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How to watch live award shows and events

Do you love watching award shows? Whether you’re a music, movie or TV fan, find out how you can catch some of the biggest events live from your TV or mobile device with these helpful tips.

Watching live award shows

How to watch the GOLDEN GLOBES® live

A fan of both TV and film? The GOLDEN GLOBES® kicks off award season. Both domestic and foreign accomplishments are honored across several categories, including Best Actor/Actress, Best Director and Best Television Drama. It’s a party you won’t want to miss. Watch (or judge) the fashion on the red carpet and listen to celebrity interviews during the pre-show. Then, tune in to watch the award show live.

Options to watch on your TV

Cable subscription
 

  • Go directly to the NBC network* or search for the GOLDEN GLOBES® on your TV guide to watch the show as it airs.

  • Cox subscribers with the Contour Voice Remote can also use voice search or type the name of the GOLDEN GLOBES® or related award show language to see the results.

Streaming box/smart tv
 

  • Install the NBC* app on a streaming device via your TV, tablet or phone.

  • Install a live TV service like Sling or YouTube TV and subscribe for a monthly fee.
 
Cox subscribers can use the Contour Stream Player without a cable outlet.

Options to watch on your devices

  • Cox subscribers can watch on their mobile device via the Cox Contour app*.

  • Go to nbc.com* on your browser and log in with provider credentials.
     
Download the NBC* app on your phone or tablet and log in with your TV provider credentials.

Cable TV is still one of the most convenient and affordable ways to access your favorite content.

How to watch the Emmys® live

For TV fans, the Emmys® is a must-watch award show. The Emmys® are managed by three sister organizations, each focusing on different sectors of television and broadband television:
 

  • Television Academy: This award show honors Primetime television. Winners are recognized by their peers—more than 24,000 Television Academy members.

  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: This category consists of sports, news and daytime TV, in addition to documentaries.

  • International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: This is an international award show broken down into several categories. 

Each show has a red carpet event featuring award nominees and TV’s biggest stars walking, posing and interviewing as they enter the venues. You can also stream these pre-shows free on EW.com or on Twitter. The Emmy® Awards, and its corresponding red carpet event, can be viewed live.

Options to watch on your TV

Cable subscription
 

  • Go directly to the Fox* network or search for the Emmys® on your TV guide to watch the show as it airs.

  • Cox subscribers with the Contour Voice Remote can also use voice search or type the name of the Emmys® or related award show language to see the results.

Streaming box/smart tv
 

  • Install the Fox* app via a streaming or mobile device.

  • Install a live TV service like Sling or YouTube TV and subscribe for a monthly fee.

  • Cox subscribers can use the Contour Stream Player without a cable outlet.

Options to watch on your devices

  • Cox subscribers can stream the Fox* network using the Cox Contour app.

  • Go to fox.com* on your browser access your account using your cable provider credentials.
     
Download the Fox* app and log in with cable provider credentials.

Cable TV is still one of the most convenient and affordable ways to access your favorite content.

How to watch the GRAMMY’S® live

The GRAMMY® Awards are the recording industry’s biggest annual event. Awards are given for 84 categories in music, including Best New Artist, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. A red carpet special takes place prior to the ceremony and is streamed by E! Network at eonline.com.

Options to watch on your TV

Cable subscription

 

  • Go directly to the CBS* network or search for the GRAMMYs® on your TV guide to watch the show as it airs.

  • Cox subscribers with the Contour Voice Remote can also use voice search or type the name of the GRAMMYs® or related award show language to see the results.

Streaming box/smart tv
 

  • Install the CBS* app on your mobile device or stream player.

  • Install a live TV service like Sling or YouTube TV and subscribe for a monthly fee.

  • Cox subscribers can use the Contour Stream Player without a cable outlet.

Options to watch on your devices

  • Cox subscribers can watch CBS* on the go via the Cox Contour app.

  • Go to cbs.com* on your browser and log in with your cable provider credentials to watch.
     
Download the CBS* app and log in with cable provider credentials.

Cable TV is still one of the most convenient and affordable ways to access your favorite content.

How to watch the OSCARS® live

The ACADEMY AWARDS®, also known as the OSCARS®, recognizes the achievements of the film industry. The OSCARS® typically marks the end of award season. It is a formal affair filled with tearful speeches, shocking moments and some of cinema’s biggest stars dressed in elegant attire. If you’re a movie fan, you won’t want to miss this star-studded event. Luckily, there are several ways to watch it live.

Watching the Oscars live

Options to watch on your TV

Cable subscription

  • Go directly to the ABC* network or search for the OSCARS® on your TV guide to watch the show as it airs.

  • Cox subscribers with the Contour Voice Remote can also use voice search or type the name of the OSCARS® or related award show language to see the results.

Streaming box/smart tv
 

  • Install the ABC* app using a streaming device.

  • Install a live TV service like Sling or YouTube TV and subscribe for a monthly fee.

  • Cox subscribers can use the Contour Stream Player without a cable outlet.

Options to watch on your devices

  • Cox subscribers can stream on the go with the Cox Contour app.

  • Go to abc.com* on your browser and log in with provider credentials to watch.
     
Cable TV is still one of the most convenient and affordable ways to access your favorite content.

*Information is reflective of 2020 award season and broadcasts are subject to change. Please check TV listings or official award shows’ official websites for yearly updates. Cox subscribers using the Contour app will need to check which award shows are available outside the home if streaming on the go.  

Subscription to any level of Cox Contour TV or Contour Stream Player service and Internet connection required for streaming with Contour App.  Not all channels and shows available for out-of-home streaming on Contour App; available programming also depends on subscribed package, and may require additional subscriptions. Third party data rates may apply for app streaming away from home. All third party marks are the property of their respective owners.  

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