Glenn Weiss

All 23 categories will be aired during the Oscars 2023 telecast. Bill Kramer, CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced the news exclusively to Variety Tuesday morning. “I can confirm that all categories will be included in the live telecast,” he said. The news comes after…

“Being invited to host the Oscars for a third time is either a great honor or a trap,” Kimmel said.

Jimmy Kimmel is back as host of the 95th Oscars in 2023, marking the late-night star’s third time fronting the ceremony — which he last did five years ago. Kimmel’s return was announced Monday by Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner, the executive producers and showrunners behind the Academy Awards.  The “Jimmy…

The word “Oscar” has several meanings. It’s a golden statuette; it’s the highest achievement in film; and it’s the telecast. The first two are in fine shape. But that third one is a hot mess, threatening to tarnish the others.  So it was a big relief when new Academy of…