Is ABC streaming the Oscars online?

Is ABC streaming the Oscars online?
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With just a few days until the Oscars, which will honor the best films of 2016, it's time to start putting together your viewing plans. ABC will air the event live beginning at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, and the network will also livestream the ceremony on its website. 

Unfortunately, the awards show won't be streaming for everybody. Only people with cable subscriptions who live in Los Angeles; New York City; Chicago; Houston; Philadelphia; San Francisco; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; or Fresno, California, will be able to stream the event. 

ABC will also stream red-carpet coverage beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern.

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Eric Eidelstein

Eric Eidelstein is a freelance Arts writer living in Brooklyn, NY. He has previously written for Complex, Indiewire, and other outlets.

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