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In case you are totally confused about what's going on, here's the information you need to make sure you don't miss this year's Academy Awards. 

When: February 24.

What Time: The show begins at 8 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m. (though it notoriously runs late). 

Where: LA (IRL); ABC for all us television watching plebes.

Why Should You Watch: Because this is the biggest night of the year for movies! Because this year's crop of nominees are actually incredibly compelling! Because this will be the watercooler chat for all of next week!