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How to Watch the Oscar Nominations Live

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas will reveal this year's nominees in the early morning on Monday, March 15.

Oscar statues are pictured at the Governors Ball Press Preview for the 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 9. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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At long last, the 93rd annual Academy Awards are finally in view at the end of a weird, drawn-out movie awards season altered by the pandemic. The Academy Awards telecast on April 25 is still well over a month away, and nearly three months later than last year’s ceremony, but the nominees are at least finally being announced (as usual) in the wee morning hours of Monday, March 15. Here’s how you can follow along.

“The White Tiger” actor and producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas will be joined by singer, songwriter, and actor Nick Jonas (also her husband, and most recently a host on “Saturday Night Live”) to reveal the nominees this year, beginning at 5:19 a.m. PT. A second presentation of nominees will follow at 5:31 a.m. PT.

Together, they will announce all 23 Academy Award categories in a two-part live presentation on Monday, March 15, via global live stream online at Oscar.comOscars.org, as well as the Academy’s digital platforms — TwitterYouTube, and on the Academy’s Facebook page. A live stream of the announcement will also be embedded in this post below on the morning of March 15.

This year’s nominees are expected to be dominated by films like “Judas and the Black Messiah” (Warner Bros.), “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” (Netflix), “Mank” (Netflix), “Minari” (A24), “Nomadland” (Searchlight Pictures), “One Night in Miami” (Amazon Studios), “Promising Young Woman” (Focus Features), “Sound of Metal” (Amazon Studios), and “The Trial of the Chicago 7” (Netflix).

Check out IndieWire’s predictions for the nominees from Editor-at-Large Anne Thompson. She predicts “Nomadland” is the film to beat, with nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Director: “‘Nomadland’ is universally hailed within the Academy because Zhao and her team, playing with magic hour and tracking shots and manipulating reality to fit their fictional needs, mounted an ambitious piece of cinema. Movie folks get the degree of difficulty this project demanded, wedded to a strong story that rings true. ‘Nomadland’ ticks a few Oscar boxes. It addresses economic and environmental social issues as well as aging, grieving, loneliness, the need to tune into nature, spirituality, self-sufficiency, and identity. Nothing else comes close.”

One of the toughest categories to call is the Best Actress race. Thompson writes, “Critics Choice-winner Carey Mulligan could be the big win for ‘Promising Young Woman,’ as Rami Malek was for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ another popular hit that surprised as much as it entertained. Mulligan lost the Golden Globe to singer-turned-actress Andra Day in the demanding title role in Lee Daniels’ ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday.’ That’s also a strong narrative, comparable to comeback queen Renée Zellweger sweeping the awards for a minor movie, ‘Judy.'”

Thompson also writes, “We don’t know what the live/virtual Oscar show will be, except that it will be beamed in from multiple locations around the world, presumably with several hosts. The likelihood is with so many studio movies pushed back, the show will be — like the anemic Golden Globes — one of the least watched ever. We’ll see what producers Steven Soderbergh, Stacey Sher, and Jesse Collins will bring. It could be an opportunity to shake things up.”

Below is the run of show for the 93rd annual Academy Awards nominations live stream.

5:19 a.m. PT
(Not listed in order of presentation and subject to change)

Actor in a Supporting Role
Actress in a Supporting Role
Costume Design
Music (Original Score)
Animated Short Film
Live Action Short Film
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Writing (Original Screenplay)

5:31 a.m. PT
(Not listed in order of presentation and subject to change)

Actor in a Leading Role
Actress in a Leading Role
Animated Feature Film
Documentary Feature
Documentary Short Subject
Film Editing
International Feature Film
Makeup and Hairstyling
Music (Original Song)
Best Picture
Production Design
Visual Effects

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