With the Oscars on One ABC Network, the All Def Movie Awards Will Be on Another

By Chris Ariens 

While the 88th Academy Awards are airing on ABC tonight, the first-ever All Def Movie Awards will be airing on Fusion, which is, for now, part owned by Disney/ABC TV.

The All Def Movie Awards are Russell Simmons’ answer to #OscarsSoWhite. Fusion will air the one-hour TV special of the ceremony, which occurred Wednesday, at 7 p.m. ET tonight, and rearing it at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Hosted by Tony Rock, brother of Oscars host Chris Rock, the All Def Movie awards will include Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and other categories including Most Helpful White Person, and Best Black Survivor.

The show airs on Fusion’s cable network and will stream on Fusion.net, YouTube, Facebook, Apple TV, and Roku.