The 88th annual Academy Awards will be held Feb. 28 at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center and will be hosted by Chris Rock. If you won’t be near a TV Sunday night to catch all the Oscars red carpet arrivals and movie awards, you may be wondering how to watch the Oscars online.
There are a few streaming options to ensure a seamless Oscars 2016 online viewing experience. Unfortunately, your options will depend on your location.
How To Watch The Oscars Online Live Stream 2016
Movie fans and film buffs lucky enough to live in certain select cities can watch the Oscars 2016 online with live stream via ABC app or ABC.com. These select cities include: New York City, San Francisco, Fresno, Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia.
If this Oscars live streaming option is not available where you live, fret not: you don’t have to miss out on all the Academy Awards fun!
Additional options include catching behind-the-scenes footage which will be available on ABC.com as a feature the network is calling “The Oscars Backstage.” Fans can check out fashion highlights, red carpet bests and worsts, celebrity arrivals and more. This feature allows fans to immerse themselves in the Oscars 2016 experience from the comfort of home via 20 different cameras set up throughout the Dolby Theatre and surrounding event areas.
Facebook users can jump on the Academy Awards Facebook page to watch footage captured on smartphones by those attending the Oscars.