Oscars 2018 Live Stream: How to Watch the Award Show Online

Oscar night is the biggest event in Hollywood, and the the entertainment industry's biggest names will be out in force for the 90th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. 

If you weren't able to score a ticket to watch the show from the Dobly Theater in Los Angeles, you can join the millions of viewers around the world who will watch from home as host Jimmy Kimmel and a constellation of stars crack jokes, pick up awards and possibly make a few flubs.

The Academy Awards will air live on ABC, but folks without access to regular television can stream the awards show online via ABC’s website or app. The network's pre-show red-carpet coverage is slated to start at 6:30 p.m. ET, and the actual ceremony will begin immediately after at 8 p.m. on both broadcast and streaming platforms. Oscar-watchers will, however, need to use their cable provider login to view the live stream on ABC.

Additionally, E! will host its annual Live on the Red Carpet special, which will start at 5 p.m. ET on TV and the network’s website and app. Viewers can also follow all the red carpet fashion on the People and Entertainment Weekly Red Carpet Live pre-show at 5 p.m. ET, streaming on People and EW’s network, PeopleTV. (People.com, EW.com, Time.com, Instyle.com, Facebook Live and YouTube Live will also stream the pre-show).

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That's not enough of an Oscars fix? Don't worry, there's more.

You can tune into The Oscars: All Access, the Academy's day-long live stream experience, on Oscars.com to catch red-carpet interviews with presenters, performers and nominees as they start to arrive as well as behind-the-scenes glimpses of the award show, backstage views and audience reactions during the live broadcast.

And of course, you can follow along with the Oscars on social media, though the official Oscars Twitter account and #Oscars.

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