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Monday, February 29, 2016


The 88 Oscar Academy Awards will be screened live from Hollywood on M-Net Movies Premiere, channel 103 on DStv, early this morning (Monday, February 29, 2016, at 03h30, while viewers who don’t want to get up in the wee hours of the morning to watch this big event, can still enjoy it on M-Net Channel 101 tomorrow evening (Monday) at 19h30 (prime-time). The latter is a delayed broadcast.

The nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on January 14, 2016, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, by directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and actor John Krasinski.

The Revenant received the most nominations with 12 in total, with Mad Max: Fury Road coming in second with ten. For the second consecutive year, a film directed by Alejandro G Iñárritu received the most nominations.

The host of this year’s show is comedian and actor Chris Rock.

For more information on the nominees visit