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Wanna watch the Oscars tonight? Here are your options

If you don't have cable, there are other ways to catch parts of the show.

Sunday marks the 89th annual Academy Awards, which will be hosted this year by comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

There are a few different ways to catch glimpses of Hollywood's biggest night.

Red carpet coverage kicks off on ABC beginning at 6 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Fans can tune in to see stars walk the red carpet on live TV.

Or if you have a cable subscription login, you can live-stream the ceremony on the ABC app or ABC.com. The ABC app works on iOS and Android devices, as well as Roku, Apple TV, and Fire TV.

The E! channel has their “Live From the Red Carpet” coverage — with hosts Giuliana Rancic and Ryan Seacrest — beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Sofia Carson and Ben Lyons will be hosting “The Oscars: All Access,” a free live-streaming companion show. It doesn't feature the awards ceremony, but does air interviews with nominees and backstage footage.

And you can also follow along on Facebook Live at Facebook.com/TheAcademy. On Facebook, Variety says fans will be able to submit questions to the hosts and stars on “The Oscars: All Access” ��in real time. Plus, you'll get exclusive video footage of this year’s Oscar nominees, like Pharrell, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Damien Chazelle.

But again, you won't be able to watch the full show that way.

CNET says there might be a way to watch it without a cable subscription – via Sling TV or PlayStation Vue. Both streaming services offer seven-day free trials, but you'll need to make sure a live stream of ABC is available where you live.

Fortune says more than 34 million television viewers tuned in to watch the awards last year, when Spotlight won the 2016 Best Picture Oscar. It was an eight-year low in viewership for the Academy Awards telecast, the site says.

This year the front-runner for Best Picture is La La Land, which tied a record with 14 total Oscar nominations.

Minnesota ties

Minnesota has some connections to this year's ceremony, including Disney's Zootopia, which is up for Best Animated Feature Film. The film was co-written by former KARE 11 reporter Phil Johnston, who is from Neenah, Wisconsin.

Justin Weber, who graduated from Foley High School and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, helped with the animation in the film.

Weber also worked on Moana, the story of an adventurous teen who sets sail on a mission to save her tribe. Moana was also nominated for Best Animated Feature Film.

And the film directed by Minnesota’s most famous brothers – the Coens – also received a nomination. Hail Caesaris up for the production design Oscar.

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