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February 18, 2015

Academy Awards Party Apps

By Amy Johnsonbaugh


The 87th Academy Awards airs on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern/4:00 p.m. Pacific on ABC. Since 2009 Sprint has been a wireless sponsor of the Oscars® and will have in-show advertising along with an enhanced digital presence on ABC.com.

If you’re hosting an Oscars party, look no further than your Android smartphone, iPhone or iPad to help with party planning and entertainment during your shindig.

Impress your friends with Oscars Trivia
Oscar Movie Awards: See winners for every category from Oscars movie awards from 1929 to 2014. For every movie you can see all other awards it received. You can also search for winners by name or by year. 2015 nominees are included. The app is free for Android devices.

Awards Guide: This directory provides all previous winners as well as the nominees, and includes all Academy Award categories such as Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and more. Celebrate the Oscars since its inaugural year in 1929 to the present day. The app is free iOS devices.

Prepare delicious mixed drinks and appetizers
Mixology™ Drink & Cocktail Recipes: Novice bartenders can impress their friends by whipping up a fancy cocktail using this app. Browse through nearly 8,000 drink recipes and more than 1,000 ingredients. The "Liquor Cabinet" tab lets you enter all the liquor and mixer types you have on hand and search the entire database for all the cocktails you're able to make. The app is free for iOS, Android devices.

Food Network’s In the Kitchen: I used to download and print recipes from Food Network’s website but now I can conveniently find them right in this app. Find yummy appetizers, sure to please your guests! Search by your favorite Food Network chef: Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Guy Fieri, etc. There are easy to follow directions, videos for some recipes, level of difficulty and ratings. The app is free for iOS, Android devices.

Need to watch on your mobile device?
WATCH ABC: With WATCH ABC you can view the ABC network live or full episodes on your mobile device. It puts access to the network right into your hands at home or on the go. Sign in with a participating TV provider account to watch live and to see the most recently aired episode of your favorite ABC shows – including the Academy Awards. The app is free for iOS, Android devices.


Amy Johnsonbaugh is a communications manager for the Apps and Services team at Sprint. Based in Orange County, Calif., she can answer questions related to Sprint-branded or third-party consumer applications, music/entertainment applications, accessibility applications, Sprint ID and family service applications. Amy can be reached at amy.johnsonbaugh@sprint.com.

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