd March 26, 1990 1989 Driving Miss Daisy 3 hours, 37 minutes 40.22 million 26.42 Billy Crystal Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
63rd March 25, 1991 1990 Dances with Wolves 3 hours, 35 minutes 42.79 million 28.06 Shrine Auditorium
64th March 30, 1992 1991 The Silence of the Lambs 3 hours, 33 minutes 44.44 million 29.84 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
65th March 29, 1993 1992 Unforgiven 3 hours, 30 minutes 45.84 million 32.85
66th March 21, 1994 1993 Schindler's List 3 hours, 18 minutes 46.26 million 31.86 Whoopi Goldberg
67th March 27, 1995 1994 Forrest Gump 3 hours, 35 minutes 48.87 million 33.47 David Letterman Shrine Auditorium
68th March 25, 1996 1995 Braveheart 3 hours, 38 minutes 44.81 million 30.48 Whoopi Goldberg Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
69th March 24, 1997 1996 The English Patient 3 hours, 34 minutes 40.83 million 25.83 Billy Crystal Shrine Auditorium
70th March 23, 1998 1997 Titanic 3 hours, 47 minutes 57.25 million 35.32
71st March 21, 1999 5:30 p.m. 1998 Shakespeare in Love 4 hours, 2 minutes 45.63 million 28.51 Whoopi Goldberg Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
72nd March 26, 2000 1999 American Beauty 4 hours, 9 minutes 46.53 million 29.64 Billy Crystal Shrine Auditorium
73rd March 25, 2001 2000 Gladiator 3 hours, 23 minutes 42.93 million 25.86 Steve Martin
74th March 24, 2002 2001 A Beautiful Mind 4 hours, 23 minutes 40.54 million 25.13 Whoopi Goldberg Kodak Theatre
(then name of the Dolby Theatre)
75th March 23, 2003 2002 Chicago 3 hours, 30 minutes 33.04 million 20.58 Steve Martin
76th February 29, 2004 2003 The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King
3 hours, 44 minutes 43.56 million 26.68 Billy Crystal
77th February 27, 2005 2004 Million Dollar Baby 3 hours, 14 minutes 42.16 million 25.29 Chris Rock
78th March 5, 2006 5:00 p.m. 2005 Crash 3 hours, 33 minutes 38.64 million 22.91 Jon Stewart
79th February 25, 2007 2006 The Departed 3 hours, 51 minutes 39.92 million 23.65 Ellen DeGeneres
80th February 24, 2008 2007 No Country for Old Men 3 hours, 21 minutes 31.76 million 18.66 Jon Stewart
81st February 22, 2009 2008 Slumdog Millionaire 3 hours, 30 minutes 36.94 million 20.88 Hugh Jackman
82nd March 7, 2010 2009 The Hurt Locker 3 hours, 37 minutes 41.62 million 24.89 Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin
83rd February 27, 2011 2010 The King's Speech 3 hours, 15 minutes 37.9 million 21.2 James Franco, Anne Hathaway
84th February 26, 2012 5:30 p.m. 2011 The Artist 3 hours, 14 minutes 39.46 million 23.91 Billy Crystal Hollywood and Highland Center
(intermediate name of the Dolby Theatre)
85th February 24, 2013 2012 Argo 3 hours, 35 minutes 40.38 million 24.47 Seth MacFarlane Dolby Theatre
86th March 2, 2014 2013 12 Years a Slave 3 hours, 34 minutes 43.74 million 24.7 Ellen DeGeneres
87th February 22, 2015 2014 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) 3 hours, 43 minutes 37.26 million 20.6 Neil Patrick Harris
88th February 28, 2016 2015 Spotlight 3 hours, 37 minutes 34.43 million 23.4 Chris Rock
89th February 26, 2017 2016 Moonlight 3 hours, 49 minutes 32.9 million 22.4 Jimmy Kimmel
90th March 4, 2018[9] 2017 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Multiple ceremonies hosted

The following individuals have hosted (or co-hosted) the Academy Awards ceremony on two or more occasions.

Host Number of Ceremonies
Bob Hope 18
Billy Crystal 9
Johnny Carson 5
Whoopi Goldberg 4
Jack Lemmon 4
Jerry Lewis 3
Steve Martin 3
Conrad Nagel 3
David Niven 3
Jack Benny 2
Chevy Chase 2
Sammy Davis Jr. 2
Ellen DeGeneres 2
Jane Fonda 2
Goldie Hawn 2
Jimmy Kimmel 2
Walter Matthau 2
Richard Pryor 2
Chris Rock 2
Frank Sinatra 2
James Stewart 2
Jon Stewart 2

Nominated hosts

The following individuals have hosted (or co-hosted) the Academy Awards ceremony on the same year in which the individual was also a nominee.

Host Ceremony Date Category Film Result
David Niven 31st Academy Awards April 6, 1959 Academy Award for Best Actor Separate Tables Won
Michael Caine 45th Academy Awards March 27, 1973 Academy Award for Best Actor Sleuth Nominated
Walter Matthau 48th Academy Awards March 29, 1976 Academy Award for Best Actor The Sunshine Boys Nominated
Paul Hogan 59th Academy Awards March 30, 1987 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay "Crocodile" Dundee Nominated
James Franco 83rd Academy Awards February 27, 2011 Academy Award for Best Actor 127 Hours Nominated
Seth MacFarlane 85th Academy Awards February 24, 2013 Academy Award for Best Original Song Ted Nominated

See also

References

  1. ^ Scott Bowles (26 February 2008). "Low Oscar Ratings Cue Soul-Searching". USA Today. Retrieved 19 March 2008. 
  2. ^ Nikki Finke (26 February 2007). "UPDATE: 39.9 Million Watch 79th Oscars". Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily. LA Weekly. Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Bill Gorman (8 March 2010). "Academy Awards Averages 41.3 Million Viewers; Most Since 2005". TVbytheNumbers. Archived from the original on 10 March 2010. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Levy, Emanuel (2003). All About Oscar: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards. New York, United States: Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 52. ISBN 978-0-8264-1452-6. 
  5. ^ Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners: Movie Award Trivia. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. p. 257. ISBN 978-1-55002-574-3. 
  6. ^ "Oscars Ceremonies". oscars.org. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved March 4, 2017. 
  7. ^ "An Unofficial History of the Academy Awards on Radio". tripod.com. 
  8. ^ "Best, worst and weirdest Oscar hosts of all time". CNN. 22 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "Academy sets Oscar dates for next four years". The Hindu. PTI. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017. 

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