Hollywood gets set to welcome filmmakers from around the world as the countdown for 91st Oscar Awards gets underway. Presented by the Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences (AMPAS), the Oscars 2019 is scheduled to be hosted at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on 24th February 2019. This time with new producers, Donna Gigliotti, and Glenn Weiss, Oscars look a lot more promising and look set to pick up the falling graph of its popularity and ratings in the past two years. The films in the reckoning this year are also a lot better which will only help the cause for AMPAS.
Fans from around the globe pin their hopes on movies nominated from their country. Watching a movie from their nation receive the honor of being the best in the world is pride that every movie buff wants to live at least once. If not that, watching someone from their list of favorites receive at least one of the 24 awards up for grabs is something fans are ready to give in their everything for. As soon as the dates are launched, movie fans from around the world start hitting the Internet to get details of the most significant event in the world of entertainment. Checking out the starting and closing dates for putting in their votes, schedule, venue, tickets, and above all, the official broadcast and live stream channel details. To help you save a little time on that, we have all clubbed all the details in one single article that you need to know about Oscars 2019.
Oscars 2019 Award Ceremony
8 PM ET
24th February 2019
Dolby Theatre Hollywood, Los Angeles,
- 1 Oscar Awards 2019 Official Live Stream
- 2 Watch Oscars 2019 Online from Different Countries
- 3 How To Watch Oscars 2019 via VPNs
- 4 How To Watch Academy Awards Live Streaming 2019 Without Cable
Oscar Awards 2019 Official Live Stream
Oscars 2019 will be available on the internet as well for movie fans from around the globe to watch and live the biggest annual ceremony of Hollywood. As of now, officially, only two sources that will live stream the mega event have been confirmed; ABC & Oscar’s Official YouTube Channel. Other broadcasters around the globe will also have a live streaming option available, but details of the same have not been disclosed yet. For now, here are the two sure shot options you can tune in to live stream the Oscars 2019 at the comfort of your home.
ABC (American Broadcasting Company), as part of its official broadcast of Oscars 2019 will live stream the Oscars 2019 events via their official website. Live streaming will for sure require viewers to sign up and subscribe to ABC Go. High speed and quality can be expected from them, and they probably will be the best option available for the fans in America to live stream Oscars 2019.
Oscar’s Official YouTube Channel
This will come with tons and tons of restrictions along with it. It won’t be available in every country with geographical restrictions topping the long list of limitations on this live stream medium. Also, wherever it becomes available, it might be available only as a premium live stream, i.e., it will require you to pay a few bucks via your Google Play Wallet before you can hit the play button. If you manage to get rid of all these restrictions, you’ll be able to enjoy Oscars 2019 without any hassle and ad-free.
Watch Oscars 2019 Online from Different Countries
Just like almost every year, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) will hold the official broadcasting rights for the Oscars 2019. They will telecast every single event, right from the Governors Awards to the Scientific Awards before the main event. They will hold the broadcasting rights all across the United States. As for the other countries are concerned, there have been agreements signed by ABC and AMPAC with broadcast companies around the world. Here are a few top names that will broadcast Oscars 2019 in the most number of countries.
Canal+ will cover most of the European countries including France, Finland, Belgium, Denmark, and Sweden. It will also reach out to a few African nations including Kenya, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, and Nigeria. Canal+ too will cover most of the important events of Oscars 2019.
In most of the South Asian countries, HBO Asia will broadcast the Oscars 2019 either directly on HBO channel or via any of its partnering networks. In India, Oscars 2019 will be televised via Star Network India, one of HBO Asia’s partnering networks.
In Middle East Asia, i.e., in all the middle eastern countries including UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman, OSN will broadcast the Oscars 2019. Will they broadcast the other side events apart from the main award ceremony is not confirmed as yet. If sources are to be believed, they will air the other events as well.
Most of the Sub-Saharan African nations will be able to catch the Oscars 2019 via M-Net Africa. The countries included in the agreement are Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Nigeria, Liberia, Swaziland, Botswana, Angola, Mali, Niger, and Ethiopia. The list has a lot many names which can be checked via ABC’s official release of broadcasters for Oscars 2019.
The Latin American countries including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Columbia, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Haiti, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela will be able to enjoy Oscars 2019 via TNT or TNT’s partner networks.
As for Australians are concerned, they’ll have their share of Oscars glorious night via Nine Network. They are expected to telecast every single event and cover every little interviews and news in the build-up to the main event.
The United Kingdom will tune into one of their top channels for watching the Oscars 2019, just like they do every year. Sky Network will broadcast everything about Oscars 2019 including the red carpet and main event in Hollywood.
How To Watch Oscars 2019 via VPNs
The regional restrictions mean that not fans from every country of the world will be able to enjoy the Oscars 2019 live on the internet or even on their TV sets. ABC will have an official live stream available on their website, but that will be available through geoblocks to people in the United States only. To fix that up, you’ll need a VPN, a service that can help you mask your current location and allow you to access content beyond geoblocks. ABC’s live stream will be easily available for anyone across the globe via a VPN.
For using VPN, you’ll have to follow just three simple steps. Firstly, all you need to do is get one of the top VPNs available in the market on your device. You can choose one from BestVPN, ExpressVPN, PrivateVPN, NordVPN, or CyberGhost, all of which provide you with a US-based server along with high speed, quality, and the necessary security features. Once installed, you’ll now need to sign up for their service with your choice of monthly or annual package.
Finally, you’ll need to set it up with your location fixed to the US. Now, for streaming ABC via VPN, you’ll also need a stream provider. For that, you can choose Hulu and set it up via VPN to enjoy Oscars 2019 live on your choice of device from anywhere across the globe.
How To Watch Academy Awards Live Streaming 2019 Without Cable
Whether you are in the United States or not, you can easily enjoy Oscars 2019 with your internet connection and any of the top sticky bundles. For fans in the US, watching the Oscars 2019 will need just a Sticky Bundle and a high-speed internet connection. For fans outside the US, the two mentioned+a VPN service provider to go with it. With VPNs already discussed, here are three of the top sticky bundles you can turn up to enjoy Oscars 2019 at the comfort of your choice of device at your choice of place. Let’s check out all options to watch Oscar Awards live online without cable connection below.
YouTube TV will have ABC’s official broadcast of Oscars covered and will work with a VPN as well. You can simply subscribe to it with their $35/month package and enjoy your favorite light up Hollywood’s biggest night of the year.
Hulu TV offers ABC’s coverage to fans in the US and outside the US (with a VPN) at base packages starting from $39.99/month. This includes live stream TV along with all of Hulu’s on-demand content.
The sensation in the market of Sticky Bundles, PlayStation Vue, has helped many cut short the cost of cable and enjoy hassle-free entertainment. Even without the VPN, PlayStation Vue covers a lot of locations and will let you enjoy the Oscars 2019 night with a package starting from $39.99/month with a month free trial included.
Schedule & Venue
The main event is scheduled to be held on February 24, 2019, at Hollywood’s Dolby Stadium, the regular venue for Oscars since 2002, in Los Angeles, California. To kick off the festival or rather more of a red carpet event for the Oscars, The Governors Awards will be held on 18 November 2018 at the Grand Ballroom of Hollywood.
Oscar Awards 2019 starts with the red carpet show at 6.30 PM ET followed by the biggest Oscars award ceremony at 8 PM ET. So if you are planning to reach Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, just make sure to note down the timings before the start of the event. Tickets are already on sale.
The real countdown for the main event will begin with the Nominations voting that will start on January 7, 2019, and close on January 14, 2019. The most awaited list of nominees will be announced about a month earlier on January 22, 2019. The final voting will begin on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, and will end five days before the event on February 19, 2019.
So sit back and get your calendars marked for Hollywood to spring up a night full of surprises. We hope this little guide keeps you in the right stead for watching Oscars 2019. For any more queries you can right into us, and we’ll get back to you with the required information.