Oscars 2022: How to watch, what channel it is on and who is nominated

It’s that time of year!

We are approaching the most prestigious night in the film industry, the 94th Annual Academy Awards.

After the 2021 Oscars ceremony was delayed due to Covid-19, movie fans across the world are eager to tune in and find out what awards their favorite flick will win.

The Power of the Dog leads the pack with 12 nominations, followed by Dune with 10, and Belfast and West Side Story with seven each.

The star-studded event is taking place this weekend as Hollywood’s finest are gearing up to walk the red carpet.

Here’s all your need to know information ahead of the Oscars…

Amy Schumer is part of a trio hosting the Oscars

How can you watch the 2022 Oscars?

The awards ceremony begins at 8pm in the United States, so UK viewers will need to stay up late if they want to watch live.

The event starts at 1am UK time in the early hours of Monday 28th March.

The Oscars will be available to watch live on Sky Cinema Oscars in the UK.

There is likely to be a highlights reel on Sky Max shortly afterwards.

You will need a SkyTV subscription to be able to watch, which can be signed up to here.

Alternatively, a NOW TV package can be purchased.

A NOW Sky Cinema Pass will be required to watch the ceremony.

NOW TV currently offer a seven-day free trial here.

Who is hosting?

The Academy confirmed that the comedy trio of Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes will be hosting the ceremony.

Oscars producer Will Packer said: “This year’s show is all about uniting movie lovers. It’s appropriate that we’ve lined up three of the most dynamic, hilarious women with very different comedic styles.

“I know the fun Regina, Amy and Wanda will be having will translate to our audience as well. Many surprises in store! Expect the unexpected!”

Who is presenting the awards at the Oscars 2022?

Alongside the three hosts, the Oscars 2022 will feature a range of different stars presenting various awards.

Those on presenting duties include Lily James, Shawn Mendes, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kevin Costner, John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lupita Nyong’o, Woody Harrelson and Tyler Perry.

Halle Bailey, Elliot Page, Simu Liu, Rami Malek, and Lady Gaga will also grace the stage as well as 2021 winners Anthony Hopkins, Daniel Kaluuya and Youn Yuh-jung.

Who is hosting the Oscars 2022 red carpet show?

Actors Vanessa Hudgens and Terrence J and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell will host the red carpet show at this year’s Oscars.

The red carpet show will also feature a special appearance by DJ MOS.

Who is nominated?



  • Javier Bardem – Being the Ricardos
  • Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power of the Dog
  • Andrew Garfield – tick, tick…BOOM!
  • Will Smith-King Richard
  • Denzel Washington – The Tragedy of Macbeth



  • Jessica Chastain- The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • Kristen StewartSpencer
  • Penelope Cruz – Parallel Mothers
  • Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter
  • Nicole Kidman – Being the Ricardos

Best pictures


  • Nightmare Alley

  • Don’t Look Up

  • Belfast

  • The Power of the Dog

  • king richard

  • CODA

  • Drive My Car

  • Liquor Pizza

  • West Side Story

Best Original Song


  • No Time To Die – Billie Eilish, FINNEAS
  • Somehow You Do (From The Motion Picture “Four Good Days”) – Diane Warren
  • Down to Joy – Van Morrison
  • Two Caterpillars – Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Be Alive (From the Motion Picture “King Richard”) – Beyoncé, DIXSON

Best Animated Feature


  • Charm
  • flee
  • Raya and the Last Dragon
  • Luca
  • The Mitchells vs. the machines

Best Original Screenplay


  • Don’t Look Up
  • Licorice Pizza
  • king richard
  • Belfast
  • The Worst Person in the World

Best Supporting Actor


  • Troy Kotsur – CODA
  • JK Simmons – Being the Ricardos
  • Jesse Plemons – The Power of the Dog
  • Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog
  • Ciarán Hinds – Belfast

Best Supporting Actress


  • Kirsten Dunst – The Power of the Dog
  • Jessie Buckley – The Lost Daughter
  • Judi Dench – Belfast
  • Ariana DeBose – West Side Story
  • Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard

Best Director


  • Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog
  • Ryusuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car
  • Paul Thomas Anderson – Licorice Pizza
  • Kenneth Branagh – Belfast
  • Steven Spielberg – West Side Story

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George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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