How to watch the 2022 Oscars in Canada: Everything to know from the red carpet to the night's biggest winners

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The 2022 Oscars take place on March 27, and here's how you can watch the ceremony in Canada. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images) (Handout via Getty Images)

After two years of virtual and hybrid events, in-person awards ceremonies are back in full swing. Closing this year's awards season, the 94th annual Academy Awards will be returning as we all tune into to see who takes home the 2022 Oscars.

This year the show, will see Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes take on hosting duties live from Los Angeles as they celebrate the theme of "Movie Lovers Unite."

Academy President David Rubin said in a statement: "We’re invigorated by [the] vision for this year’s Oscars: celebrating movie lovers alongside moviemakers and spotlighting fan favourites that prove how cinema can unite us all."

When are the Oscars?

The Oscars take place on Sunday, March 27 and will be airing live on ABC and CTV starting at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. You can also watch the Oscars live on and the CTV app on Android and iOS.

How long are the Oscars?

While this year's ceremony is scheduled to run from 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST to 11 p.m. EST/8 p.m. PST, there's no guarantee that that ceremony will stick to its tight schedule.

How to watch the 2022 Academy Awards

  • When: Sunday, March 27, 2022

  • Pre-Show time: 6:30 p.m. ET

  • Awards Show time: 8 p.m. ET

  • Where: Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland

  • TV Channel: CTV

This year's presenters include stars like Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Woody Harrelson, Tony Hawk, Anthony Hopkins and Samuel L. Jackson, among others.

Where can I watch the Oscars red carpet?

For fashion fanatics, the Oscars red carpet can be a bigger draw than the awards ceremony itself.

Canadians will be able to tune into the "Oscars Red Carpet Show" live on CTV, which begins at 6:30 p.m. EST/3:30 p.m. PST.

Audiences will also be treated to performances from this year’s Original Song nominees, including:

  • “Be Alive” from “King Richard” – Performed by Beyoncé

  • “Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto” – Performed by Sebastián Yatra

  • “No Time To Die” from “No Time to Die” – Performed by Billie Eilish and FINNEAS

  • “Somehow You Do” from “Four Good Days” – Performed by Reba McEntire

The Power Of The Dog and Dune lead the Oscar with 12 nominations and ten nominations apiece. Belfast and West Side Story follow, each with seven nominations.

The awards for documentary short, film editing, makeup and hairstyling, original score, production design, animated short, live action short and sound would all be given out off-air and edited into the telecast.

Be sure to check out our list of the [Oscar-nominated films to stream] before the awards ceremony.

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