Oscars Tonight! What Time Are the Academy Awards? What Channel Is Televising the 86th Academy Awards? Sunday on ABC

The 86th Academy Awards are televised March 2, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. ET, 7:30 p.m. CT, 4:00 P.M. PT.ON ABC. The Academy Awards are televised live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre, formerly known as the Kodak Theatre, and temporarily renamed the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, California. ABC has several segments that lead up to “The Oscars” presentation (see below). The Academy Awards are scheduled to be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. See channel lineup listings below …

In Arlington Heights on Comcast …
ABC WLS-TV — Ch 7 Standard Definition
ABC WLS-TV — Ch 187 ABC WLS-TV HD (High Definition)

In Arlington Heights on WOW! Internet and Cable TV …
ABC WLS-TV — Ch 7 Standard Definition
ABC WLS-TV — Ch 200 ABC WLS-TV HD (High Definition)

In Arlington Heights on AT&T U-verse …
ABC WLS-TV — Ch 7 Standard Definition
ABC WLS-TV — Ch 1007 ABC WLS-TV HD (High Definition)

In Chicago on RCN …
Channel Lineup for RCN in Chicago …

ABC is Channel 07 for standard definition WLS-TV
ABC is Channel 607 HD for High Definition WLS-DTV

ABC WLS-TV over the air channel is 7 (7.1), digital is 44.

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FIND OSCARS ON ABC on Time Warner Cable in your zip code
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Lead up segments to “The Oscars” Presentation (86th Academy Awards) …
Times Central Time …

Road to Gold/An Academy Awards Preview at 3:00 p.m. CT
On the Red Carpet of the Academy Awards at 4:00 p.m. to 5:05 p.m. CT
On the Red Carpet of the Academy Awards continues starting at 5:30 p.m. CT
The Oscars Red Carpet Live! at 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. CT

CNNi talks to David Edelstein of New York Magazine about this year’s Oscar nominations.

The 86th Academy Awards host will be Ellen DeGeneres — stand-up comedian, television host, and actress. Ellen starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003.


Award Presenters — who you can expect to see tonight …

Amy Adams
Kristen Bell
Jessica Biel
Jim Carrey
Glenn Close
Bradley Cooper
Penélope Cruz
Benedict Cumberbatch
Viola Davis
Daniel Day-Lewis
Robert De Niro
Zac Efron
Sally Field
Harrison Ford
Jamie Foxx
Andrew Garfield
Jennifer Garner
Whoopi Goldberg
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Anne Hathaway
Goldie Hawn
Chris Hemsworth
Kate Hudson
Samuel L. Jackson
Angelina Jolie
Michael B. Jordan
Anna Kendrick
Jennifer Lawrence
Matthew McConaughey
Ewan McGregor
Bill Murray
Kim Novak
Tyler Perry
Brad Pitt
Sidney Poitier
Gabourey Sidibe
Will Smith
Kevin Spacey
Jason Sudeikis
Channing Tatum
Charlize Theron
John Travolta
Christoph Waltz
Kerry Washington
Emma Watson
Naomi Watts


U2 “Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom[18]
Idina Menzel “Let It Go” from Frozen
Karen O “The Moon Song” from Her
Pharrell Williams “Happy” from Despicable Me 2
Bette Midler


Best Picture
American Hustle – Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, and Jonathan Gordon
Captain Phillips – Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca
Dallas Buyers Club – Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter
Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman
Her – Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze, and Vincent Landay
Nebraska – Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa
Philomena – Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, and Tracey Seaward
12 Years a Slave – Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, and Anthony Katagas
The Wolf of Wall Street – Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff

Best Director
David O. Russell – American Hustle
Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity
Alexander Payne – Nebraska
Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor
Christian Bale – American Hustle as Irving Rosenfeld
Bruce Dern – Nebraska as Woody Grant
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street as Jordan Belfort
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave as Solomon Northup
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof

Best Actress
Amy Adams – American Hustle as Sydney Prosser
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine as Jeanette “Jasmine” Francis
Sandra Bullock – Gravity as Dr. Ryan Stone
Judi Dench – Philomena as Philomena Lee
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County as Violet Weston

Best Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips as Abduwali Muse
Bradley Cooper – American Hustle as Agent Richard “Richie” DiMaso
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave as Edwin Epps
Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street as Donnie Azoff
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club as Rayon

Best Supporting Actress
Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine as Ginger
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle as Rosalyn Rosenfeld
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave as Patsey
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County as Barbara Weston-Fordham
June Squibb – Nebraska as Kate Grant

Best Writing – Original Screenplay
American Hustle – Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell
Blue Jasmine – Woody Allen
Dallas Buyers Club – Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack
Her – Spike Jonze
Nebraska – Bob Nelson

Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay
Before Midnight – Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, and Ethan Hawke
Captain Phillips – Billy Ray
Philomena – Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
12 Years a Slave – John Ridley
The Wolf of Wall Street – Terence Winter

Best Animated Feature Film
The Croods – Kirk DeMicco, Chris Sanders, and Kristine Belson
Despicable Me 2 – Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, and Chris Meledandri
Ernest & Celestine – Benjamin Renner and Didier Brunner
Frozen – Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, and Peter Del Vecho
The Wind Rises – Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki

Best Foreign Language Film
The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium) in Dutch – Felix Van Groeningen
The Great Beauty (Italy) in Italian – Paolo Sorrentino
The Hunt (Denmark) in Danish – Thomas Vinterberg
The Missing Picture (Cambodia) in French – Rithy Panh
Omar (Palestine) in Arabic – Hany Abu-Assad

Best Documentary – Feature
The Act of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen
20 Feet from Stardom – Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen, and Caitrin Rogers
Cutie and the Boxer – Zachary Heinzerling and Lydia Dean Pilcher
Dirty Wars – Richard Rowley and Jeremy Scahill
The Square – Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer

Best Documentary – Short Subject
CaveDigger – Jeffrey Karoff
Facing Fear – Jason Cohen
Karama Has No Walls – Sara Ishaq
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life – Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall – Edgar Barens

Best Live Action Short Film
Aquel no era yo (That Wasn’t Me) – Esteban Crespo
Avant que de tout perdre (Just Before Losing Everything) – Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras
Helium – Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson
Pitääkö mun kaikki hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?) – Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari
The Voorman Problem – Mark Gill and Baldwin Li

Best Animated Short Film
Feral – Daniel Sousa and Dan Golden

Get a Horse! – Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim
Mr. Hublot – Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares
Possessions – Shuhei Morita
Room on the Broom – Max Lang and Jan Lachauer

Best Original Score
The Book Thief – John Williams
Gravity – Steven Price
Her – William Butler and Owen Pallett
Philomena – Alexandre Desplat
Saving Mr. Banks – Thomas Newman

Best Original Song
“Happy” from Despicable Me 2 – Pharrell Williams
“Let It Go” from Frozen – Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
“The Moon Song” from Her – Karen Orzolek and Spike Jonze
“Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – U2

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