Where to Watch the Oscars 2023

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The 2023 Oscars are nearly upon us! The upcoming 95th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, to honor the biggest movies and the brightest film stars of the past year. Tune in and root for your favorites with our guide on streaming the full ceremony live!

How do I watch the 2023 Academy Awards?

ABC holds the broadcasting rights for the Oscars, and you can stream the entire Academy Awards with the ABC app (requires a cable login), or through other streaming services such as 7plus, Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, or DirecTV Stream. You can also watch the Oscars for free on international broadcasters like 7Plus and RTÉ (find the full list of international broadcasters here).

Free livestreams

ABC.com
7plus
RTE Player
ProSieben (German language)

Cord-cutting services

YouTube TV
Hulu + Live TV
fuboTV
Sling TV
DirecTV Stream
Disney+ Hotstar (India)

Live stream the Oscars for free on ABC 

Price: Free

ABC is free over the air in the U.S., and you can catch the event from the comfort of home via abc.com or with the ABC app. Keep in mind though that you’ll need to provide either the credentials of a U.S. cable or satellite subscription, or a cord-cutting service.

Learn more about streaming ABC online.

Watch the 2023 Oscars for free on 7plus

Price: Free

The Oscars will also be screened live on Australian streaming platform 7plus, and you can enjoy the full awards show via their website. Best of all, it’s totally free!

Learn how to stream 7plus with a VPN.

Watch the 95th Academy Awards in German on ProSieben

Price: Free

German broadcaster ProSieben will be airing the ceremony live and on its free online streaming service. You’ll need to create a free ProSieben account to access its library of content and to watch the 2023 Oscars ceremony.

Learn how to stream ProSieben with a VPN

Watch the Academy Awards 2023 live on RTE Player

Price: Free

Ireland’s free RTÉ Player will be livestreaming the Academy Awards ceremony. The service is free and you do not need to create an account to stream on it.

Here’s how to stream RTE Player with a VPN

Watch the 2023 Oscars live online with YouTube TV

Price: 65 USD/month

YouTube TV carries ABC, and offers a 14-day free trial. YouTube does not require payment with a U.S. credit card, but you may need to supply a valid U.S. ZIP code (e.g., 30301 or 11222) to sign up.

Here’s how to watch YouTube TV with a secure VPN connection.

How to watch the Academy Awards 2023 on Hulu + Live TV

Price: 70 USD/month and up

Hulu with Live TV is an excellent cord-cutting service that includes ABC. There’s a seven-day free trial, though you may have to supply a valid U.S. ZIP code (e.g., 30301 or 11222) and credit card when signing up.

Learn more about streaming Hulu with a VPN.

Stream the Academy Awards on fuboTV

Price: 75 USD/month and up

While fuboTV is primarily geared toward sports fans, the streaming service also includes several entertainment channels such as ABC. It’s another way to catch the full ceremony live, and also offers a seven-day free trial. You may need to supply a valid U.S. ZIP code (e.g., 30301 or 11222)

Here’s how to securely access fuboTV on any network.

How to stream the 95th Academy Awards on Sling TV

Price: 40 USD/month and up

Another popular cable TV alternative, Sling TV offers plenty of streaming content such as on-demand movies, live sports, and live TV shows—and even comes with a three-day free trial! You may need to supply a valid U.S. ZIP code (e.g., 30301 or 11222) when signing up. A seven-day free trial is available.

Learn more about streaming Sling with blazing speeds.

Watch the Oscars on DirecTV Stream (formerly AT&T TV Now)

Price: 69.99 USD/month and up

DirecTV Stream gives you access to ABC, along with a five-day free trial. You’ll need to provide a valid U.S. address and credit card when signing up.

Find out more about watching with DirecTV Stream.

How to watch the Academy Awards 2023 on Disney+ Hotstar

Price: 299 INR/month and up

Disney+ Hotstar is the Indian version of popular streaming service Disney Plus. The streaming service is home to a large library of Indian content, Disney originals and more. You can watch the 2023 Oscars on Disney+ Hotstar in India, or catch the live broadcast on Star.

Who is hosting the 2023 Oscars?

Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the 95th Oscars. It’s the third time Kimmel has led the ceremony. The late-night host and comedian previously hosted the awards in 2017 (89th Awards) and 2018 (90th Awards).

Who are the 2023 Oscar nominees?

A24’s multiversal romp and everyone’s favorite 2022 film, Everything Everywhere All At Once leads the race with 11 nominations. BAFTA favorite All Quiet on the Western Front follows closely behind with The Banshees of Inisherin, both scoring 9 nominations each. This year’s ceremony includes a staggering 16 first-time acting nominees, featuring front-runner Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, Austin Butler, Colin Farrell, and even surprise nominee Andrea Riseborough. Colm Bairéad’sThe Quiet Girl makes history as the first-ever Irish language film nominated for an Academy Award.

Here’s the full list, many of which you can watch on Netflix, HBO Max, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Disney+. Which are your picks this year?

Oscar for Best Picture

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Elvis
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Fabelmans
  • TÁR
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Triangle of Sadness
  • Women Talking

Oscar for Best Actress

  • Cate Blanchett – TÁR
  • Ana de Armas – Blonde
  • Andrea Riseborough – To Leslie
  • Michelle Williams – The Fabelmans
  • Michelle Yeoh – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Oscar for Best Actor

  • Austin Butler – Elvis
  • Colin Farrell – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brendan Fraser – The Whale
  • Paul Mescal – Aftersun
  • Bill Nighy – Living

Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

  • Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Hong Chau – The Whale
  • Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Jamie Lee Curtis – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Oscar for Best Supporting Actor

  • Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brian Tyree Henry – Causeway
  • Judd Hirsch – The Fabelmans
  • Barry Keoghan – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Oscar for Best Director

  • Martin McDonagh – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Steven Spielberg – The Fabelmans
  • Todd Field – TÁR
  • Ruben Östlund – Triangle of Sadness

Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

  • Martin McDonagh – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner – The Fabelmans
  • Todd Field – TÁR
  • Ruben Östlund – Triangle of Sadness

Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson, and Ian Stokell – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Rian Johnson – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
  • Kazuo Ishiguro – Living
  • Screenplay by Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, and Christopher McQuarrie, story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks – Top Gun: Maverick
  • Sarah Polley – Women Talking

Oscar for Best Animated Feature

  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
  • Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
  • Puss In Boots: The Last Wish
  • The Sea Beast
  • Turning Red

Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

  • All That Breathes
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
  • Fire of Love
  • A House Made of Splinters
  • Navalny

Oscar for Best International Feature

  • All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)
  • Argentina, 1985 (Argentina)
  • Close (Belgium)
  • EO (Poland)
  • The Quiet Girl (Ireland)

Oscar for Best Original Song

  • “Applause” – Tell It Like a Woman, music and lyrics by Dianne Warren
  • “Hold My Hand” – Top Gun: Maverick, music and lyrics by Lady Gaga and BloodPop
  • “Lift Me Up” – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, music and lyrics by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, and Ludwig Goransson
  • “Naatu Naatu” – RRR, music by M.M. Keeravaani, lyrics by Chandrabose
  • “This Is a Life” – Everything Everywhere All at Once, music by Ryan Lott, David Byrne, and Mitski, lyrics by Ryan Lott

Oscar for Best Music (Original Score)

  • Volker Bertelmann – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Justin Hurwitz – Babylon
  • Carter Burwell – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Son Lux – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • John Williams – The Fabelmans

Oscar for Best Cinematography

  • James Friend – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Darius Khondji – Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths
  • Mandy Walker – Elvis
  • Roger Deakins – Empire of Light
  • Florian Hoffmeister – TÁR

Oscar for Best Visual Effects

  • Frank Petzold, Viktor Müller, Markus Frank, and Kamil Jafar – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, and Daniel Barrett – Avatar: The Way of Water
  • Dan Lemmon, Russell Earl, Anders Langlands, and Dominic Tuohy – The Batman
  • Geoffrey Baumann, Craig Hammack, R. Christopher White, and Dan Sudick – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Ryan Tudhope, Seth Hill, Bryan Litson, and Scott R. Fisher – Top Gun: Maverick

Oscar for Best Film Editing

  • Mikkel E.G. Nielsen – The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Matt Villa and Jonathan Redmond – Elvis
  • Paul Rogers – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Monika Willi – TÁR
  • Eddie Hamilton – Top Gun: Maverick

Oscar for Best Costume Design

  • Mary Zophres – Babylon
  • Ruth E. Carter – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Catherine Martin – Elvis
  • Shirley Kurata – Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Jenny Beavan – Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Oscar for Best Sound

  • Viktor Prášil, Frank Kruse, Markus Stemler, Lars Ginzel, and Stefan Korte – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Julian Howarth, Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Dick Bernstein, Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers, and Michael Hedges – Avatar: The Way of Water
  • Stuart Wilson, William Files, Douglas Murray, and Andy Nelson – The Batman
  • David Lee, Wayne Pashley, Andy Nelson, and Michael Keller – Elvis
  • Mark Weingarten, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon, and Mark Taylor – Top Gun: Maverick

Oscar for Best Production Design

  • Christian M. Goldbeck and Ernestine Hipper – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Dylan Cole, Ben Procter, and Vanessa Cole – Avatar: The Way of Water
  • Florencia Martin and Anthony Carlino – Babylon
  • Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, and Bev Dunn – Elvis
  • Rick Carter and Karen O’Hara – The Fabelmans

Oscar for Best Make-up and Hairstyling

  • Heike Merker and Linda Eisenhamerová – All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, and Mike Fontaine – The Batman
  • Camille Friend and Joel Harlow – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Mark Coulier, Jason Baird, and Aldo Signoretti – Elvis
  • Adrien Morot, Judy Chin, and Anne Marie Bradley – The Whale

Oscar for Best Live Action Short

  • An Irish Goodbye
  • Ivalu
  • Le Pupille
  • Night Ride
  • The Red Suitcase

Oscar for Best Animated Short

  • The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse
  • The Flying Sailor
  • Ice Merchants
  • My Year of Dicks
  • An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake, and I Think I Believe It

Oscar for Best Documentary Short

  • The Elephant Whisperers
  • Haulout
  • How Do You Measure a Year?
  • The Martha Mitchell Effect
  • Stranger at the Gate

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