Monday, 27 January, 2020

The Oscars 2020 Will Not Have a Host

Oscar during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood California The Oscars to Go Without a Host for a Second Consecutive Year
Ismael Spencer | 09 January, 2020, 00:23

The network's Karey Burke said the show will stick to "what worked for us a year ago: huge entertainment value, big musical numbers, big comedy, and star power", Entertainment Tonight reports.

The Oscar nominations will be announced on January 13th.

The Oscars was also without a host previous year for the first time since 1989's hostless 61st Annual Academy Awards.

The Oscars will once again go forward without a host. In 2019, the award ceremony went hostless after Kevin Hart dropped out of hosting duties amid the fallout from resurfaced past homophobic remarks he made on Twitter.

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Keep your gaze just below the Big Dipper constellation for a good chance to spot the shower's center point, known as the radiant. The Quadrantids meteors specifically come from an asteroid called 2003 EH1, which takes 5.52 years to orbit the sun.

Last year, the Oscars made a decision to go without a host - the first time in three decades - after their original choice Kevin Hart pulled out when old homophobic tweets of his resurfaced.

ABC will broadcast the show again as part of an agreement with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 2018 show.

The 2020 Academy Awards air on ABC, sans host, on February 9, 2020.

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