The 2019 Independent Spirit Awards will air live nationwide on Saturday, February 23 from a tent on Santa Monica beach beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET on IFC. The 34th annual edition of this ceremony will be hosted by actress Aubrey Plaza.
The 34th Indie Spirits will be available to cable TV subscribers on the IFC website. You may already be subscribing to a service that includes a live stream of the IFC channel. DirecTVNow, Hulu with Live TV, PlayStation Vue and YouTube TV all have deals with IFC. The basic packages for these that include this channel run about $40 per month.
Want to watch without a TV? The live stream of the Independent Spirit Awards will once again be available on Facebook Watch. Before the show begins, that same page will take you backstage and onto the red carpet beginning at 12:00 p.m. PT/3:00 p.m. And behind-the-scenes interviews will also be available on the official Independent Spirits website and YouTube channel.
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Handling presenting duties are: Javier Bardem, Sterling K. Brown, Gemma Chan, Glenn Close, Toni Collette, Mark Duplass, Elsie Fisher, Regina Hall, Armie Hammer, Brian Tyree Henry, Taraji P. Henson, Michael Keaton, Riley Keough, KiKi Layne, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Viggo Mortensen, Carey Mulligan, Ray Romano, Ekaterina Samsonov, Amanda Seyfried, Molly Shannon, Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson and Finn Wolfhard.
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Be sure to check out how our experts rank this year’s Oscar contenders. Then take a look at the most up-to-date combined odds before you make your own 2019 Oscar predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before winners are announced on February 24.