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Academy Announces Major Changes to Oscars 2020



The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, on Wednesday, announced some major changes to be effected from Oscars 2020. The changes will include a new award date – February 9th instead of the originally scheduled 24th, the addition of a new category designed around achievement in a popular film and broadcast time reduced to 3 hours. The Academy made the announcement via Twitter:

Hollywood Reporter further reveals that the move to ensure a 3-hour telecast would mean that only a select number of categories will be aired live while most will be announced during commercial breaks.

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