From How to Watch the Ceremony to Hollywood Street Closures, Here's Your 2020 Oscars Guide

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All the 2020 film awards have been leading up to Hollywood’s biggest night: The Oscars.

From where to watch and who you’ll see to Hollywood street closures near the Dolby Theatre, we’ve got all your questions about the 92nd Academy Awards answered.


The Oscars will air live on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. Pacific.


The stars will gather at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, where the ceremony has been held since 2002.

Hollywood Boulevard between Cahuenga Boulevard and La Brea Avenue will be restricted to the public through about 6 a.m. Monday.

Some smaller streets surrounding the area, as well as sidewalks, will also be blocked to motorists and pedestrians. Click here for a complete list of street closures on Sunday.

The Academy Awards released this map of street closures near the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood effective on Feb. 9 and 10, 2020.
The Academy Awards released this map of street closures near the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood effective on Feb. 9 and 10, 2020.

Where to watch or stream the show

The Oscars air live on ABC — both television and streaming.

Sam Rubin and Jessica Holmes will be live from the Oscars with red carpet interviews at 1 p.m. You can watch live here.

You can also tune in early for red carpet coverage from CNN or watch online at “Oscars All Access Live-Stream,” starting at 3:30pm Pacific on Twitter. For highlights and analysis on the night’s brightest moments, follow live coverage on

The nominees

The dark drama “Joker” leads among nominated films with 11.”Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Joker,” “Little Women,” “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” “Marriage Story,” “Parasite” and “1917” are vying for best picture this year. The nominees were revealed on Jan. 13. See the full list here.

Presenters and performers

Sandra Oh, James Corden, Maya Rudolph, Timothée Chalamet and Regina King are among the scheduled presenters. Janelle Monáe, Elton John, Idina Menzel and Billie Eilish will take the stage to perform.

The host

The show will be host-free for a second year in a row.

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