The 87th Academy Awards ceremony will air live on Armenian Public TV on Sunday, February 22.
The First Channel is the official broadcaster of The Oscars. Arman Margaryan and Hermine Stepanyan will provide live commentary of the ceremony.
The Oscars will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood and will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars.
The Oscars is one of the entertainment event in 10 years and attracted the biggest viewership since 2000, with more than 45 million viewers. The 86th Oscars resulted in dramatic gains in younger demos and social media conversation, with more than one billion impressions generated on Twitter and 25 million interactions happening on Facebook on Oscar Sunday. Additionally, the star-studded “selfie” became the most retweeted photo of all time with 32.8 million views.