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OSCARS TO STAY ON ABC THROUGH 2020

February 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Just days before Sunday’s Oscar telecast on ABC, the network announced on Thursday that it had signed a new deal with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to extend its rights to televise the ceremony through 2020. The previous agreement had been set to expire in 2014. “This contract ensures that the Oscar […]

BRUCE DAVIS STEPPING DOWN AS HEAD OF OSCAR GROUP

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Bruce Davis has announced that he will step down as executive director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences — the group famous for its annual Oscar awards — on June 30 of next year. Davis’s resignation was first disclosed by Nikki Finke on her DeadlineHollywood.com website. He joined the Academy in 1981 […]