The 93rd Annual Academy Awards will take place this tonight, Sunday, April 25, 2021. Here's how to watch.
The long-awaited Oscars are finally here! The 2021 Oscars will be taking place tonight, Sunday, April 25, after a months-long delay caused by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. While the show will be a little harder to pull off this year, ET has learned that the Academy plans to host an intimate and mostly Zoom-free Oscars ceremony.
Despite all the challenges, there are a number of great actresses, actors and movies vying for films highest honor this year, including Judas and the Black Messiah, Nomadland, Minari and Promising Young Woman, which are all up for Best Picture. On top of that, Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield (Judas and the Black Messiah), as well as Viola Davis and, posthumously, Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) are also up for coveted awards.
So, when are the Oscars taking place this year, and how do you watch? For all the information you need to know ahead of the awards ceremony, read on below.
When are the 2021 Oscars? The 93rd Academy Awards air Sunday, April 25 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC.
How to watch ET Live's Oscar pre-show and after-show: From the arrivals to the awards, ET has you covered for the Oscars. Join ET Live's stream on ETLive.com, on the ET Live app on your mobile device, or on Paramount+ at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, when our pre-Oscars coverage will kick off.
Then, join us right when the show ends for our live Oscars after-show, where we will detail all the winners, biggest moments and best looks of the night, as well as press room interviews with all the night's big winners.
Who's nominated? Mank is this year's most nominated film, with 10 nominations, followed by The Father, Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari, Nomadland, Sound of Metal and The Trial of the Chicago 7, which all earned six nominations.
Keep checking back right here at ETonline.com for updated information on the 2021 Oscars. In the meantime, here's how to watch the 2021 Oscar nominated films, and press play on the video below to watch Oscar-nominated Nomadland director Chloé Zhao talk about her touching film.