NEW YORK — The 32.9 million viewers tuning into Sunday’s Academy Awards represented a drop-off of more than a million from last year and Oscar’s smallest audience since 2008. Oscars 2017: “Moonlight” wins after “La La Land” mixup The Nielsen company said Monday that viewership dipped notably from the 34.3 million who watched the ABC telecast […]
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A sequestered jury from an outside county will decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a suburban Philadelphia judge ruled Monday, rejecting a defense request to move the trial itself because of worldwide media reports that the actor’s lawyers say brand him a “serial rapist.” Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill will oversee […]
February 27, 2017, 4:31 PM| “Moonlight” won best picture at the Oscars after “La La Land” was mistakenly announced as the winner at first. The mix-up unfolded onstage at the 89th annual awards. CBS News correspondent Chris Martinez has the latest.
Glen Powell took time out on the Oscars red carpet to pay tribute to pal Bill Paxton. The “Hidden Figures” star met Paxton when they worked together on the 2013 indie film “Red Wing,” and Paxton left an immediate impression on the young actor. The two recently completed filming another project together. “Bill Paxton passed […]
LOS ANGELES — If Warren Beatty needs someone to talk to following Sunday night’s epic award mixup at Sunday night’s Oscars, Steve Harvey is open ears. Oscars 2017: “Moonlight” wins after “La La Land” mixup While hosting the Miss Universe pageant in 2015, Harvey accidently named the wrong woman as the winner during the live broadcast. […]
February 27, 2017, 8:32 AM| “Moonlight” won three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Adapted Screenplay. The film’s director, Barry Jenkins, and writer Tarell Alvin McCraney join “CBS This Morning” from Los Angeles to discuss the now-infamous on-stage mix-up for the Best Picture announcement and the impact of the film.
Hollywood’s top movies racked up honors last night at the Academy Awards ceremony, with “La La Land” taking home six Oscar, and “Moonlight” following with three, including best supporting actor and best adapted screenplay. And “Moonlight” won the most prestigious award, best picture, after a now-infamous, on-stage mix up, when the wrong envelope was given […]
LONDON — For 82 years, accounting firm Pricewaterhouse Cooper has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards. Now its hard-won image as a dependable partner is under threat. Oscars 2017: “Moonlight” wins after “La La Land” mixup The company was responsible for a colossal mistake at the 89th Academy Awards […]
The Best Picture announcement was not the only gaffe at Sunday night’s Academy Awards broadcast. The “In Memoriam” segment featured a photo of the wrong woman. Four-time Oscar-nominated costume designer Janet Patterson, who died last October, was listed among the film industry luminaries who has passed. However, the photo shown on the screen was of […]