SINGAPORE – Final 12 months, in a last-minute save, broadcaster Mediacorp picked up the rights to telecast the Oscar ceremony after the same old pay tv channels handed.
It has introduced that it’ll as soon as extra carry the present.
The 93rd Academy Awards will air stay on Monday, April 26, on Channel 5. The present will start at 6.30am with the normal pink carpet occasion, which ends at 8am, after which the ceremony will probably be aired, until 11am.
There will probably be an encore telecast of each occasions the identical night, at 6pm for the pink carpet and 10.30pm for the awards ceremony.
A world model will air Saturday, Might 1, at 1.45am and at 11.30am.
There will even be a stay simulcast of the occasion on Mediacorp’s streaming platform meWatch, with free on-demand catch-up entry till Might 19.
This 12 months’s Oscars is notable for its Asian representation. Actors of Asian descent from the drama Minari, Steven Yeun (nominated for Greatest Actor) and Youn Yuh-jung (Greatest Supporting Actress) are within the race, as is British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed (Greatest Actor), who played a rock drummer struggling with deafness within the drama Sound Of Metallic.
Minari’s writer-director, Lee Isaac Chung, will compete with Chloe Zhao, the China-born director of the drama Nomadland, for the Greatest Director prize, making this the primary time that two individuals of Asian descent have been named in that class.
In a 12 months marked by cinema closures in Europe and America, resulting in movies being launched on on-line platforms, it got here as no shock that the streaming service Netflix led in general nods. Its 35 nominations, probably the most of any studio, have been led by the biographical drama Mank. The biopic of legendary Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz garnered 10 nominations, probably the most of any movie.