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Oscars: ABC to Live Stream Awards Ceremony and 'Jimmy Kimmel' Post-Show

10:34 AM PST 02/27/2014 by Ashley Lee
A.M.P.A.S.
Ellen DeGeneres

The red carpet pre-show will also stream live on Watch ABC for the first time in Academy Awards history.

To fully celebrate the best of the big screen, the Oscars will be available on every screen.

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For the first time in Academy Awards history, the ceremony will stream live on Watch ABC, available online and on mobile devices. The red carpet pre-show and the annual Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars post-show special will also stream on the app.

Watch ABC can be accessed from Oscar.com, ABC.com, WATCHABC.com or via the Watch ABC app, which is free on iOS and select Android devices. Verified viewers can log in using their cable or satellite subscription username and password.

The Oscars experience can then be watched on demand through Wednesday, March 5.

The Oscars Backstage, which will also be streamed this year to all viewers (regardless of whether they are verified), will feature live coverage by entertainment reporter Ben Lyons, fashion retail correspondent Hitha Prabhakar, People deputy editor Peter Castro and Good Morning America's Chris Connelly. Viewers can watch one of three channels that will pull from more than 15 live cameras on the red carpet and backstage.

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The ninth Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars will include host Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Spacey, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Christoph Waltz, Ben Kingsley, Mandy Patinkin, Abbie Cornish, Barkhad Abdi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Seth Rogen, Morgan Freeman, Andy Garcia, Adam Driver, Queen Latifah, Gary Oldman and Anjelica Huston, and others.

The Oscars air Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC.

Email: Ashley.Lee@THR.com
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