Emmy Award-winning writer Bruce Vilanch has been named to the writing team of the 69th Academy Awards presentation, producer Gilbert Cates announced Tuesday. This will be Vilanch’s eighth Oscar show. His kudocast credits include the Emmys, Grammys and Peoples Choice Awards. He received an Emmy for his work on the 64th and 65th Academy Award shows. The Academy Awards will be held on March 24 at the Shrine Auditorium.