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Kick things off tonight with the live nominee announcement of the 88th Annual Academy Awards 2016. Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, lead the announcement for all 24 Oscar categories at a special two-part live news conference in Beverly Hills, televised live on HBO and streamed live on HBO GO at 9:30 p.m.
Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee will also be there to name the nominees in the following categories: Animated Feature Film, Cinematography, Costume Design, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Song, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.
On the other hand, John Krasinski and Boone Isaacs will take the stage to unveil the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Directing, Film Editing, Foreign Language Film, Original Score, Best Picture, Production Design, Visual Effects, Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay.
Then, the annual awards will be broadcast live on HBO come February 29 at 9:30 a.m., with a same night primetime encore at 8 p.m. The awards show will also be streamed live on HBO GO.
Hosted by Chris Rock, who previously hosted the awards show in 2005, the 88th Oscars will be held at the Dolby Theatre and Highland Center in Hollywood.
For the week leading up to the awards, HBO honors past winners with a recap of 2015 Oscar-winning movies, airing every night at 9 p.m.