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How To Watch Oscars 2024 & Nominated Movies

How To Watch Oscars 2024 & Nominated Movies

how to watch oscars 2024

Ah, the Oscars 2024 – that magical time when the stars align, quite literally, and the film world pauses to celebrate its brightest and best. For us cinephiles, it’s the Super Bowl of cinema, a night where dreams are made, careers are crowned, and sometimes, the underdog comes out on top.

But the burning question remains: where can you catch all the action live? Well, we’re here to spill the beans! The 96th Academy Awards are all set to air on ABC, the traditional broadcast network, across the U.S. on March 10, starting 4 PM PT. 

Remember: Oscars are more than just an awards ceremony. It’s a celebration of the art of filmmaking, a nod to those who dare to dream big, and a night where the film community comes together to honor its own. Whether you’re in it for the suspense of the award announcements, or the sometimes awkward, sometimes heartwarming speeches, the Oscars 2024 promises to deliver. And the good news?

There are more ways than ever to tune in; the options are as diverse as the nominations themselves. From traditional cable to online streaming platforms, watching the Oscars has never been easier or more inclusive. So, grab your popcorn and settle in for an evening of triumphs, surprises, and maybe even a few upsets!

 

How to watch Oscars 2024

how to watch oscars 2024
Source: Variety

In the United States, ABC has been the traditional broadcaster of the Oscars (since 1976), and this will continue for the 2024 ceremony. Returning for the fourth time, Jimmy Kimmel will host the 96th Academy Awards, which will be broadcast live from the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood across the U.S. on ABC, on Sunday, March 10, 2024. This year, the event will start early, beginning at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. A pre show will precede the main event, starting at 3:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. ET, and for viewers in the Pacific time zone, a replay of the main telecast will be available following the live airing.

 

What time are the Oscars 2024

how to watch oscars 2024
Source: ABC

The 96th Academy Awards are set to air live on March 10, 2024, Sunday in the U.S. from 4 PM – 7 PM PT. Viewers in India can tune in live to Disney+ Hotstar on Monday, March 11, 2024, 4:30 A.M. IST.

 

How to Watch Oscars 2024 online

For those preferring to stream the event, the 2024 Oscars will be accessible online. Viewers can stream by signing into abc.com/watch-live using their cable provider details or through live TV streaming platforms that include ABC, such as DirecTV Stream, Fubo, Hulu, or Sling.

The ABC app and ABC.com have historically provided live streams of the Oscars, although access may require authentication with a cable or satellite provider. Additionally, the official Oscars website and social media channels often feature live coverage of the red carpet and behind-the-scenes content, enhancing the viewing experience.

 

Where to watch Oscars 2024 around the world

Are you outside of the U.S.? The show is broadcast globally, in more than 200 territories worldwide, through various international networks holding the rights to air the ceremony. The specific channel and viewing options will depend on your country. For broadcasting partners for the Oscars 2024 in your region, see the list below:

Africa – M-NET, DSTV Now

Armenia – First Channel

Australia – Seven Network, + 7PLUS

Australia, Alto Adige – ORF 1

Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) – Duo 3, Duo 4, Duo 5, Duo 6, Filmzone, Filmzone +, Kidzone, KINO 7, SEMEIKA, Kanal 2, Kanal 7, Kanal 7+

Belgium (Flemish) – Play6, Play More, GoPlay

Belgium (French), Luxembourg (French) – Proximus TV, Pickx

Bosnia & Herzegovina – Federalna Televizija (FTV)

Bulgaria – NTV (Nova Television)

Canada – CTV, CTV2

Croatia – HRT 1, HRT 2

Cyprus – Movies Best HD

Czechia, Czech Republic – CT1, CT2, CT Art

Denmark – TV2 Denmark, TV2 Play, TV2 Zulu, DR2

El Salvador – Channel 2

Fiji & Fijian Islands – FBC TV

Finland – YLE Teema Fem, YLE Areena

France, Andorra, Mauritius, Monaco – CANAL + France, Canal + On Demand, Canal Plus Decalle, Canal Plus Cinema, Canal Plus Sport, Canal + Family, Canal + Series

Georgia – Imedi TV

Germany, Austria, Alto Adige, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg (German), Switzerland (German)  – Pro 7, Kabel1, Kabel1 Doku, ProSieben MAXX, Sat.1, Sat.1 Gold, SIXX, Maxdome (AKA JOYN), 7TV, www.prosieben.de

Greece – OTE TV

Guatemala – Canal 31, Canal 35

Iceland – Leigan, Stod 2, Channel 2

India – Disney+ Hotstar

India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka – Fox, Fox Crime, FX, Star Gold, Star Movies, Star Movies Select, Star One, Star Plus, Star Utsav, Star World, Star World Premiere HD, Vijay

Indonesia – Disney+ Hotstar

Ireland – RTE, RTE 2, RTE Player

Israel – Yes Movies HD

Japan – WOWOW, WOWOW Members On Demand

Latin America & Caribbean – TNT, CNN Chile, HBO Max

Macedonia – Macedonian Radio Television (MKRTV)

Mexico – AZTECA 7, AZTECA 13

Middle East & North Africa – MBC 2, MBC MAX, AL THAQAFEYA, SHAHID PLUS

Mongolia – Edutainment TV Channel, Moviebox Channel

Montenegro – TVCG1

Netherlands – Film 1, Filmbox, ANOs (“Canal Digitaal” “KPN” and “Ziggo”)

Poland – Canal + (Poland), Player+, myCanal

Portugal – RTP 1

Romania, Moldova – PROTV, PRO CINEMA and VOYO

Serbia – RTS

Singapore – Channel 5, meWATCH

South Korea – OCN, OCN Movies, OCN Movies 2, TVN Limited, Genie TV, Genie TV Mobile, LG U+TV, LG U+ Mobile TV, UFLIX

Spain, Andorra – MOVISTAR+, Movistar Accion, Movistar Comedia, Movistar Drama, Movistar Estrenos, Movistar Estrenos 2, Movistar Series, Movistar Series 2, #0 Channel, Pop-up channel “The Oscars® on Movistar Plus+”

Switzerland (GERMAN) – SF DRS (SF1 and SF2)

Taiwan – Taiwan Television (TTV GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT)

Thailand – True Movie Hits HD, True Film 1, TrueID, TrueVisions Now

Ukraine – Suspilne Kultura

UK, Ireland – ITV, ITVX

Vietnam – K+, K+ CINE

 

How to Watch the Oscars with a VPN

If you’re outside the US, don’t fret. You can employ a VPN to bypass geo-restrictions and stream the Oscars from anywhere in the world. VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, allow you to connect to the internet as if you’re in a different location, which comes in handy for accessing region-specific content.

Services like ExpressVPN, NordVPN, or Surfshark are popular choices among streamers. After subscribing, download and install the VPN app on your device.

Since the Oscars are broadcasted live on ABC in the United States, connecting to a U.S. server is your best bet. This will give you access to U.S. streaming services that carry ABC.

With your VPN connected, visit a streaming service that offers ABC. Options include Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, and AT&T TV Now. Some of these services may require a subscription, but they often offer free trials.

Once set up, you’re ready to watch the Oscars live!

 

Where to watch Oscar-nominated Movies

Oppenheimer – Peacock

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Barbie – Max

American Fiction – Available to pre-order on Prime Video and Apple TV+

Anatomy of a Fall – Available to rent/purchase on Prime Video and Apple TV+

The Holdovers – Peacock

Killers of the Flower Moon – Apple TV+

Maestro – Netflix

Past Lives – Available to rent/purchase on Prime Video and Apple TV+

Rustin – Netflix

Nyad – Netflix

The Color Purple – Available to rent/purchase on Prime Video and Apple TV+

May December – Netflix

El Conde – Netflix

Flamin’ Hot – Hulu and Disney+

American Symphony – Netflix

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse – Netflix

Napolean – Available to rent/purchase on Prime Video and Apple TV+

The Creator – Hulu

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One – Paramount+

Godzilla Minus One – NA

Nimona – Netflix

Society of the Snow – Netflix

The Teachers’ Lounge – NA

Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3 – Dinsey+

Perfect Days – Apple TV+

Elemental – Disney+

Io Capitano – NA

Golda – Showtime, Paramount+, Hulu

Robot Dreams – NA

20 Days in Mariupol – Prime Video

To Kill A Tiger – NA

Four Daughters – Kino Film Collection and Prime Video

The Eternal Memory – Paramount+

Bobi Wine: The People’s President – Disney+

The Boy and the Heron – Apple TV+

 

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