Oscars

Google’s Virtual Reality Short Film Earns an Academy Award Nomination

Google is now competing with the Ryan Goslings and Emma Stones of Hollywood.

ABC Will Air the Oscars Through at Least 2028

ABC remains the only one of the big four broadcast networks shut out of the NFL broadcast business, but it has a lock on its yearly marquee live TV event for the next 12 years.

PSAs Are Speaking More Openly About Sexual Violence and Consent Than Ever

Five years ago, a PSA addressing sexual assault showed a girl's legs on the bathroom floor, her underwear down to her ankles. The tagline: "She didn't want to do it, but she couldn't say no."

The Oscars Draws Its Smallest 18- to 49-Year-Old Audience in at Least 20 Years

Finding out how Oscars host Chris Rock would address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy didn't prove to be enough of a draw for audiences Sunday night. Just 34.4 million total viewers tuned into the 88th Academy Awards on ABC, according to Nielsen's final ratings for Sunday night.

Samsung’s First Galaxy S7 Ads Are Dorky, Endearing and Packed With Perfect Cameos

Today's best celebrity ad appearances include a healthy dose of self-mockery, and Samsung might have just set the bar with its new Galaxy S7 spots from Wieden + Kennedy. Hard to miss during Sunday night's Oscars telecast, the new campaign features three fast-moving and detail-rich ads, anchored by an anthem spot called "Why?" that features a cavalcade of unexpected celebrity appearances. 

How Chris Rock Turned Girl Scout Cookies Into the Oscars’ Biggest Brand Winner

While most people watching Sunday night's Oscars knew host Chris Rock would come up with a hilarious, cutting response to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy—and weren't disappointed—no one expected that he would engineer the

These Are the Oscar Ads and Moments Viewers Paid Attention to the Most

It may not have won Best Original Song, but Lady Gaga's show-stopping performance of "Til It Happens to You" from The Hunting Ground documentary was the top moment during a politically charged Oscars Sunday night.

Total Beauty Offers $10,000 to Charity After Mixing Up Black Stars on Race-Fueled Oscars Night

There's never a good time for a beauty site to publicly mix up two of Hollywood's top black celebrities, but last night's Oscars was an especially poor moment. Amid an evening largely defined by frequent racial-inequality discussion, both on stage and online, a site called Total Beauty tweeted an image of Whoopi Goldberg with the caption, "We had no idea Oprah was tatted, and we love it." "@KennyCoble: This tweet is going to live forever, @TotalBeauty. #OscarsSoWhite pic.twitter.com/y2eSdii6w1" wow — Kiki Fox (@iamlegend924) February 29, 2016 Promptly mocked and parodied for the flub, the site deleted its tweet (along with a later post that confused Good Morning America's Lara Spencer for Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte) and posted an apology:

Can Chris Rock Win an Emmy for the Oscars?

Chris Rock's hilarious, poignant opening Oscars monologue was one for the ages, but there's no guarantee that he'll win an Emmy—or even be nominated for one—in September for his work.

Chris Rock Is Funny, Poignant and Doesn’t Hold Back During Oscars Opening Monologue

Chris Rock had stayed silent throughout the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, but the Academy Awards host wasted no time addressing the elephant in the room tonight.