HBO Asia brings viewers the complete Oscars experience across multi-screens on 23rd Feb – from live on-air television broadcast of the red carpet and the 87th Annual Academy Awards, to exclusive online content on HBO Asia’s website and social media platforms direct from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

In addition, HBO will be flying 14 lucky viewers to the Oscars in 2016.

The Complete Oscars Experience
Source: HBO Asia

Oscars fans who hunger for more than just watching the ceremony on their television on HBO (Astro Ch 411/431) can concurrently view exclusive online content on HBO Asia’s website, including raw feed from the Academy’s “Thank You Cam” available for the first time ever in Oscars history to broadcasters.


Exclusive HBO Asia Red Carpet Moments

On 23rd Feb, HBO Asia’s crew on the red carpet in Los Angeles, together with TV presenter Utt Panichkul, will capture red carpet moments on the fly, making these exclusive video interviews and photos continuously available to HBO Asia’s social media followers. Utt will also take over HBO Asia’s Instagram on 23rd Feb to share the pictures he will be taking at the Oscars.

Watch him introduce that here:


“Thank You Cam” Videos And Backstage Interviews

For the first time in Oscars history, broadcasters are given access to the raw feed of the Academy’s “Thank You Cam”. Released concurrently during the Oscars awards ceremony, watch that euphoric moment just as the winners come off stage from accepting their award on the “Thank You Cam”. Backstage interviews of the winners as they answer questions from the media will also be available.



The HBO Ultimate Oscars Experience Contest

HBO Asia is sponsoring an all-expense paid trip for 7 pairs of winners to watch the red carpet live at the 2016 Oscars in Los Angeles. Winners will receive 5-star treatment during the trip, which includes flight and hotel accommodation, wardrobe and limousine arrangement, and celebrity chef dining.

To participate, watch the live broadcast on HBO this 23rd Feb, look out for two questions and submit the answers on by 8th March 2015. For more information, go here.

The 87th Annual Academy Awards programmes will be broadcast live in Asia on HBO (Astro Ch 411/431) this 23rd Feb from 6am. Refer to the table below for the complete programme schedule:

the 87th annual Academy Awards Schedule
Source: HBO Asia

Actor Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the 87th Annual Academy Awards. The full list of Oscar nominations is available here.

And last but not least, don’t forget to join the Oscars conversation across your social media platforms via hashtags #Oscars and #HBOAsia!

For more information, visit HBO Asia’s website or Facebook page.

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