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

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



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Posted by The Academy on Thursday, February 25, 2016

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12 Comments

1. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 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

3. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

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

5. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

9gag will explode either way

6. Arte9000v2

Posts: 19; Member since: Feb 24, 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

2. FluffyBled unregistered

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)

4. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

English is Phonearenas "second language". Not native.

9. FluffyBled unregistered

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

8. Trakker

Posts: 283; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

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

10. Vrils

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 17, 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

12. Vrils

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 17, 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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