Sofia Carson, Ben Lyons, More Confirmed For “The Oscars: All Access” Live Stream

Sofia Carson [ABC]

ABC plans to complement this Sunday’s Academy Awards broadcast with live coverage from the red carpet, arena and backstage area.

In a Thursday press release, ABC revealed details on the multi-platform companion show.

Entitled “The Oscars: All Access,” it begins at 7PM ET/4PM PT.

Sofia Carson and Ben Lyons will host from the red carpet and backstage, while Chris Connelly will appear as the official red carpet greeter.

Troy Gentile and Adnan Virk will offer updates from the Fan Bleachers and backstage area, respectively.

“‘The Oscars: All Access'” features footage from over 20 cameras strategically placed along the red carpet, backstage and in the audience, providing fans with insider views into the most memorable moments of the night,” adds ABC.

The stream will air on as well as, the ABC app,, Comcast X1, the Xfinity TV app, and

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