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LIVE: Red Carpet Preview event at 5:30

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By: Channel 8 Newsroom

The 86th annual Academy Awards is airing tonight on ABC.

Catch the Oscars Red Carpet event from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. tonight on our website,

Talk show host and comedian, Ellen DeGeneres is hosting for the second year in a row.

Here are some of the nominees:

Best Actor in Leading Role:

  • Christian Bale (American Hustle)
  • Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
  • Chiwetel Ejiorfor (12 Years a Slave)
  • Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Actress in Leading Role:

  • Amy Adams (American Hustle)
  • Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
  • Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
  • Judi Dench (Philomena)
  • Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)

Best Picture:

  • American Hustle
  • Captain Phillips
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Gravity
  • Her
  • Nebraska
  • Philomena
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street

Tune into Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 7:30 p.m. to see who takes home the Academy's most  coveted prize.

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