2016 Oscars: AMPAS Set Dates for 88th, 89th and 90th Academy Awards
LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 88th, 89th and 90th Oscar® presentations. The Academy Awards® will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016, February 26, 2017, and March 4, 2018, respectively.
Academy key dates for the 2015 Awards season are:
Saturday, November 14, 2015 The Governors Awards
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 Nominations voting opens 8 a.m. PT
Friday, January 8, 2016 Nominations voting closes 5 p.m. PT
Thursday, January 14, 2016 Oscar Nominations Announcement
Monday, February 8, 2016 Oscar Nominees Luncheon
Friday, February 12, 2016 Final voting opens 8 a.m. PT
Saturday, February 13, 2016 Scientific and Technical Awards
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Final voting closes 5 p.m. PT
Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016 88th Academy Awards begins 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT
The 88th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.