- The 2020 Oscars are airing on Sunday, February 9 from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
- The 92nd Academy Awards will begin with a red carpet at 6:30 p.m. ET and the ceremony will start at 8 p.m. ET.
- There are several ways to watch the red carpet, the Oscars telecast, and behind-the-scenes coverage.
The Oscars are upon us, and as always, a star-studded red carpet will kick off the glamorous event. Airing on Sunday, February 9, the 92nd Academy Awards will feature many performers and presenters (in place of a host!). From The Crown’s Olivia Colman to comedian Will Ferrell, viewers will see many familiar faces handing out the coveted golden statuettes to a few lucky nominees.
Whether you’re a loyal fan of the annual award show or not, we’ve got all the information you need to know about watching the festivities. You won’t want to miss the best red carpet looks or scandalous moments in real time, after all.
How to Watch and Stream the 2020 Oscars Red Carpet
ABC's red carpet coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET. But in case you want to get started a little early, you can tune into E! for Live From the Red Carpet with Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic at 5:00 p.m. ET.
If you're planning on watching the red carpet on your laptop, tablet, or phone, you can live stream it through the ABC website or on the ABC app. You'll also want to look out for Oscars All Access: Red Carpet Live — a live Twitter stream giving viewers backstage access and red carpet highlights, among other perks. The Academy will begin live streaming through All Access at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Lastly, you can head over to the Academy's official Facebook page to watch your favorite celebrities walk the red carpet.
How to Watch and Stream the 2020 Oscars
The Academy Awards will begin at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. The show has lasted as long as four hours in the past, but here's hoping it ends on time at 11 p.m. ET.
In addition to watching the ceremony on TV or through one of ABC's streaming services, you can also tune in on YouTube TV, Sling TV, and DirecTV. All are subscription-based services that include ABC as part of their packages.
The Oscars ceremony will also be available on Hulu (but not until the day after the actual event, unless you have a Hulu with Live TV subscription).
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