Like any awards ceremony during the pandemic, the Oscars will look different from the years before. Despite the changes, the ceremony on April 25, 2021
ABC will live stream the Oscars on April 25, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on the ABC website, which can be accessed with a TV provider login. See if show producers Stacey Sher, Jesse Collins and Steven Soderbergh can deliver the unique show they’ve promised. Soderbergh, the filmmaker behind films like Ocean’s Eleven Erin Brockovich, and Traffic, has said he plans to make the show have the look and feel of a movie.
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Hulu + Live TV
Subscribers to Hulu + Live TV ($ 64.99 + per month after a three-day free trial) can watch the ceremony via the ABC live stream. Tune in to see if frontrunner Nomadland will receive the Best Picture award and whether director Chloe Zhao will make history as the second woman (and first woman of color) to win Best Director.
Nomadland star Frances McDormand also has a good chance of winning Best Actress, which would be her third Oscar Promising young woman star Carey Mulligan is the favorite among oddsmakers.
If you subscribe to YouTube TV ($ 64.99 + per month after a seven-day free trial), you can watch the Oscars on the service’s ABC live stream. Check out what the show’s musical director, Questlove, has in store for the show’s musical aspect.
As a member of The Roots, Questlove is also musical director of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, so he has a lot of experience composing music for TV broadcasts. Check out what he comes up with for the Best Original Song nominees’ performances, along with other unique musical elements.
For subscribers in select markets, Fubo TV ($ 64.99 + per month after a seven-day free trial) will show the Oscars via local ABC feeds. Dive into some of the smaller categories and see if you can find a favorite among the nominees for Best Live Action Short Film, Best Sound, or Best International Feature so you have a rooted interest in more than just the high-profile categories when those awards come on .
AT&T TV ($ 69.99 + per month) will stream the Oscars for subscribers on its ABC feed. Unlike many recent awards shows, the Oscars will reportedly not feature nominees or winners appearing from home via video chat. Nominees and presenters (but not hosts) will attend the awards in person at multiple locations, including Union Station in Los Angeles and outposts in London and Paris for foreign nominees.
Even when pandemic precautions are in place, the celebration aims to bring the film community together face-to-face as safely as possible.