Producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain have announced that veteran director Glenn Weiss will return to direct the 92nd Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
“We are so lucky that Glenn is back as our director this year,” Taylor and Allain said in a statement. “He is deeply creative and collaborative and has a terrific instinct for live television. It is a huge win to us to have Glenn at the helm.”
Weiss has directed numerous live televised events, including four previous Oscars shows, for which he won two Primetime Emmys, and 19 Tony Awards shows, which earned three directing Primetime Emmys. Weiss’s additional directing credits include “The Kennedy Center Honors,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “BET Awards,” “Peter Pan Live!,” “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Primetime Emmy Awards,” “Live from Lincoln Center,” “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular,” “Garth Brooks, Live from Las Vegas” and the “American Music Awards.”
The 92nd Oscars will be televised live on Feb. 9, beginning at 3:30 p.m. on the ABC Television Network. For information, visit oscars.org.
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