ABC Sells Out Its Oscars Inventory, With 30-Second Spots Costing Up to $2.5 Million

Academy Award Sunday will be its top ad revenue day of the year

This year's Oscar ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, is expected to fetch as much as $2 million per 30-second ad. ABC/Jeff Lipsky

A week before ABC airs the 89th Annual Academy Awards, the show has sold out of its ad inventory for the ceremony.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.