Watch the 2015 Oscars live in Dubai

Where to view over seven hours of coverage in Dubai

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

Obsessed with Hollywood and want to find out who has scooped up what at the 87th Academy Awards first? You’re in luck because the Oscars will be screened live on OSN next Monday.

Dubai viewers can see all the action as the same time it airs in the United States.

The leading pay-TV network will broadcast the ceremony on OSN Movies Festival HD at 5.30am on February 23, and in total is providing over seven hours of coverage via Los Angeles.

With red carpet arrivals included, it’s the first time that a broadcaster is providing such comprehensive programming.

Expect to see the likes of E!’s Giuliana Rancic hosting Live from the Red Carpet and as if that’s not enough, fans can get in the mood for Entertainment’s top night by watching past Oscar nominated and winning titles, every evening, such as Gravity and 12 Years a Slave.

Boyhood, Birdman and American Sniper will battle it out at the American bash. Meanwhile, in the running for the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role is Steve Carell for his captivating role as John E. du Pont, in the biographical drama Foxcatcher.

The film is based on the tragic events surrounding multimillionaire wrestling enthusiast, Du Pont, in his efforts to train a team for the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

Foxcatcher will be screened on OSN Movies Box Office HD from 20 February. Also, hoping to clinch the same award are Bradley Cooper in American Sniper, Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game and Michael Keaton in Birdman. Other nominated movies currently available on OSN include Whiplash, The Judge and Gone Girl.

How I Met Your Mother actor Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the start-studded ceremony.

The categories to win are:
Documentary Short Subject
Film Editing
Original Song
Production Design
Animated Short Film
Live Action Short Film
Sound Editing
Animated Feature Film
Documentary Feature
Sound Mixing
Visual Effects
Actor
Actress
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress
Cinematography
Costume Design
Directing
Foreign Language Film
Makeup and Hairstyling
Original Score
Adapted Screenplay
Original Screenplay
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