The Oscars are making a move for the 2021 and 2022 Academy Awards. As previously announced, the 2020 Academy Awards moved to an earlier slot causing a stir for filmmakers aiming to be co tenders therefore ABC and the Academy or Motion Pictures are going back to the original timing for the following years.
The 92nd annual Oscars is still planned for Feb. 9, 2020, but the Academy confirmed the 93rd event for Feb. 28, 2021 and the 94th event for Feb. 27, 2022.
The official statement reads: “Timing of the 2022 Olympics, the Super Bowl and national holidays will keep the 2021 and 2022 dates on the last Sunday in February. The Academy and ABC continue to evaluate dates for future years.”
Preliminary voting for the 2020 Oscars will run from Friday, Dec. 6 to Tuesday, Dec. 10. Voting on nominations will run from Thursday, Jan. 2 to Tuesday, Jan. 7, followed by the announcement of 2020 Oscar nominees on Monday, Jan. 13. The final voting for the winners will then run from Thursday, Jan. 30 to Tuesday, Feb. 4.
The 92nd Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.