Oscars 2021! Award Start Time, Live Stream, Where Free to Watch?
Covid-19 pandemic!!!The Oscars 2021 live stream caps off a truly unprecedented year for the film industry. The movie biz was hit hard, with many big movie releases delayed for months or years, productions shut down and the entire theatrical experience usurped by streaming at home.
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But this is Hollywood and the show must go on. Many great films still came out last year and received much-deserved recognition from the Oscar nominations. This Sunday, the 93rd Academy Awards will bestow honors among the nominees for best performances, craftwork, and technical feats
The wide range of movies includes the meditative road-tripping Nomadland to the graceful family tale Minari to the courtroom fireworks of The Trial of the Chicago 7.
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The Oscars 2021 ceremony will be held largely in-person, located primarily at Union Station in Los Angeles, with additional events at the Dolby Theatre. And yes, there will be a red carpet, but unlike the glitzy events of the past. Attendance is restricted to the nominees, their guests, and presenters — all of whom will go through multiple rounds of testing and a required quarantine period.
As for the host, the Oscars won’t have one for the third year in a row.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Oscars 2021 live stream.
Oscars 2021 host and presenters
For the third year in a row, there is no Oscars host. Jimmy Kimmel was the last Oscars host, for the 90th Academy Awards.
The Academy has revealed some of the presenters who will introduce the categories open the envelopes and hand over the trophies. The luminaries include:
- Angela Bassett
- Bong Joon-Ho
- Brad Pitt
- Bryan Cranston
- Don Cheadle
- Halle Berry
- Harrison Ford
- Joaquin Phoenix
- Laura Dern
- Marlee Matlin
- Reese Witherspoon
- Regina King
- Renée Zellweger
- Rita Moreno
How to watch Oscars 2021 live stream from anywhere on Earth
Just because ABC isn’t available everywhere doesn’t mean you need to miss the Oscars 2021 live stream if you’re away from home. Watching along with the rest of the internet can be pretty easy. With the right VPN (a virtual private network), you can stream the show from wherever you go.
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Oscars 2021 nominees
While this year’s Oscars may be late and socially distanced, they’re still celebrating excellent films. You can check out the full list of Oscar nominations (and find out where they’re streaming).
The films up for the top prize, Best Picture, are:
- The Father
- Judas and the Black Messiah
- Promising Young Woman
- Sound of Metal
- The Trial of the Chicago 7
How to watch Oscars 2021 live stream in the US
Movie lovers (and celeb gawkers) can tune into the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday, April 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
It will be preceded by the pre-show, “Into the Spotlight,” at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The broadcast network can be accessed with one of the best TV antennas or through a cable TV package.
If you’ve already cut the cord and don’t have cable, you can watch ABC on live TV service, like FuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV and AT&T TV Now.
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How to watch Oscars 2021 live stream in the UK
Good news for British cinephiles. The Oscars 2021 live stream is airing on Sky Cinema’s Oscars channel, which comes with a Sky TV package.
They’ll need to stay up late, though — the ceremony starts at 1 a.m. BST.
How to watch Oscars 2021 live stream in Canada
In the Great North, Canadians can watch the Oscars at the same time as their neighbors on CTV.
How to watch Oscars 2021 live stream in Australia
Down Under, Aussies can watch the Oscars 2021 online for free on Channel 7.
Oscars 2021 red carpet and pre-show
An Oscars pre-show, titled “In the Spotlight,” will feature coverage of the red carpet and interviews with nominees.
It will also play pre-recorded performances of all five nominated Original Song nominees: “Fight for You” by H.E.R. (from “Judas and the Black Messiah)’; Speak Now” by Leslie Odom Jr (One Night in Miami); “Io sì (Seen)” by Laura Pausini and Diane Warren (The Life Ahead); “Hear My Voice” by Celeste and Daniel Pemberton (The Trial of the Chicago 7); and “Husavik” by Molly Sandén (from Eurovision Song Contest).
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