2013 Oscars replay to be available online for the first timeBy Angel Cuala on Feb 25, 2013 in Entertainment, Hollywood, Internet, Movies, Technology, United States •
Failed to watch the 2013 Oscars this Sunday? Want to see again Oscar host Seth MacFarlane cracking his jokes again with William Shatner as James T. Kirk? Or to simply watch the speeches of your favorite Oscar winners this year? No worries, ABC will feature the replay of the 85th Academy Awards ceremony for US viewers.
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According to a press release at Oscars.org this Sunday, the 2013 Oscars replay will be made available online via various platforms, including ABC.com, the ABC Player app, and the free but ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service. This is the first time to happen in the Oscars‘ history and to any awards ceremony.
As noted in the report, the entire show will be available from Monday, February 25 6:00 am EST to Wednesday, February 27, at midnight EST, with :15 or :30 video spots running intermittently from advertisers such as Blue Diamond, Diet Coke, Hyundai, JC Penney, Samsung, and The University of Phoenix.
“Tonight’s show included remarkable performances that will surely have people talking. This is an easy, convenient way for anyone who missed the show to catch up and join the conversation.” Karin Gilford, Senior Vice President of Digital Media, ABC Entertainment, was quoted in the announcement.
“It’s also perfect for anyone who just wants to relive the most magical moments of the night.” Gilford added, with this year’s Oscars Best Picture going to “Argo.” Jennifer Lawrence won the Best Actress Award for her role in the movie “Silver Linings Playbook,” and Daniel Day Lewis for the Best Actor award for “Lincoln.”
The 2013 Oscars also featured Adele, who sang “Skyfall,” which won the Oscar’s Best Original Song award. Shirley Bassey impressively sang “Goldfinger,” Barbra Streisand made another stunning performance of her “The Way We Were,” while Jennifer Hudson wowed the crowd for singing “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.”
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