Oscars 2019: All awards will be shown live after backlash

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The move reverses an earlier decision to give four awards during TV commercial breaks.
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Published on February 19, 2019 -  01:19
Oscars to Air All Awards After Backlash
Oscars to Air All Awards After Backlash John Bailey, President of the Academy of Motion Pictures, announced all 24 awards will be presented during the broadcast. The categories facing exclusion from the broadcast were makeup and hairstyling, film editing, cinematography and live action short. These changes were to be made in order to cut the show down to three hours. On February 11, 2019, Bailey announced those categories would be cut in the new format. John Bailey, via 'Variety' The proposed format was poorly received, with many people expressing outrage. Over 577 industry workers responded with an open letter to the academy, urging the reversal of its decision. The American Society of Cinematographers

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