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We are almost nearing the end of the awards season. After the Golden Globes, SAG and the Grammys, it is time now for the mother of all award shows – the Oscars 2012 aka 84th Annual Academy Awards. Oscars 2012 will air this Sunday, 26th Feb 2012 at 7pm Pacific/4pm Eastern on ABC and will be held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. In case you won’t be in front of the TV sets, we’ve got you covered with Oscars 2012 Live streaming links. More on that later.
Billy Crystal will host the Oscars 2012 and it will be the 9th time he will be doing so. Hugo has got the most nominations (11) followed by The Artist with 10 nominations and Moneyball with 6.
Some of the prominent presenters include Christian Bale, Halle Berry, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Natalie Portman, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth and others. Cirque du Soleil, the Canadian circus team will be performing at the Oscars 2012.
Watch Oscars 2012 Live Online for Free
Unfortunately, unlike the Grammys, Oscars 2012 won’t be live streamed by ABC. But there are some alternatives as we have found out. So let’s check out the few ways to watch Oscars 2012 Live online for free.
1. Watch Oscars 2012 on iPhone & iPad with Oscars app – Get access to the related backstage live-streams plus movie trailers, special Oscar-centric video specials, and more.
2. Watch Oscars 2012 Red Carpet Live on Android – Comcast offers a live-stream of E! online. Not quite like the Oscars Live Stream, but not bad either.
3. Watch Oscars 2012 Red Carpet Online for Free – The official live stream of Oscars 2012 red carpet on E! online.
4. Watch Oscars 2012 Videos online on ABC – Official website of the official broadcaster. be sure to get some exclusive clips and backstage live streams over here.
5. Watch Oscars 2012 Online on Livestream – Over the past years these livestream channels had streamed the awards ceremony live. Keep a track of them: Livestream.com/AcademyAwards, Livestream.com/APLive or Livestream.com/theoscars
6. Watch Oscar Awards 2012 live streaming online for free on UStream TV – a great resource for user generated live streaming links. Update: For now, this seems to be the best resource to watch the actual Oscar event online.
7. Academy Awards 2011 Live streaming for free on Justin TV – Similar to UStream, better quality streams, watch Oscars online.