Entertainment Reporter Ben Lyons, Fashion Retail Correspondent Hitha Prabhakar, Entertainment and Sports Reporter Chris Connelly and PEOPLE’s Managing Editor Peter Castro to Host This Year’s Award-Winning Multi-Camera “The Oscars Backstage” Experience That Is Also In The WATCH ABC App for the First Time
Embeddable Video Highlights of The Oscars Will Post Almost Immediately on Oscar.com
For the first time ever, The Oscars preshow and full awards telecast will stream live for verified WATCH ABC viewers online and on mobile devices. The WATCH ABC app allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as next day on demand access to most series, making it possible for fans to watch the entire The Oscars experience – including “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” – in more places and at more times than ever before.
Live streaming is currently available through Comcast, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, Midcontinent Communications, Verizon FiOS, Google Fiber and AT&T U-verse in ABC’s eight Owned Station markets – New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, Raleigh-Durham and Fresno. Once aired, the full Oscars telecast and pre-show will be available on demand via WATCH ABC for verified viewers for three days, through Wednesday, March 5. WATCH ABC can be accessed from Oscar.com, ABC.com, WATCHABC.com or via the WATCH ABC app, which is free on select Android devices and iOS and can be downloaded at Google Play, the Amazon Appstore, and the App Store. Verified viewers then log in using their cable or satellite subscription username and password.
More information at Oscars.org