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Topic: Oscars

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

With everything from celebrities to dancing genitals

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,…

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

And just 34.4 million total viewers tuned in

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…

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

Celebs bought $65,243 worth of cookies

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…

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

At home, people loved Leo's win and Kohl's ads

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…

Can Chris Rock Win an Emmy for the Oscars?

Variety hosting category was nixed in 2008, but he still has a chance

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. That's…

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

'We want opportunity—that's it'

Chris Rock had stayed silent throughout the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, but the Academy Awards host wasted no time addressing the elephant in the room tonight. "I'm here at the Academy Awards, otherwise…

Getty Images Made 15-Second Versions of All #BestPictures Hopefuls With Stock Photos

Catch up quickly on the ones you missed

Two hours, or even 90 minutes, is way to long for a movie—even one nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Frankly, we can only concentrate in 15-second bursts.…

Periscope Would Like You to Reenact the Best Picture Nominees. But Please, No Bears

Plus, Twitter releases custom emojis and green room access

If Twitter doesn't create a custom emoji for a major event, did the event really happen? Sunday's Oscars will likely garner the largest TV audience for an entertainment program this year, and…

Why the Oscars Should End Up Being the Year's Most-Watched Entertainment Program

But will #OscarsSoWhite help or hurt ratings?

Between the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, Leonardo DiCaprio's relentless marketing push for an Oscar and what host Chris Rock has to say about all of it, Sunday's Oscars ratings are even harder…

A Copywriter's 10 Tips for Nailing the Perfect Oscar Acceptance Speech

How to make the most of those 45 seconds

If your last name is Fassbender, DiCaprio or Blanchett, you're sweating right now. Not only is the pressure of winning an Oscar weighing on you like an 8.5-pound chunk of…

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