The Academy Awards

Season 78 Episode 1

The 78th Annual Academy Awards

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Mar 05, 2006 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Presenter Jennifer Garner wore a Michael Kors dress and over $1,000,000 worth of diamond jewelry. Because the $250,000 chandelier-earrings she wore were designed for pierced ears, Jennifer had to have her ears pierced a few weeks before the ceremony to be able to wear them.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • The program won 4 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety, Music Program, or Special, Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program, Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special or Animation.

    • This is the first time since 1948 where no film received more than three awards for anything.

    • For the first and only time, all five Best Director nominees directed a film nominated for Best Picture.

  • Allusions