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How to watch the Oscars 2019 free online – 91st Academy Awards live stream

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Roll out the red carpet! The Academy Awards take place on Sunday, February 24, 2019, to honor the biggest movies and the brightest stars of the moviegoing year.

Want in on the best way to stream? Whether you’re in Canada, the UK, India, or anywhere outside the U.S., all you need is a VPN and this guide to live-streaming the Oscars.

How do I stream the Oscars on ABC or YouTube TV without cable?

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[Recommended] Watch the 2019 Oscars on 9Now (Free)

You can watch the Oscars on Australian TV channel 9Now, which is available on the web or via apps for iOS, Android, and other devices. Signing up to watch on 9Now is simple and free. Here’s how to tune in.

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to an ExpressVPN server location in Australia
  3. Go to 9Now’s live-streaming page in your browser at https://www.9now.com.au/live/channel-9 or download the 9Now app for your chosen device
  4. Enjoy the show!

[Recommended] Watch the Oscars on YouTube TV (Free)

You can also watch the Oscars on YouTube TV on your computer, mobile device (see below), or smart TV (scroll down). YouTube TV includes ABC, which is the official U.S. broadcaster for the Academy Awards.

If you don’t have a YouTube TV subscription, don’t worry. You can watch the Oscars for free by signing up for a free trial!

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Go to https://tv.youtube.com and sign up for a free trial
  4. Watch the Oscars!

Note: You may also need to supply a ZIP code from your chosen VPN location and spoof your geolocation. (Find out how to spoof your geolocation in Chrome and Firefox.)

[Recommended] Watch the Oscars for free on your phone or tablet with the YouTube TV app (Free)

Use the YouTube TV app to watch the Oscars on your phone or tablet. The YouTube TV app is available for Android and iOS. If you don’t have a YouTube TV subscription, just sign up for a free trial to watch the Oscars for free.

  1. Get ExpressVPN on your mobile device
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Get the YouTube TV app
  4. Watch the Oscars on YouTube TV

[Recommended] Watch the Oscars on Android TV (Free)

You can also use the YouTube TV app to watch the Oscars on your Android TV for free. No YouTube TV subscription? No worries. Just sign up for a free trial and you’re good to go.

  1. Get ExpressVPN for Android TV
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Get the YouTube TV app
  4. Enjoy the awards show!

Stream the official Oscars broadcast on ABC Go (cable subscription needed)

Another way to watch the official broadcast is through ABC Go’s website. You’ll need to log in through your television provider, but once you’ve provided your (or your friend’s or family’s) cable information, you can stream the Oscars live.

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to an ExpressVPN server location in the U.S.
  3. Visit ABC Go’s live stream or the Oscars official page
  4. Enjoy live Oscar HD streams

Watch the Oscars on the ABC app (cable subscription needed)

In addition to streaming via the official ABC Oscars website, you can also watch the Oscars directly through the ABC app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire Stick. Here’s how to stream the Oscars in HD.

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to an ExpressVPN server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to http://abc.go.com/apps or to your device’s app store
  4. Download the app on your device(s) and look for live Oscar streams

Note: Last year, live streams of the Oscars were only available in certain cities.

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Watch the 2018 Oscars on CTV (cable subscription needed)

Canada’s CTV will be broadcasting the Oscars this year, and you can sign up to watch the show quickly and easily. Here’s how:

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to one of ExpressVPN’s server locations in Canada
  3. Go to CTV’s live-streaming page: https://www.ctv.ca/Video/CTV
  4. Watch the Oscars!

Catch the 2018 Oscars on ProSieben

German TV channel ProSieben will also be broadcasting the Oscars. Registration is free, and once you sign up, you can stream the Oscars.

  1. Download ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to any ExpressVPN server location in Germany
  3. Go to ProSieben’s live-streaming page: https://www.prosieben.de/livestream
  4. Enjoy the show!

Red carpet live streaming

This year, ABC is moving its “Oscars All Access” red carpet pre-show to Twitter, which has the exclusive streaming rights. Check out @TheAcademy on Sunday, February 24, at 6:30 p.m. EST to tune in to the red carpet live stream.

When are the Oscars?

The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 24, at 8 p.m. EST at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Who is hosting the Oscars?

For the second time in its history, the Oscars will not have a host for the evening. Several celebrities are expected to step up throughout the night to introduce segments of the ceremony.

Who are the Oscar nominees?

Here are the nominees for some of the biggest awards that will be handed out on Sunday. Who will be taking home an Oscar this year?

 

Best Picture:
“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“The Favourite”
“Green Book”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”
“Vice”

 

Lead Actor:
Christian Bale, “Vice”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”
Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate”
Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”

 

Lead Actress:
Yalitza Aparicio, “Roma”
Glenn Close, “The Wife”
Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”
Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

 

Supporting Actor:
Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
Adam Driver, “BlacKkKlansman”
Sam Elliott, “A Star Is Born”
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
Sam Rockwell, “Vice”

 

Supporting Actress:
Amy Adams, “Vice”
Marina de Tavira, “Roma”
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Emma Stone, “The Favourite”
Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”

 

Director:
Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”
Pawel Pawlikowski, “Cold War”
Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”
Adam McKay, “Vice”

 

 

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3 thoughts on “How to watch the Oscars 2019 free online – 91st Academy Awards live stream

  1. Can you provide information on how to stream Formula 1 when the season starts. SKY in the UK provides the show. I would like to watch the SKY feed in Canada if possible.
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