ByVaria Fedko-Blake, writer at
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Varia Fedko-Blake

With 2017's Oscars just around the corner, film buffs all over the world are twiddling their thumbs in anticipation over who will be picking up the big gongs on the night of February 26.

And considering the majority of the world population does not live in Hollywood, nor have access to the Dolby Theatre where the ceremony will be taking place, many may be wondering where to stream and watch the live online.

Thankfully, like last year — when millions tuned in to see industry icon Leonardo DiCaprio finally swoop in to pick up his Best Actor statuette for The Revenant — most of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ global live stream coverage will be found on the internet via links at

This page will re-direct you to, the official channel of the Oscars, and to their WATCH ABC app if you happen to have a subscription or be within this handful of cities: Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, and San Francisco.

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Alternatively, if you happen to have missed Hollywood's biggest night and if 2016 is anything to go by, you can also watch the Oscars on-demand afterwards through ABC's online portal.

Not: Those wanting to watch live on the big night can also tune in the old-fashioned way through your digital TV antenna on Sunday, February 26, 2017 on ABC at 8:30 EST sharp.

[Credit: ABC]
[Credit: ABC]

Hosted by comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars this year are set up to be the biggest yet. And among all of the Hollywood commotion, alongside the dazzling array of contenders up for recognition, it may well be another shining moment for La La Land, the Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone-led musical that's up for an impressive 14 nominations:

Will you be tuning in to watch the Oscars live on February 26?

[Credit: ABC]
[Credit: ABC]

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