Hollywood will gather in a few short weeks to fete itself. The 90th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Jimmy Kimmel returns as host. Kimmel hosted last year, which ended in the most memorable fashion when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakenly announced “La La Land” as the Best Picture winner instead of “Moonlight.” Hopefully, the producers of this year’s show will send the presenters to the stage with the correct cards.
Who are the nominees?
Let’s go over the big six categories:
- Timothée Chalamet in “Call Me by Your Name”
- Daniel Day-Lewis in “Phantom Thread”
- Daniel Kaluuya in “Get Out”
- Gary Oldman in “Darkest Hour”
- Denzel Washington in “Roman J. Israel, Esq.“
- Sally Hawkins in “The Shape of Water”
- Frances McDormand in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
- Margot Robbie in “I, Tonya“
- Saoirse Ronan in “Lady Bird”
- Meryl Streep in “The Post”
- Willem Dafoe in “The Florida Project“
- Woody Harrelson in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
- Richard Jenkins in “The Shape of Water”
- Christopher Plummer in “All the Money in the World“
- Sam Rockwell in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
- Mary J. Blige in “Mudbound“
- Allison Janney in “I, Tonya”
- Lesley Manville in “Phantom Thread”
- Laurie Metcalf in “Lady Bird”
- Octavia Spencer in “The Shape of Water”
- Paul Thomas Anderson for “Phantom Thread”
- Greta Gerwig for “Lady Bird”
- Christopher Nolan for “Dunkirk”
- Jordan Peele for “Get Out”
- Guillermo del Toro for “The Shape of Water”
When do the Oscars start?
Red carpet coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET, 3:30 p.m. PT, and the awards ceremony gets underway at 8:00 p.m ET, 5:00 p.m. PT.
How to watch the Oscars online
ABC will also let you stream the show for free on abc.com or the ABC app, but there are two catches: you’ll need to prove you’re a pay TV subscriber (or use an antenna or streaming service) and live in one of only a handful of TV markets in the US.
According to ABC, live streaming of the Oscars is available with a participating TV provider in the following markets: Chicago, Fresno, California; Houston; Los Angeles; New York City; Philadelphia; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and San Francisco. And customers with a DirecTV subscription in the following markets can stream live: Albuquerque; Boston; Ft. Smith/Fayetteville, Arkansas; Jackson, Mississippi; Kansas City, Missouri; Milwaukee; Monterey-Salinas, California; Oklahoma City; Omaha; Pittsburgh; Portland-Auburn, Maine; Savannah, Georgia; and West Palm Beach.
In addition to streaming the Oscars on the ABC’s website or app, you can use one of the big five streaming services to stream the show if you live in the right market. Each of the streaming services offers a free, seven-day trial so you could sign up and watch the Oscars for free.
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