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After a protracted delay and the most devastating season in Broadway historical past, the 74th Annual Tony Awards are lastly taking place tonight (Sunday, September 26), however they received’t be the standard affair theater lovers have come to count on, and far of the presentation received’t even air on community tv.

As an alternative, what the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have executed is basically break up the night into two two-hour occasions: The primary portion (hosted by Audra McDonald, who’s up for her seventh Tony) will characteristic a lot of the award shows for the pandemic-disrupted 2019-2020 Broadway season, adopted by a “Broadway’s Back!” live performance occasion (hosted by Award winner Leslie Odom Jr.) that may embrace performances from the nominees for Finest Musical plus a number of previous Tony winners, and a dwell presentation of the Awards in three prime classes—Finest Play, Finest Revival of a Play, and Finest Musical. This second half might be broadcast on CBS, however the main portion of the ceremony can solely be streamed on Paramount+, the subscription service owned by CBS’s father or mother firm.

Dizzy but? No must be. We’ve damaged it down for you, under. The present should go on, in any case:


Tony Awards presentation

  • Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET
  • Host: Audra McDonald
  • The place it can occur: Winter Backyard Theatre
  • Who’s nominated? Full list here
  • The place it can air: Paramount+

The Tony Awards Presents: Broadway’s Again!

  • Time: 9 p.m to 11 p.m. ET
  • Host: Leslie Odom Jr.
  • Who’s performing? Full list here
  • What else is going on? Bulletins for Finest Play, Finest Revival of a Play, and Finest Musical
  • The place it can air: CBS and Paramount+

The way to watch or stream these occasions dwell

  • Paramount+: That is the subscription-based streaming service the place you’ll be able to watch the ceremony and live performance. It’s providing a free trial. Find it here.
  • Streaming companies with CBS: Numerous streaming bundles provide CBS, together with Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, and FuboTV.
  • CBS web site and cellular apps: If in case you have login credentials from a pay-TV firm, you’ll be able to stream CBS dwell through its website and cellular apps on iOS or Android.
  • OTA antennas: CBS is an over-the-air broadcast community and out there for free with an antenna.