The Academy will host live Oscar viewing parties in New York and London for its East Coast and European members and invited film industry guests on Oscar Sunday, February 28.
The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
Oscar Night London, supported by Swarovski, will gather the celebrants at Soho’s Ham Yard Hotel to view the 88th Oscars at a two-tier screening venue.
Guests will enjoy a midnight feast, complete with espresso martinis, and will watch the Oscars telecast streamed live on the big screen, from red carpet arrivals through the announcement of the Best Picture award.
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The iconic Rainbow Room in New York will be the setting for the only East Coast event hosted by the Academy on Oscar Night.
From the 65th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, surrounded by panoramic views, guests will be able to watch the live Oscars telecast while enjoying an inspired menu by Executive Chef Robert Aikens and Executive Sous Chef Mathew Woolf.
The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.