The 93rd Academy Awards have been delayed two months earlier this yr due to COVID-19’s results on the movie business, however the present will nonetheless be televised reside on ABC on April 25, 2021
Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh goes behind the scenes for the subsequent Academy Awards. The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences mentioned Tuesday that Soderbergh, “Erin Brokovich” producer Stacey Sher and awards present veteran Jesse Collins have come on board to provide the 93rd Oscars telecast.
It’s the primary time producing the annual movie awards for all three, who’re taking over the mantle from final yr’s producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain.
The 93rd Academy Awards have been delayed two months earlier this yr due to COVID-19’s results on the movie business, however the present will nonetheless be televised reside on ABC on April 25, 2021. No official bulletins have been made as as to if 93rd Oscars might be digital, as many different awards exhibits together with the Emmys have executed due to the pandemic, though indicators level to a willingness to adapt to the second.
Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Daybreak Hudson mentioned that this upcoming present is “the right event for innovation and re-envisioning the probabilities for the awards present.”
Collins additionally has expertise. Earlier this yr produced the digital BET Awards and can also be producing the Grammy Awards and the Tremendous Bowl halftime present.
“Jesse, Stacey and Steven are the perfect storytellers to harness the distinctiveness of this second,” mentioned Craig Erwich, president of Hulu Originals and ABC Leisure.
Final yr’s present, the second in a row with out a host, had the smallest viewers ever of 23.6 million viewers, down 20% from the yr prior.