The Oscars Backstage

LIVE OSCAR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT


Do you want behind-the-scenes access to The Oscars? Watch The Oscars Backstage live cameras on WATCH ABC!  


Join us Oscar Sunday for the ultimate Oscar viewing experience! Watch live behind-the-scenes moments you won’t see anywhere else.

The Oscars Backstage is the ultimate viewing companion for Oscar Sunday.  Select the “live” tab on or the WATCH ABC app for exclusive access to multiple backstage and red carpet cameras during Hollywood’s biggest night.  

Behind-the-scenes live cameras will include:
-Excitement of the evening’s arrivals, memorable fashion moments and press interviews live on the red carpet
- Unique coverage from the heart of the red carpet’s fan bleachers
- “Thank You” cam capturing the winners’ first thoughts as they exit the stage

Track and share the hottest topics as they happen:
- Trending tweets
- Academy Twitter feed
- Photo Gallery

For the first time ever, The Oscars live red carpet preshow and full awards show will stream live for verified WATCH ABC viewers online at and on mobile devices. The WATCH ABC app allows viewers with participating TV provider accounts access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as next day on demand access to most series, making it possible for verified fans to watch the entire Oscar experience – including Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars. The Oscars Backstage, will be streamed this year to all viewers via  the WATCH ABC app and online on*

*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. 




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