How to Watch the Oscars Online for Free

Posted February 25, 2019

CNN will have live coverage and analysis of the red carpet, the (host-less) show's best moments and the night's big wins.

Getty Lead Actress nominee for "A Star is Born" and Original Song nominee for "Shallow" from "A Star is Born" singer/songwriter Lady Gaga arrives for the 91st Oscars Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton hotel on February 4, 2019 in Beverly Hills.

If Beale Street Could Talk was the night's big victor, taking home trophies for Best Feature, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress for Regina King (who will likely win the Oscar tonight). Often, the Oscars air for around three and a half hours, but they try to stick to a shorter run of the show.

Despite the celebrity names, all eyes are on the best picture prize in one of the most eclectic Oscar line-ups for years.

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"E! After Party: Oscars 2019" (11:30 p.m.to 1 a.m.): A group of correspondents will be live from the Vanity Fair party and the Governor's Ball, hoping to snag a few celebrity interviews.

Pip scored all of this acclaim without ever having to field asinine red carpet questions like "Who are you wearing?" Tennis champion Serena Williams and talk show host Trevor Noah will also appear on the Dolby Theatre stage in Hollywood in a bid to broaden the show's appeal beyond movie fans.

Ryan Seacrest will be on both of the major Oscars red carpet specials.

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The Spirit Awards are the annual honors given to Hollywood's low-budget movies made for under $20 million.

Thanks to the Kevin Hart debacle, the Oscars are going without a host for the first time in 30 years. A star-studded lineup of presenters pick up the slack. The performers listed for the show include Queen, Adam Lambert, Jennifer Hudson, Bette Midler, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, David Rawlings, Gillian Welch, Gustavo Dudamel, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

The Oscars take place on Sunday night in Los Angeles.

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