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2017 Oscars: How to watch

By
Sarah Mulé
Local 33 stagehands work under deadline as preparations are underway for the 89th annual Academy Awards in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on February 23, 2017. Oscar winners will be announced during an ABC telecast on Sunday, February 26th. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Local 33 stagehands work under deadline as preparations are underway for the 89th annual Academy Awards in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on February 23, 2017. Oscar winners will be announced during an ABC telecast on Sunday, February 26th. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The 2017 awards show circuit comes to a close on Sunday with the 89th Academy Awards.

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling's musical La La Land leads the pack of Oscar contenders with 14 nominations including Best Picture.

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Also nominated are other awards season favorites Fences, Moonlight, and Manchester by the Sea.

How to watch

Time: Red carpet coverage begins at 7 p.m. The show itself starts at 8:30 p.m.

Where: The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood

Network: ABC

Online, live: abc.com, and the ABC app

Host: Late night TV show fixture Jimmy Kimmel will host for the first time.

Musical performances: Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Sting, and Auli'i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Presenters: Leonardo DiCaprio, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Halle Berry, Gael Garcia Bernal, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Dornan, Scarlett Johansson, Shirley MacLaine, and Kate McKinnon among a list of other Hollywood elite.

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Other notable info: For the first time in Academy history, black actors are nominated in each acting category -- a noticeable change after last year's #OscarsSoWhite controversy. Actress Viola Davis also holds the distinction of becoming the first black actress to nab three Oscar nominations.

Nominees

The nominees in the top categories are:

Best Picture
Arrival
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Best Director
Denis Villeneuve Arrival
Mel Gibson Hacksaw Ridge
Damien Chazelle La La Land
Kenneth Lonergan Manchester by the Sea
Barry Jenkins Moonlight

Best Actor
Casey Affleck Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling La La Land
Viggo Mortensen Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington Fences

Best Actress
Isabelle Huppert Elle
Ruth Negga Loving
Natalie Portman Jackie
Emma Stone La La Land
Meryl Streep Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershali Ali Moonlight
Jeff Bridges Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel Lion
Michael Shannon Nocturnal Animals


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Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis Fences
Naomie Harris Moonlight
Nicole Kidman Lion
Octavia Spencer Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams Manchester by the Sea

Best Original Screenplay
Hell or High Water
La La Land
The Lobster
Manchester by the Sea
20th Century Women

Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival
Fences
Hidden Figures
Lion
Moonlight

Best Animated Movie
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
My Life as a Zucchini
The Red Turtle
Zootopia

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