What are the best ways to watch the Oscars online?

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    #1ABC

    ABC

    The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company

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    Peter Hu
    Written on September 1, 2019
    "If you can't be in front of the TV, or if you have cut the cord, then the ABC App is a great way, actually probably the only way, to watch the Oscars online. The ABC App is also great because it gives you access to the other shows on ABC."
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    #2Sony PlayStation Vue

    Sony PlayStation Vue

    Sony PlayStation Vue is a live streaming TV service where you can watch and enjoy sports, news, movies, TV shows, premium channels and more. Although the service is paid, it also offers a free trial to the users.

    Websites

    $50- Varies by plan

    Celia Suárez
    Written on February 12, 2019
    "Actually, you cannot watch the 2019 Academy Awards, but PlayStation Vue shared its own run with streaming the previous Oscars 2018."
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    #3Oscars.org

    Oscars.org

    Oscars.org is the official site of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), an organization with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema.

    Websites

    Ann Wu
    Written on February 12, 2019
    "I browsed all sections of the website, but I can't seem to find where to watch the upcoming oscars. I can only see the nominees and the Oscars 2018. Can somebody help me out? :("

DID YOU KNOW

Did you know that the Oscar statuettes, the trophies handed out to people who won their categories in the Academy Awards, are supposedly sculpted based on the naked figure of a 20-something Mexican actor Emilio Fernandez? According to an article in BBC, a Mexican actress named Dolores del Rio, the wife of Oscar statuette designer Cedric Gibbons, claims that her friend Emilio posed naked in front of Oscar statuette sculptor George Stanley. This has not been proven and has added to the already mysterious history of the Oscars, which is officially named Academy Awards but has been named Oscars because of unknown reason or reasons. One theory is that former Academy president Bette Davis called the trophy Oscar after her first husband, Harmon Oscar Nelson, while another theory is that former Academy executive secretary Margaret Herrick called the trophy Oscar because it reminds her of her cousin Oscar Pierce. The latter theory was witnessed by columnist Sidney Skolsky and reported that the Academy employees call the trophy Oscar. Even with all that fame and the mystique, these trophies are virtually priceless as the law requires winners and their heirs to give the Academy the right to the first refusal for the price of $1. So if ever Guillermo del Toro wants to sell his two Oscars for his film The Shape of Water, he must first offer it to the Academy for $1.

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    #4Oscars YouTube channel

    Oscars YouTube channel

    The Oscars Official YouTube Channel is one of the best places for stay tuned of the latest news about the Oscars, and for watching over and over the best moments of the ceremony. 

    Videos

    Free

    Laura DeZuff
    Written on February 9, 2018
    "If you want to get properly ready for the Oscars night. Here you find all 24 nominations, promos, opinions and the great show (after the live though). It's not a streaming service but it's still a good channel to get the thrill and watch the Oscars the day after."
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    #5Sky Cinema (UK)

    Sky Cinema (UK)

    Sky Cinema is a group of premium subscription television film channel, It is issued in the United Kingdom and Ireland and has over 5 million subscribers. A good source to watch and discover new premieres, events, and films. 

    Websites

    $17.73- Varies by plan

    Angelina Ortiz
    Written on February 7, 2018
    "I wanted to stop paying so much for our expensive cable, so we tried out Sky Cinema. It has been a great alternative for us to be able to watch the latest shows and movies, without having to pay the high costs that we were paying for cable. It seems to have everything available that we want, and more."
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    #6Sling TV

    Sling TV

    Sling TV is the most popular service for TV channels online because of its high-quality content and reliability. Plus, it supports Xbox, Roku, Smart TVs, desktop; iPhones. It also provides sports like NBA and much more.

    Websites

    $15- 1 month

    Emma Gordon
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Great streaming service for those who want to cut cable. Will save a ton of money and still get the best of TV shows,"
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    #7TNT América Latina (Spanish)

    TNT América Latina (Spanish)

    TNT is a television channel that offers films 24 hours a day in Latin America and offers the latest Hollywood blockbusters, exclusive series, major entertainment events and special events as The Academy Awards.  

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Benjamín Barragán
    Written on February 7, 2018
    "I wanted to find a site to let my grandma watch the oscars in Spamish. This was the one I went with. It was fine."
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    #8Now TV

    Now TV

    Now TV is a website that features the latest movies and popular television shows. The streaming platform also features kids' TV and live sports. This works by creating an account and availing TV passes.

    Websites

    $6- Varies by plan

    Lawrence Bates
    Written on February 12, 2019
    "Now TV is really helpful for us viewers here in the United Kingdom since we can legally watch the Academy Awards 2019. I hope that Roma's winning streak continues! 🙏🙏🙏"
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    #9Hulu

    Hulu

    Hulu is a video-on-demand service offering a huge catalog of exclusive programs, Hulu originals, and many more. It launched its live television streaming service in 2017, but currently, it is only available in the United States and Japan.

    Websites

    $5.99- Varies by plan

    Ajay Kapur
    Written on February 12, 2019
    "How sure is it that I can watch the Oscars online via Hulu???"
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    #10Hulu Live

    Hulu Live

    Hulu With Live TV is an extension for the Hulu streaming service that allows users to watch live and on-demand channels. Its channels range from news, live sports, cartoons, and general entertainment. 

    Websites

    $44.99- 1 month

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    #11fuboTV

    fuboTV

    FuboTV is an American over-the-top internet TV service with the best streams of world soccer, American sports, motorsports & more without long-term contracts. It offers a 7-day free trial and also has a platform for Android and iOS devices.

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    $54.99- Varies by plan

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Summary

Best What are the best ways to watch the Oscars online
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ABCWebsites 28 Paid
2Sony PlayStation VueWebsites 21 Paid
3Oscars.orgWebsites 19 Paid
4Oscars YouTube channelVideos 16 Free
5Sky Cinema (UK)Websites 13 Paid
6Sling TVWebsites 13 Paid
7TNT América Latina (Spanish)Websites 9 Free
8Now TVWebsites 9 Paid
9HuluWebsites 1 Paid
10Hulu LiveWebsites 0 Paid
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