CONtv to Live Stream The Saturn Awards this Friday

The Saturn Awards 2019

The Saturn Awards 2019

The 45th Annual Saturn Awards are taking place this Friday, September 13th, and it was announced yesterday that they will be streamed live, thanks to a partnership with CONtv.

The Saturn Awards are an annual celebration of the best of horror, sci-fi and fantasy. This year’s awards will be hosted by actor and comedian Aisha Tyler, and feature awards spanning film and TV, stars and creators. Star Trek: Discovery has been nominated a total of five times this year: Best Streaming Science Fiction, Action or Fantasy Series; Best Actress in a Streaming Presentation for Sonequa Martin-Green; and Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Presentation for three of Discovery’s stars: Wilson Cruz, Doug Jones, and Ethan Peck. Also expected to appear at the event are Jamie Lee Curtis, Jon Favreau, Kevin Feige, the Duffer Brothers, Katee Sackhoff, and George Takei.

CONtv is the product of a partnership between Cinedigm digital content distribution and Wizard World, the world’s largest comic con producers. CONtv describes itself as “THE digital destination for Comic Con fans”. Their streaming service includes horror, sci-fi and fantasy genre programming.

CONtv’s stream of this year’s awards starts at 6pm pacific on Friday with pre-show and red carpet coverage, and runs through 9pm pacific. You can tune in via CONtv’s linear channels on Pluto TV, STIRR, XUMO, Twitch or Samsung; via apps on iOS, Android, Roku and many Vizio televisions; or via www.contv.com. CONtv is available for free with ads when you sign up, or you can choose to go ad-free for $6.99 a month.


This article was written for the podcast Daily Star Trek News.

Alison Pitt is the writer, producer, and host of Daily Star Trek News, on the Roddenberry Podcast Network. A veteran Star Trek podcaster, she started her career on the weekly show Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast in 2015. She has appeared on panels at Star Trek Las Vegas, WonderCon, and San Diego Comic Con.

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