On Monday at 12:30 pm AEDT, in Sydney, viewers can witness one of the most awaited award shows in the world, the 88th Academy Awards, popularly known as The Oscars.
For those without a cable connection, Vine and Periscope, the popular websites would be covering the event with live streaming, photos and all the gossip that entails the show, stated Wired. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has also decided to post the live videos of the show on its official Facebook page.
Oscars: When & Where
Australia: It will be screened live on Nine Network in Australia. Nine Network will also be broadcasting it online at 9Now, its online portal. A replay of the show is also scheduled at 9:55 pm.
USA: ABC is the broadcast partner for the event with its live screening commencing at 7pm on Sunday. Catch the celebrities making their way on the red carpet as well as the much-awaited hosting by actor and comedian Chris Rock.
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) February 26, 2016
Canada: The Hollywood Reporter states that CTV would be the official broadcaster of the country and would be live streaming the event at 6:30 pm on Sunday.
Mexico and Latin America: Tune into TNT Latin America to catch the live screening at 5:30 pm local time on Sunday, in Mexico. TNT Go would provide the online feed. In Argentina, Brazil and Chile, the awards would be broadcast at 8:30 pm while Colombia, Peru, Panama and Ecuador can enjoy it at 6:30 pm.
United Kingdom: Sky is definitely the place to catch all the action, with its new channel Sky Movies Oscars that would showcase the event at 1:30 am on Monday. It has also prepared a preview show featuring presenters Alex Zane and Zoe Ball which will air at 11:30 pm on Sunday.
Asia: Channel One however, would screen the highlights on Monday night. China can catch it online on M1905 at 9:30 am local time as well as on CCTV6 later. Indian fans can watch the live show on Star Movies and Star Movies HD at 5:30 am Monday. Hotstar would air the online feed. South East Asia can watch the event on HBO Asia. Tune in to CGV at 10 am on Monday in Korea for the broadcast, while Prime channel would be screening it at 9 am in Japan.
According to the Los Angeles Times, The Big Short might bag the ‘Best Movie’ while The Guardian roots for Mad Max: Fury Road. There is a lot of expectations from Leonardo DiCaprio to win the ‘Best Actor’ title for his moving performance in The Revenant. Brie Larson might win the ‘Best Actress’ for Room, though she has just won the Indie Spirit Award for the same.