2014 Oscars Set for March 2

ABC announces next two Academy Awards dates

The next Oscars telecast is set for Sunday, March 2, 2014,
ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Monday.

The Academy also announced the 87th Academy
Awards will air on Feb. 22, 2015. Both Oscar presentations will be held at the
Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood and air on ABC.

This year's Academy Awards ceremony hosted by Seth MacFarlane
drew 40 million total viewers
, the most-watched Oscars telecast in three
years and up 3% from 2012.

A host and producer for the 2014 awards are to
be announced.