The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is getting ready to host the Oscars 2023 on Sunday, March 12. But, what time does it start, and how long will the ceremony last?

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The Oscars 2023 ceremony is just around the corner, and film enthusiasts around the world are eagerly waiting to see which films will take home the most prestigious awards in the industry. The event will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, and Jimmy Kimmel will host for the third time. However, many are curious to know how long the ceremony will last and at what time they can tune in.

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The Oscars 2023 ceremony will be three hours long this year, starting at 8pm ET / 5pm PT and concluding at 11pm ET / 8pm PT. ABC will broadcast the ceremony and the red carpet coverage. The event will also be available to stream online via and the ABC app. Alternatively, viewers can sign up for free subscription trials for Hulu Live TV, Fubo TV, and AT&T TV.

For UK viewers, the ceremony will be available to watch live on Sky Showcase and NOW from Monday, March 13 at 12am. However, the ceremony will last from 1am until 4am. The early start time suggests that they will be covering the red carpet arrivals as well. UK viewers can also watch the ceremony on Sky Cinema Oscars, a dedicated Oscars channel launched by Sky Cinema in 2019.

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As for the red carpet coverage, ABC and E! will be covering the nominee arrivals. ABC News’ On The Red Carpet Live: Countdown To Oscars 95 will begin at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT, and coverage will last for three hours until 4pm EDT / 1pm PDT. Ashley Graham, Vanessa Hudgens, and Lilly Singh will host the Countdown To The Oscars pre-show show at 6:30pm EDT / 3:30pm PDT. E! will kick off their live red carpet coverage from 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

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According to predictions, Everything Everywhere All At Once (EEAAO) is likely to win the night’s most coveted awards for best actress, picture, director, supporting actress, and supporting actor. The Daniels-led multiverse film has already won victories at the SAG Awards and the Golden Globes, among others.