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How and when to watch the 2016 Oscars movie awards stream live on your iPhone, iPad or Android

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How and when to watch the 2016 Oscars movie awards stream live on your iPhone, iPad or Android
The Oscars are right upon us, people, and if this time Leo doesn't snatch Best Actor again, we will lose faith, and the bear will be grossly disappointed, too. The live broadcast with Chris Rock as the host starts at 8:30pm Eastern/5:30pm Pacific, while the red carpet gala will commence at 7pm ET / 4pm PT.

There are a few ways to watch the happenings on your mobile device, and chief among those is downloading the ABC app (iOS | Android) where the network will livestream the Oscars - not only the awards, but also the red carpet stroll, as well as various backstage events. Needless to stay, you have to be a cable subscriber for that, and ditto for watching it on TV, or streaming through ABC.com. 

For the first time in the Oscars history, however, the Academy will also stream the show via Facebook Live, the social network's fledgling video service, so you will be able to watch it on your mobile gear as it happens, but from a totally different perspective - folks streaming the festivities and various backstage shenanigans on their phones. The Academy says it will post the Facebook Live streams at some time as the event nears, so keep an eye on the link below.

Watch the Oscars stream via Facebook Live here



Chris Rock Oscars Commercial: Be There

Be there Sunday on ABC. #Oscars

Posted by The Academy on Thursday, February 25, 2016

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posted on 28 Feb 2016, 05:50 2

1. Wiencon (Posts: 1818; Member since: 06 Aug 2014)


To be honest, It will be sad if Leo gets Oscar this year, this is far from his best performance and one of those that are written just for oscars. Academy likes blood, sweat and suffering so it's almost certain he will win but he should have got it for Django or Wolf which were one of his most original creations

Keeping my fingers crossed for Hardy and Mad Max, finally a movie in oscar race that is not a pretentious drama

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 06:01 2

3. ibend (Posts: 3872; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


its alot better than never get any oscar for his entire life, he deserve it :-/

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 07:09

5. elitewolverine (Posts: 5119; Member since: 28 Oct 2013)


9gag will explode either way

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 08:05 2

6. Arte9000v2 (banned) (Posts: 19; Member since: 24 Feb 2016)


just because a guy waited so long for Oscars doesn't me he deserves it,Leo does deserve it a single percent, Samsung GALAXY S7 EDGE deserves Oscar

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 05:56 8

2. FluffyBled (Posts: 509; Member since: 10 Sep 2014)


Work harder on your titles ... rather than typing "iPhone, iPad or Android" just go for something like "on your iOS or Android device"! (Just a suggestion)

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 06:19 4

4. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


English is Phonearenas "second language". Not native.

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 10:16 1

9. FluffyBled (Posts: 509; Member since: 10 Sep 2014)


They still know iPhone and iPad are devices and Android is a platform!

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 09:03 1

8. Trakker (Posts: 283; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Anyone watching the Oscars on black & white TV can turn up the white all the way this year

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 12:00

10. Vrils (Posts: 42; Member since: 17 Sep 2011)


you 'forgot' to say that you need to be in USA to watch it online on Facebook
for the other 6.5 BILLION people you can try a stream that will show up here:

livetv.sx

posted on 28 Feb 2016, 14:15 1

12. Vrils (Posts: 42; Member since: 17 Sep 2011)


how to watch the oscars in HD tonight

1. download and install AceStream and SopCast

acestream.org
sopcast.org/download/win.html

both are free and clean p2p program used for many years by millions

2. go to livetv.sx/en/eventinfo/392312_88th_academy_awards

Do not use 'Browser links', those have advertising in them
Use ONLY 'Sopcast Links' or 'AceStream Links' - open only 1 at a time

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