LIVE NOMINEE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 87TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS ON HBO THURSDAY JANUARY 15 AT 9.30PM
Close to 100 Academy Award winning and nominated blockbusters on HBO this February
HBO, the new home of the Oscars®, will be bringing the complete Oscars® experience to audiences across Asia, from the live broadcast of various Academy Award® programmes to showing nearly 100 Oscars® winning and nominated blockbusters across HBO Asia’s channels in February.
Kicking off the Academy Awards® season is the live broadcast of the Nominee Announcement of the 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 on January 15 at 9.30pm on HBO / HBO HD (Astro Ch 411 / 431). This year, for the first time in Academy history, all nominees across 24 categories will be announced. Chris Pine (Star Trek and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit) and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will present nominations in 13 categories including Best Picture, while directors Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity and Children of Men) and J.J. Abrams (Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Wars: The Force Awakens) will present special early announcement of 11 categories.
On the day of the biggest awards show in the world, three different Oscars® programmes will be broadcast back-to-back live on HBO from 6am on February 23 – On The Red Carpet – The Arrivals, Oscars® Red Carpet Live, and The 87th Annual Academy Awards®. The post-awards show On The Red Carpet – The Winners will premiere the following day at 9pm on HBO.
To complete the Oscars® experience, HBO Asia has lined up a slew of Academy Award® winning and nominated movies in the month of February, including the Asian TV premiere of Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix on February 14 and All Is Lost, starring Robert Redford on February 7, both premiering at 9pm on HBO.
Other Oscars® acclaimed titles on HBO in February include American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Gravity, The Great Gatsby and notable Best Picture winners, including Argo, American Beauty and Forrest Gump. Catch this unprecedented Oscars® bonanza across HBO Asia’s channels – HBO / HBO HD (Astro Ch 411 / 431), HBO SIGNATURE HD (Astro Ch 437), HBO HITS (Astro Ch 436), HBO FAMILY (Astro Ch 435) and CINEMAX (Astro Ch 412). Please refer to the attached for the full list of Academy Award® winning and nominated movies and go to www.hboasia.com for more show times.
The complete programme schedule of the 87th Annual Academy Awards programmes:
|15 Jan||9.30pm||Live Nominee Announcement of the 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015||Live||HBO|
|23 Jan||6.00am||On The Red Carpet – The Arrivals||Live||HBO|
|23 Jan||8.00am||Oscars® Red Carpet 2015||Live||HBO|
|23 Jan||9.30am||The 87th Annual Academy Awards®||Live||HBO|
|23 Jan||7.30pm||Oscars® Red Carpet 2015||Primetime Encore||HBO|
|23 Jan||9.00pm||The 87th Annual Academy Awards®||Primetime Encore||HBO|
|24 Jan||9.00pm||On The Red Carpet – The Winners||Premiere||HBO|
* Encores of the complete Oscars® experience will be available with subtitles from 23 February till 8 March 2015 on HBO / HBO HD (Astro Ch 411 / 431), as well as on HBO SIGNATURE HD (Astro Ch 437).