2/27/17 Things To Ask Alexa: Awards Edition

Welcome to LME’s 2/27/17 Things To Ask Alexa, and if you missed the big awards show Alexa can give you the morning-after scoop.

 

Win All The Things

 

Say the wake word followed by any of the statements or queries below.

Who received the most Oscar nominations?
This query will get the answer for films nominated for this year’s Oscars only (after the program is over).

Who won the Oscar for [category]?
After the program is over, Alexa should be able to answer this question for all the major categories.

Who won the Oscar for [category] in [year]?
Yep, this one works too!

Who has won the most Oscars?

How many Oscars has [actor name] won?

How many Oscars has [director name] won?

How many Oscars has [producer name] won?

How many Oscars has [screenwriter name] won?

How many Oscars has the movie [movie title] won?

Drumroll, please!

 

Special day coming up? Alexa can help you celebrate.

It’s my birthday.

Sing Happy Birthday.

 

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