The 2020 Oscars kick off at 8 p.m. ET Sunday, February 24, on ABC, airing live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. There will be no host for the first time in 30 years. Though a variety of stars will be presenters including Tina Fey, Keegan-Michael Key, Awkwafina, Melissa McCarthy and Samuel L. Jackson. Bette Midler will perform a song from Mary Poppins Returns. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga will sing Best Original Song nominee Shallow from A Star is Born. And Queen will also take the stage with former American Idol singer Adam Lambert.
Oscars 2020 On ABC
The easiest and cheapest way to watch your local ABC affiliate is by using a TV Antenna. Nearly every television market broadcasts ABC over the air, so all you need is an antenna and you are enjoying ABC free of charge. Check out our guide on how to choose the best TV antenna for more information.
How to Stream ABC Online
Below I’m going to cover the streaming services that offer a live broadcast of ABC. I’ll break each service down by the market they offer ABC in. Be sure to check out a comparison of live TV streaming services for more information.
Live ABC On Hulu Live TV
Hulu not only offers their on-demand service but live streaming as well. Like other services, they offer ABC in certain markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. To see if live ABC is available in your area, you can use this tool Hulu Live TV Channels by Zipcode. Now you can watch Oscars 2020 Online ABC On Hulu Live TV
You can read all about it in our review of Hulu. There isn’t a month to month contract so you can sign up to test the service without fear of a long term commitment.
Watch ABC on Sling TV
You can enjoy Oscars 2020 Live ABC on Sling TV. While Sling TV only offers ABC in major markets, it is the cheapest way to watch ABC live online. You can check out their free trial offer to make sure you can watch ABC live. For all the details check out our Sling TV review.
Locations ABC Offered: Chicago, Fresno-Visalia, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Durham, San Francisco.
How Much: $30 per month. You will need to purchase the base Sling TV Orange for $25 per month with the “Broadcast Extra” add-on for an additional $5 per month.
Watch ABC on DIRECTV NOW
DIRECTV NOW offers live ABC streaming in many markets. ABC is offered in their base package for $50 a month along with a ton of cable TV and other broadcast networks. They offer a free trial to allow you to make sure ABC is offered in your area. For more information check out our review of DIRECTV NOW. You can enjoy Oscars 2020 Live Stream ABC on DIRECTV NOW