The Oscars are happening next Monday, March 13 (Australian time), and will be available for locals to watch on Channel 7 and online platform 7Plus.
The Seven Network’s latest digital entertainment channel, 7Bravo, will also host additional Oscars content throughout the day.
The coverage will kick off from 5:30 a.m. on its “Sunrise” program, with Sonia Kruger reporting live from the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Kruger’s coverage will also spill into “The Morning Show”, including celebrity chats and gossip, alongside Seven’s U.S. bureau chief, Ashlee Mullany.
The Oscars ceremony will kick off live at 11:00 a.m. AEDT on both Channel 7 and 7Plus. There will also be an encore screening at 8:45 p.m. after “Australian Idol’s” live verdict show.
On 7Bravo, “Live from E!: Oscars” will broadcast live between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Baz Luhrmann and four-time Oscar winning Catherine Martin are also in the running, with “Elvis” up for eight awards including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design and Best Cinematography.
Lachlan Pendragon, a Brisbane film student, has been nominated for Best Animated Short form for “An Ostrich Told Me The World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It”.
Jimmy Kimmel will host The Oscars, while Rihanna, fresh off her Super Bowl performance, will perform her Oscar-nominated song “Lift Me Up”, from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”, and Lenny Kravitz will deliver the “In Memoriam” performance.