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#OscarsSoLate: Clock Ticks Toward Overdue Academy Awards Producer Announcement

That ticking sound you hear is the Oscar clock, as it counts minutes to the overdue announcement of a producer or producers for next year’s Academy Awards show, set for broadcast by ABC on February 26. Any attempt to handicap names is beyond this reporter: The broadcast would seem especially challenging, given a need to push beyond the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that helped drive a 7.6% decline in viewers this year to just 34.4 million, the fewest since 2008.
But the time…

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