Oscars 2016 ‘Thank You’ Scroll Introduced During Awards Show: Love It or Hate It?

Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander 

The Oscars attempted to prevent drawn-out acceptance speeches — and aggressive play-off music — during the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday, February 28, by introducing a new scroll feature during winners' acceptance speeches.

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As previously reported, nominees filled out a scroll card of people they wished to thank during their acceptance speeches. The list of names then ran along the bottom of the screen during their big moment.

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Viewers either loved or totally hated the new news-ticker-like feature.

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“I hate the scroll at the bottom of the screen @TheAcademy #Oscars It has no soul,” one viewer tweeted, while another added: “#Oscars finally figured out how to allow their winners to congratulate everyone with this scroll at the bottom of the screen #smartmove.”

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