The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will organise the much-awaited Oscars 2019 on February 24. The 91st Academy Awards will honour the best films of 2018. Fans can watch the live streaming of the Red Carpet event on Oscars official website oscar.go.com. In India, fans can watch the live streaming of the award show on Hotstar (Star Movies India) and can enjoy the glitz of the Academy Awards. The live streaming for the red carpet will be streaming in India from 5.30 AM IST whereas the award ceremony will be streamed from 6.30 AM IST onwards. Follow this link to watch the live streaming of the much-awaited event. Fans can also watch the live streaming of the mega event on Oscars official website-oscars.org.
In India, the event will be live from 5 am followed by the prize-giving and songs from the ceremony commencing at 6.30 am on February 25. In the United States, the 91st Academy Awards ceremony will be live telecast on ABC channel from 5 pm (local time) onwards on February 24.Oscars 2019: Date, Venue, Nominations and Everything You Need To Know About The 91st Academy Awards.
For the first time in 30 years, the Oscars will be without a host and is believed to rely more heavily on the presenters. This comes after the Academy's pick - Kevin Hart sparked a controversy due to past homophobic tweets. This year, actress Laura Marano, television writer and entertainment journalist Louis Virtel, Chris Connelly will host the red carpet. Among the ones who will present the 91st Academy Awards are Whoopi Goldberg, Awkwafina, Jennifer Lopez and Daniel Craig. India at Oscars: 10 Times Our Film Industry Made Us Proud at Academy Awards.
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The Oscars will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. Besides, the official Twitter account of Oscars - @TheAcademy - will also host live streaming of the biggest night in Hollywood. Oscars 2019 Live Streaming Online: Country-Wise List of Channels That Will Live Telecast 91st Academy Awards.
Among the Oscar nominees who may take home the prestigious award, The Favourite and Roma lead with 10 nominations each. Meanwhile, the other Oscars 2019 nominees with multiple nominations include A Star Is Born and Vice with eight nominations each, Black Panther with seven, and Blackkklansman with six. All six films along with Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book are competing for Best Picture.
To keep the live telecast under three hours, the Academy of Motion Picture Art & Science had decided to present four categories- cinematography, film editing, live action shorts and makeup and hairstyling- during commercial breaks with the winners' speeches set to air later in the broadcast. However, earlier in February, the Academy rolled back its decision to present four categories of Oscars during the commercial breaks.