Craig Zadan And Neil Meron Will Return to Produce Oscars in 2015
Posted on April 28, 2014
Craig Zadan And Neil Meron will return to produce the Oscars again in 2015. This will be their third consecutive year producing the awards show. The 87th Oscars will air live on the ABC Television Network on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015.
The announcement was made by Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. She says, "We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Craig and Neil back to produce the Oscars again in 2015. Their showmanship has elevated the show to new heights and we are excited to keep the momentum going with this creative partnership."
Zadan and Meron said, "We are delighted to work with Cheryl, Dawn and the Academy to produce the Oscars for a third time. We're proud of the show's success over the last two years and are eager to embark on another entertaining show to honor this year's motion pictures."
Ellen DeGeneres hosted the Oscars on March 2 of this year. The show drew an average audience of 45.4 million total viewers and reached 74.6 million viewers watching 6+ minutes. The Academy says the 2014 Oscars attracted the biggest viewership in 14 years.