Amazon's Alexa Adds Voice Commands For The Oscars 2018


Alexa's latest mobile app update is supporting voice commands for the 2018 Oscars Awards, which kicks off on March 4, 2018. Here's a guide on all the voice commands to shout to get the latest news on the 90th Academy Awards.

Amazon's Alexa Prepares For The 2018 Oscar Awards

Amazon Alexa's latest update provides entertainment junkies with all of the need to know updates on the 2018 Oscar Awards, including when the Oscars are airing, what channel the Oscars are on, and real-time updates of winners throughout the ceremony.

Amazon Echo owners can shout "Alexa, who is going to win Best Picture?" or "Alexa, who do you think will win Best Director?" as well as "Alexa, who is going to win Best Actor?" and "Alexa, who you think will win Best Actress?" are some of the voice commands people can use to get 2018 Oscar Awards results.

Who does Alexa think will win the Best Actress award? "For Best Actress, all signs point to Frances McDormand for her performance as Mildred Hayes in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. But the writing's not on the wall. Lady Bird's Saoirse Ronan could swoop in for the win," says Alexa.

During commercial breaks, viewers can also challenge each other by enabling Oscar trivia skills. To start the game, Alexa users can shout, "Alexa, Play Best Picture Oscars."

Alexa will quiz users on a specific year and give four different choices for which movie won the best picture that year. To respond, users must provide a number of their choice. For example, saying "Alexa, three."

To get the latest update, ahead of the 2018 Oscars Awards, smartphone owners can go to the app store and search for Alexa app. Once the update is available, simply tap the Update button.

Stream The 2018 Oscar Awards

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 2018 Oscars airs live on ABC Network at 5 p.m. PST/ 8 p.m. EST.

The 2018 Oscar Awards live stream will be available to those who are subscribed to Fire TV via ABC channels, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu with Live TV, PlayStation Vue, and Sling TV.

Viewers can also watch The 2018 Oscars Awards live stream via the Oscars official YouTube channel,, and

Here's a full guide for all of the different ways to live stream the 2018 Oscars Awards, which will be held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, and kicks off on Mar. 4.

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