How to watch the Oscars online and for free


  • The 90th Academy Awards airs Monday, March 5 at 12pm AEDT on Channel 9.
  • You can stream the Oscars ceremony on the 9Now streaming service.
  • 9Now will also live-stream the red carpet show from 10.30 am.

  • The 90th Academy Awards airs March 5 at 12pm AEDT on Channel 9, with Jimmy Kimmel returning for the second year in a row as the ceremony’s host.

    For those without access to a television set, the options for streaming the show online are limited.

    The Oscars ceremony will be available to stream on Channel 9’s 9Now streaming service. However, you’ll need to create a My9 account and login to watch the stream.

    But before the show begins, 9Now will live-stream the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Red Carpet Show from 10.30am.

    If you have a Foxtel subscription, you can watch the Academy Awards red carpet ceremony live from 9AM by either flicking to the E! Entertainment channel or live streaming it through Foxtel’s mobile app. E! will also be broadcasting its Oscars After Party event.