Oscars 2018 Details: Get Ready to Watch

Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer are both nominated for 'The Shape of Water,' which is up for 13 Oscars. (Photo: 20th Century Fox Film)
Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer are both nominated for ‘The Shape of Water,’ which is up for 13 Oscars. (Photo: 20th Century Fox Film)

The biggest night in film is almost upon us.

From how to watch to who’s nominated, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about this year’s Academy Awards.

When does it air?

The Oscars will broadcast live Sunday on ABC (8 ET/5 PT) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscars: All Access livestream from the red carpet and backstage will begin at 6:30 ET/3:30 PT on Oscar.com.

How can I watch?

If you have a cable subscription, you can livestream the Oscars at abc.com or the ABC app. For those watching from outside of the U.S., you can find out which network is broadcasting the event here.

Who’s hosting?

Jimmy Kimmel will return for his second consecutive stint on the awards show stage.

The late-night host told USA TODAY he’s ready for the return gig, so much so that he’s hoping for a repeat performance of last year’s Envelopegate, in which Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced the wrong film as best picture.

“I want it to happen again,” Kimmel joked, before hinting at which movie he’s planning on poking fun at.

The Shape of Water is about a woman who has sex with a sea monster. So probably that one — that’s got to be right at the top.”

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SOURCE: Sara M Moniuszko
USA TODAY