Today’s the day! The “89th Academy Awards” will be giving out Oscars tonight on ABC hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Move over Sunday political talk shows, you can be “ALL OSCARS. ALL DAY.” if you want and you don’t have to have a cable or satellite package.
Stream a nominated film or two before the big show
E! Red Carpet Coverage
“Countdown to the Red Carpet” 1:30pm EST/10:30am PST
“Live from the Red Carpet” 5:30pm EST/2:30pm PST
E! is available at the three main streaming cable replacement services, all of which have free trials. On Sling TV you’ll need Sling Orange and/or Blue with the Lifestyle Plus Extra package. On Sony Playstation Vue, E! is part of their entry level Access Slim package. Finally, at DIRECTV Now, E! is available in their entry level, Live A Little package.
ABC Live Red Carpet and Oscar Ceremony
“Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From the Red Carpet” 7 pm EST/4pm PST
“The 89th Academy Awards” 8:30 pm EST/5:30 pm PST
Your best option without cable or satellite package is to get ABC over the air with an antenna. Otherwise, unless you live in select markets, there’s no legal live stream of the entire show. “Select portions” will be streaming live on the ABC app and Facebook however with online exclusive content.
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Documenting Oscar Diversity: Talking Race, Prisons, and Women Directors – More history from Bobby Rivers and nominated documentaries.