The 2019 Academy Awards may still lack a host, but the show just announced plenty of presenters.
Round one voting ends on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 5 p.m. PT.
Burke's worries about the host-less February 24 ceremony have vanished as it comes together with a "phenomenal" line-up of presenters, she told a TV critics meeting.
Previously, Kevin Hart was set to be the host of the event but came under fire old tweets that re-surfaced, which the comedian already apologized for.
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"I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year's Oscar's.this is because I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many awesome talented artists", he tweeted, just two days after being announced as host.
The exec did not go into details on the actual ceremony, but shared that she and producers plan to meet later this week to discuss specifics on the telecast.
Variety reported in January that for the fist time in almost three decades, the Academy will televise the show with no host, instead utilising a handful of famous faces to present different segments. "After that, it was pretty clear that we were going to stay the course. there was an idea that we were just going to just have presenters host the Oscars and we all got on board with that pretty quickly", Burke explained. Audiences have dropped in recent years with the 2018 show attracting just 26.5 million viewers, the smallest number ever. "We are not going to go straight into people thanking their agents".
She added the Oscar nominee luncheon on Tuesday "was a very exciting room to be in". "People really care", she said.