The Oscars Award is the most prestigious and respected award in the movie industry. This year Oscars is going to be held at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, and Jimmy Kimmel as the host, replacing Chris Rock from 2022. The 95th Academy Awards (Oscars) can be watched on your Roku by installing the ABC channel from the Roku channel store.

The prestigious award is given to the actors and technicians who portrayed their impeccable craft on the white screen of the movie industry. With top competitors like Disney, Warner Bros, and some underdogs, this year’s Oscars will maintain less controversy than the previous year. You can stream the Oscars 2023 on the ABC app using March 12th at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT.

How to Watch The Academy Awards 2023 on Roku

The Oscar 2023 can be streamed through the ABC channel on any streaming device. You can access the ABC channel on Roku using a cable TV provider like,

  • Dish
  • Optimum
  • Xfinity
  • Suddenlink
  • DirecTV
  • AT&T U-Verse

How to Install ABC Channel to Watch Oscars 2023 on Roku

1. Go to the Home screen of Roku and select the Streaming Channels option.

Streaming channels option

2. Then, click on the Search channels option to open the virtual keyboard.

Search for ABC channel to stream Oscars on Roku device

3. Type ABC and search for the app.

4. Select the app from the results and click on the Add Channel button.

5. Now, wait for the channel to get installed on your Roku device.

How to Activate ABC on Roku

1. After installing, launch the ABC channel on Roku.

2. Now, choose the Account option to generate an Activation Code.

3. Open any web browser on a PC or Smartphone and visit the ABC activation website. (

4. Enter the Activation Code you saw on the TV into the website and click the Continue button.

Enter the Activation code and click on Continue

5. Now, select your Cable TV provider and sign in with the TV Provider credentials.

6. Ater activating, you can stream the Live Oscars 2023 event on your Roku device using the ABC channel.

Alternative Method to Watch Oscars on Roku

Apart from the ABC channel app on Roku, streaming services also offer the live streaming of Oscars 2023. You can stream The Academy Award Show using streaming services that hold the ABC channel in its premium.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is one of the popular and easy-to-stream streaming services that holds a collection of 100+ channels in its premium. The service offers a free trial of 14 days for every user to try out the premium features before purchasing premium. You can record the Oscars 2023 Award shows on YouTube TV with its unlimited DVR support to stream offline.

Watch Oscars on Roku using YouTube TV

Access ABC and other popular channels of YouTube TV on Roku with the subscription. The Premium subscription costs $64.99/ month, and you can install the YouTube TV app from the Roku channel store.


fuboTV is one of the streaming providers that streams more than 100+ sports channels and a minor collection of entertainment channels in it. The premium plans offer 11+ News channels and 100+ 4K channels for streaming. You can record and stream TV channels on fuboTV with its 1,000-hour DVR space.


Watch the Oscars on Roku using the fuboTV by subscribing to Pro ($74.99/ month), Elite ($84.99/ month), and Premier ($94.99/ month) premium packages. You can find the fuboTV app on the Roku channel store for easy installation.


Hulu is one of the best streaming services that offer TV channels, online series, Hulu originals, and much more on-demand content for users. Since Hulu is partnered with ESPN+ and Disney + services, you can get to access a whole level of media content on your streaming devices. The premium offers a Live TV guide, Unlimited DVR space, and offline streaming.


To watch the Oscars, live Sporting events, and other on-demand content on Roku, install the Hulu channel from the Channel store and subscribe to Hulu + Live TV ($69.99/ month) premium.

Nominees for The Academy Award 2023

In the pool of Oscar category, let’s see some of the top Nominees in the following.

Best Actress in Leading Role

  • PAUL MESCAL: Aftersun
  • BILL NIGHY: Living
  • COLIN FARRELL: The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Actor in Leading Role

  • ANA DE ARMAS: Blonde
  • MICHELLE WILLIAMS: The Fabelmans
  • MICHELLE YEOH: Everything Everywhere All at Once


  • TÁR: Todd Field
  • TRIANGLE OF SADNESS: Ruben Östlund
  • EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE: Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert
  • THE FABELMANS: Steven Spielberg

International Feature Film

  • CLOSE: Belgium
  • EO: Poland
  • THE QUIET GIRL: Ireland
  • ARGENTINA, 1985: Argentina

Music Original Song

  • HOLD MY HAND: Lady Gaga and BloodPop (Top Gun Maverick)
  • LIFT ME UP: Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, and Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
  • NAATU NAATU: M.M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose (RRR)
  • THIS IS A LIFE: Ryan Lott, David Byrne, and Mitski. (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
  • APPLAUSE: Diane Warren (Tell It Like a Woman)

To know other nominees and categories of Oscars 2023, visit the official website of Oscars.