The highly anticipated 83rd Annual Academy Awards air Sunday, February 27, 2011 on ABC beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST. The Oscars honor film industry professionals, including directors, actors, and writers, whose excellence is recognized by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Entertainment's biggest night will be televised live throughout more than 200 countries as the Academy Awards are the media's oldest award ceremony.
Interest for this year's Oscar awards is quickly rising as many predict who will win this year's Academy Awards. Hundreds of millions of fans and movie lovers are expected to view the big event to see who takes home the biggest honors as determined by a 6,000 member vote. On Sunday evening, fans will tune in to see the world's biggest celebrities attend one of the most glamorous ceremonies of the year.
To see a list of Oscar nominees, go here: Academy Award Nominations