Oscars 2016: How To Live Stream 88th Academy Awards Online On iOS, Android, Apple TV, More

If you happen to be in one of those areas where you can watch the prestegious Acadamy Awarads ceremony, but when you not in reach, then. Looking for best live streaming apps or websites, may be more difficut then you think. If you’re really planning to watch it online on your laptop, desktop, Apple TV, or on the go using your smartphone or tablet, we have got you a lot covered here.

Chris Rock will be hosting this year’s big Oscars right which starts at 7pm Eastern Time, 4pm Pasific Time. For those in the U.S., note this.


ABC will be the only broadcaster be airing the show live in the United States and also made the broadcast available for live streaming to those living in Chicago, Houston, Fresno, Los Angles, New York City, Philadelphia, Releigh-Durham and San Fransisco, that too if your cable provider supports it. Or else you can live stream by connecting it to VPN servers in one of those cities to stream it live. Of course, you will definitely need login credentials of your supported cable subscription though. This geographic restriction apllies to all of the platform options placed below.



Want to stream Oscars on your Windows PC or Mac? Just visit abc.go.com/watch-live from your web browser and stream live online.

iOS, Android:

Hands-on with an iPhone, ipad or an Android device, can download WATCH ABC app to live stream the Oscars. Simply download WATCH ABC for iOS from Apple’s App Store and for Android, get it from Google’s Play Store.

Amazon Fire:

Appstore already lists the official WATCH ABC app which you can download on your compatible Amazon Fire device to stream the show live online.

Apple TV:

The 3rd-generation Apple TV and the latest 4th-gen Apple TV, WATCH ABC’s app is available right now. On Apple TV 4 set-top box, you will need to install WATCH ABC app which is available for free from the tvOS App Store. For 3rd-gen Apple TV, users don’t need to do anything as the app should already be there right on the home screen by default.

Game Console:

Like Xbox One and PS4, has already got an official WATCH ABC app. If rocking on old Xbox 360 though, the good news is that the WATCH ABC app is available on it. Download and install to start streaming the show live online.

If you live in Canada, you can simply use the CTV Go app to live stream the Oscars. And it requires a subscription to a participating cable provider, here as well.