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It’s Oscar night!  Are you ready for your Oscar party?  In the “old days” (pre-Twitter) watching the Academy Awards meant gathering with some friends around a TV and watching the show. 

In 2016, you might be sharing the evening with your laptop, tablet or phone---with a million of your closest friends on Twitter. According to Twitter, the 2015 Academy Awards telecast was the most tweeted non-sporting live event of the year, with more than 11.2 million Oscar-related tweets over the evening.

Whether you are watching the Oscars with 5 or 5,000 people, here are a few things to help make your party unforgettable.

Good Food
Food can make or break your party.  Buzzfeed offers some appetizer recipes for “Foods to Stress Eat While Rooting for Leo” (link) and Whole Foods just posted some great tips to bring your Oscar A game.

Oscar Ballot
The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly both have downloadable ballots so you can play along!
Download the NY Times Oscar Ballot here or Entertainment Weekly ballot here. 

Live Streaming
No TV to watch the 88th Academy Awards?  No problem!  Time magazine has the scoop on where you can watch the live stream coverage of the Oscars.

Live…Cartoons?
One of Sprint’s favorite tech experts Vala Afshar shared on Twitter today that the New Yorker’s Liz Donnelly will be doing LIVE drawings of the Oscars ceremony!  Old school meets new school.


Live coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET Tonight
The 88th Academy Awards will take place tonight!  Tune into ABC at 7 p.m. ET for red carpet coverage and 8:30 p.m. ET for the main event.   If you are on Twitter tonight while you are watching the Oscars be sure to say hello to @Sprint and don’t forget your Twitter Oscar emoji!


 
Related Links

17 Oscar Snacks To Eat While You’re Rooting For Leo - Buzzfeed

Oscar Ballot - New York Times

Live Oscar Coverage - Time
 

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