TV Tuesday: The Academy Awards

Are you ready for the Oscars, collegiettes™?

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, Feb. 22. The Oscars will honor the best films of 2014, hosted by actor, Neil Patrick Harris.

Whether you are excited to see gorgeous gowns on the red carpet or find out which film won Best Picture, you won’t regret turning on your TV. Grab a few of your girlfriends and that leftover Valentine’s Day candy and be ready by 5:30 p.m. 

A few notable moments from last year's Oscars ceremony include:

- Jennifer Lawrence tripping up the stairs on the way to accept her award (reminding us yet again that she is human and awesome and we should just be best friends already).

- Lupita Nyong'o slaying in a beautiful blue dress.

- Ellen DeGeneres breaking Twitter with the greatest selfie of all time.

Before you try to get your excitment in check, read some of this year's nominees:

Best Picture

American Sniper

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)


The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game


The Theory of Everything


Best Actor

Steve Carell in Foxcatcher

Bradley Cooper in American Sniper

Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game

Michael Keaton in Birdman

Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard in Two Days, One Night

Felicity Jones in The Theory of Everything

Julianne Moore in Still Alice

Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl

Resse Witherspoon in Wild

Best Visual Effects

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Guardians of the Galaxy


X-Men: Days of Future Past

The winners of these categories and more will be announced on Sunday. So, be sure to tune into the Oscars at 5:30 p.m. on ABC, collegiettes™.

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