Oscars 2017 — Live, stream, Red Carpet, TV Show, Start Time, Watch Online

Nominations for the Oscars 2017 were announced in Los Angeles last month — here’s everything you need to know

The biggie of the awards season, the Oscars, are just around the corner so here’s all you need to know about this year’s Academy Awards.

When are the Oscars 2017?

The 89th annual Academy Awards take place Sunday, 26th February at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, Angeles.

What time are the Oscars 2017?

All the red carpet action kicks off from midnight in the UK (which is 7pm in New York and 4pm in LA.) The actual ceremony is slated to begin at 1.30am in the UK (which is 8.30pm in New York and 5.30pm in LA.)

The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Where can I watch the Oscars 2017 in the UK?

You can watch the Oscars on Sky Cinema special Sky Cinema’s Oscars channel — but be prepared for a late night!

Now TV will also stream the ceremony.

Who is hosting the Oscars 2017?

Jimmy Kimmel — who hosts a popular late night talk show in the US — has been tapped as this year’s host; it’s the first time he’s hosted the Academy Awards, although he’s got a wealth of experience having presented the Emmys, ESPY Awards and American Music Awards in the past.

He’s also presented ABC’s post-Oscar shows in recent years.

Jimmy joked: “They asked like 14 people and they all said no and then there was me. I absolutely was surprised.”

“The producers and the Academy went through a long list of names, and in the end, they decided that — since I am already right across the street from where they do the show — I was the closest person to host.”

He’s getting paid £12,000 for the night.

How to Watch Online

The 2017 oscars will air on February 26th at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. For those interested in catching the show’s typically legendary fashion, ABC will air a red carpet special an hour before the show kicks off. If you’re looking to kick off the festivities as early as possible, E! will begin broadcasting their Countdown to the Red Carpet at 1:30 p.m. EST, discussing the trends of this past award season as well as Oscar fashion history overall. E!’s Live From the Red Carpet will begin at 5:30 p.m. EST, hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic.

For those who want to find a way to watch beyond a traditional TV setup, the Oscars can be streamed online from ABC Go as well as the ABC app. However, the livestream is only accessible with a login from a cable provider. The ABC site will also offer a separate livestream called The Oscars: All Access that will show backstage interviews with nominees and presenters in lieu of the show stream.

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