Jimmy Kimmel hosts the Oscars — the primary time in just about a decade running late-night celebrity has been on the helm. And Amazon and iTunes be offering six best-picture nominees for many who’d slightly forgo the pomp and circumstance.
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THE OSCARS eight:30 p.m. on ABC. Jimmy Kimmel in spite of everything will get his shot at internet hosting the Academy Awards, broadcast reside from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Oddsmakers (and the Carpetbagger, Cara Buckley, of The New York Instances) appear to agree that the momentum of “Los angeles Los angeles Land,” Damien Chazelle’s homage to show-business strivers, can’t be stopped for ultimate photograph and ultimate director — and neither can Emma Stone, its celebrity, for ultimate actress. Casey Affleck, as a grief-stricken guy in “Manchester by way of the Sea,” is predicted to win for ultimate actor, with pageant from Denzel Washington as an embittered Pittsburgh rubbish collector in “Fences.” And “Zootopia,” a love letter to range, and “Kubo and the Two Strings,” a couple of Eastern boy’s quest to defeat evil, are neck-in-neck for animated characteristic. The countdown starts at 1:30 p.m. on E!, with red-carpet protection at five:30 on E! and seven on ABC, and after-party protection on E! at 11:30.
BIG LITTLE LIES nine p.m. on HBO. Madeline is outraged that her group theater manufacturing may well be quashed with lend a hand from Renata. In “Women,” at 10, Hannah talks with an writer (Matthew Rhys) about sexual…