Actor and comedian Chris Rock is set to host the 2016 Oscars show that will take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California.

The 2016 Oscars will air live on ABC from Los Angeles on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 7 p.m. EST.

The show begins with exclusive red carpet coverage at 7 p.m. followed by the award ceremony starting at 8:30 p.m.

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HOW TO WATCH THE OSCARS ONLINE

The 2016 Oscars will be available to watch online via ABC.com. To view the live stream, you must have a participating service provider. 

Be sure to stay with Metro and look out fort the best and worst dressed celebrities at this year's show.

2016 OSCAR NOMINEES

BEST PICTURE

"The Big Short" 
"Bridge of Spies"
"Brooklyn"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant" 
"Room" 
"Spotlight"

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BEST DIRECTOR

Alejandro González Inarritu, "The Revenant"
Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight"
Adam McKay, "The Big Short" 
George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Lenny Abrahamson, "Room"

BEST ACTOR

Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant" 
Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl" 
Matt Damon, "The Martian" 
Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs" 
Bryan Cranston, "Trumbo"

BEST ACTRESS

Cate Blanchett, "Carol"
Brie Larson, "Room" 
Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"
Charlotte Rampling, "45 Years"
Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn"

To see all of the nominees for this year's Oscars, visit our complete listing.