ABC extends Oscars broadcasting deal until 2028

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. Filed under: Entertainment Film Hollywood Stars

ABC has secured its coverage of the Academy Awards for the next decade.

Each year the Academy Awards ceremony is broadcast live around the world to over 225 countries. © AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand

Each year the Academy Awards ceremony is broadcast live around the world to over 225 countries.
© AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand

The TV network has extended a contract set to expire in 2020 and will now continue to broadcast the annual Oscars ceremony through 2028.

Each year the prestigious ceremony is broadcast live around the world to over 225 countries, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

“After hosting the Academy Awards more than 50 times, ABC has become the home for Hollywood’s most prestigious and glamorous night of television. With this new landmark agreement, ABC is proud to showcase the Oscars all the way to their Centennial celebration in 2028,” said Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group.

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