about The Oscars

Oscar-winning producer Donna Gigliotti produced the 91st Oscars, and Emmy®-winning director Glenn Weiss co-produced and directed the show. The Oscars aired live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.

Gigliotti won a Best Picture Oscar for Shakespeare in Love and earned nominations for Hidden FiguresSilver Linings Playbook and The Reader. Her other producing credits include such features as The Fundamentals of CaringBeasts of No NationTwo LoversThe Good Night and Emma. The films she has produced and overseen have earned a total of 43 Oscar nominations. 

Returning to direct his fourth consecutive Oscars, Weiss has won 14 Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for the 90th Oscars. He has directed and produced numerous televised events, including 18 Tony Awards® shows.  His other directing credits include The Kennedy Center HonorsBillboard Music AwardsBET AwardsPeter Pan Live!Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan SeacrestPrimetime Emmy AwardsLive from Lincoln CenterMacy's 4th of July Fireworks SpectacularGarth Brooks, Live from Las Vegas and the American Music Awards.

The 91st Oscars was held on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and was televised live on the ABC Television Network. "The Oscars" also was televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.