February 26, 2013, 12:39 PM — Here's how you can download the Oscars app free for your iPad, iPhone, iPad mini or iPod Touch.
1. Go to the Oscars app preview page in iTunes (or tap the link on your iOS device to install the app directly).
2. Click the View in iTunes button.
3. Click the Free button to download the app.
4. Sync your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad mini with iTunes to install the app.
Here's a description and screenshot:
"From NOMINATIONS through OSCAR SUNDAY:
-Access info on nominees, movie trailers, exclusive videos, and photos
-Watch hosted specials on fashion and nominated films and actors
-Cast and share your virtual ballot via MyPicks
On OSCAR SUNDAY:
-Watch your favorite celebrities as they walk the Red Carpet
-Follow the winners backstage in the Dolby Theatre
-See the stars mingle on Hollywood’s biggest night
On OSCAR SUNDAY, get the ultimate insider’s look with our exclusive Backstage Pass. We have over a dozen LIVE backstage and Red Carpet video streams to give you the best view of the action. It’s the perfect companion to have when watching the show on ABC.
Follow the action in “Watch Mode” as our correspondents guide you through the ultimate Oscar Experience. If you’d prefer to call your own shots, switch to “Direct Mode” to control what cameras to view.
For complete coverage on The Oscars®, visit www.oscar.com."