BAFTAs live stream: How to watch the 2020 BAFTAs online

BAFTAs live stream: 1917
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The year's most acclaimed movies are battling on the 2020 BAFTAs live stream. 

The 73rd British Academy film awards take place today (Sunday, Feb. 2) and are happening in mere moments (with streams starting slightly afterward). Viewers on either side of the pond (or anywhere in the world) can watch the 2020 BAFTAs live stream and see 1917 take on Joker, Parasite, The Irishman and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood for Best Film. 

Graham Norton will host the ceremony, held at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. Prince William and Kate Middleton will attending, with the prince presenting the Fellowship, BAFTA's top honor, to producer Kathleen Kennedy.

The BAFTAs are an important precursor for the Oscars, so pay attention to the winners to fill out your ballot for the office Oscar pool.

How to watch a BAFTAs live stream anywhere on Earth

If you're abroad, but want to watch the BAFTAs live stream, you're not out of luck. With the right VPN, you can stream the show from wherever you go, using the subscription you already pay for.

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2020 BAFTAs: How to watch

The 2020 BAFTAs air on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 9 p.m. GMT in the UK on BBC One and BBC One HD and and 9 p.m. ET in the US on BBC America.

How to watch the BAFTAs live stream online in the US 

American viewers can watch the 2020 BAFTAs at 9 p.m. ET on BBC America. The BAFTAs live stream will be available via major live streaming services, depending on your region:

  • Hulu: Starting at $5.99 with add-ons for live programming
  • YouTube TV: Unlimited DVR storage, 70-plus channels for $49.99
  • Sling TV: Get a $45 credit on packages starting at $30
  • AT&T WatchTV: $15 for 35-plus live channels
  • FuboTV: Over 100 channels with cloud DVR for $54.99
  • Philo: 59 channels for $20 month with unlimited DVR

How to watch the BAFTAs live stream in the UK

In the UK, the 2020 BAFTAs will air at 9 p.m. GMT on BBC One and BBC One HD. The live stream will be available on BBC iPlayer.

The 2020 BAFTA nominees

Best Film

  • 1917
  • The Irishman
  • Joker
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Parasite

Best Director

  • Bong Joon-ho – Parasite
  • Sam Mendes – 1917
  • Todd Phillips – Joker
  • Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
  • Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Rick Dalton
  • Adam Driver – Marriage Story as Charlie Barber
  • Taron Egerton – Rocketman as Elton John
  • Joaquin Phoenix – Joker as Arthur Fleck / Joker
  • Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Jessie Buckley – Wild Rose as Rose-Lynn Harlan
  • Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story as Nicole Barber
  • Saoirse Ronan – Little Women as Josephine "Jo" March
  • Charlize Theron – Bombshell as Megyn Kelly
  • Renée Zellweger – Judy as Judy Garland

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood as Fred Rogers
  • Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes as Pope Benedict XVI
  • Al Pacino – The Irishman as Jimmy Hoffa
  • Joe Pesci – The Irishman as Russell Bufalino
  • Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Cliff Booth

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Laura Dern – Marriage Story as Nora Fanshaw
  • Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit as Rosie Betzler
  • Florence Pugh – Little Women as Amy March
  • Margot Robbie – Bombshell as Kayla Pospisil
  • Margot Robbie – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Sharon Tate

Best Original Screenplay

  • Noah Baumbach – Marriage Story
  • Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins and Katie Silberman – Booksmart
  • Han Jin-won and Bong Joon-ho – Parasite
  • Rian Johnson – Knives Out
  • Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Anthony McCarten – The Two Popes
  • Greta Gerwig – Little Women
  • Todd Phillips and Scott Silver – Joker
  • Taika Waititi – Jojo Rabbit
  • Steven Zaillian – The Irishman

Outstanding British Film

  • 1917
  • Bait
  • For Sama
  • Rocketman
  • Sorry We Missed You
  • The Two Popes

For a full list of nominees, go to the Awards.BAFTA.Org.

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Kelly Woo
Streaming Editor

Kelly is the streaming channel editor for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.