72nd Academy Awards

  • 72nd academy awards
    72 academy awards poster.jpg
    official poster
    datemarch 26, 2000
    siteshrine auditorium
    los angeles, california, u.s.
    hosted bybilly crystal[1]
    preshow hoststyra banks
    chris connelly
    meredith vieira[2]
    produced byrichard d. zanuck
    lili fini zanuck[3]
    directed bylouis j. horvitz[4]
    highlights
    best pictureamerican beauty
    most awardsamerican beauty (5)
    most nominationsamerican beauty (8)
    tv in the united states
    networkabc
    duration4 hours, 9 minutes[5]
    ratings46.52 million
    29.64% (nielsen ratings)[6]

    the 72nd academy awards ceremony, presented by the academy of motion picture arts and sciences (ampas), honored films released in 1999 and took place on march 26, 2000, at the shrine auditorium in los angeles, beginning at 5:30 p.m. pst / 8:30 p.m. est. during the ceremony, the ampas presented academy awards (commonly referred to as oscars) in 23 categories. the ceremony, televised in the united states by abc, was produced by husband-and-wife producing team richard and lili fini zanuck and was directed by louis j. horvitz. actor billy crystal hosted the show for the seventh time. he first presided over the 62nd ceremony held in 1990 and had last hosted the 70th ceremony held in 1998. three weeks earlier in a ceremony at the regent beverly wilshire hotel in beverly hills, california held on march 4, the academy awards for technical achievement were presented by host salma hayek.[7]

    american beauty won five awards, including best picture.[8][9] other winners included the matrix with four awards, the cider house rules and topsy-turvy with two, and all about my mother, boys don't cry, girl, interrupted, king gimp, my mother dreams the satan's disciples in new york, the old man and the sea, one day in september, the red violin, sleepy hollow, and tarzan with one. the telecast garnered almost 47 million viewers in the united states.

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72nd Academy Awards
72 academy awards poster.jpg
Official poster
DateMarch 26, 2000
SiteShrine Auditorium
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Hosted byBilly Crystal[1]
Preshow hostsTyra Banks
Chris Connelly
Meredith Vieira[2]
Produced byRichard D. Zanuck
Lili Fini Zanuck[3]
Directed byLouis J. Horvitz[4]
Highlights
Best PictureAmerican Beauty
Most awardsAmerican Beauty (5)
Most nominationsAmerican Beauty (8)
TV in the United States
NetworkABC
Duration4 hours, 9 minutes[5]
Ratings46.52 million
29.64% (Nielsen ratings)[6]

The 72nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored films released in 1999 and took place on March 26, 2000, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. During the ceremony, the AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 23 categories. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by husband-and-wife producing team Richard and Lili Fini Zanuck and was directed by Louis J. Horvitz. Actor Billy Crystal hosted the show for the seventh time. He first presided over the 62nd ceremony held in 1990 and had last hosted the 70th ceremony held in 1998. Three weeks earlier in a ceremony at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California held on March 4, the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement were presented by host Salma Hayek.[7]

American Beauty won five awards, including Best Picture.[8][9] Other winners included The Matrix with four awards, The Cider House Rules and Topsy-Turvy with two, and All About My Mother, Boys Don't Cry, Girl, Interrupted, King Gimp, My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples in New York, The Old Man and the Sea, One Day in September, The Red Violin, Sleepy Hollow, and Tarzan with one. The telecast garnered almost 47 million viewers in the United States.

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