Oscar overload brings down ABC live stream

Brief outage to live stream over the Internet as a result of heavy demand leads to temporary service outage.

Heavy demand overwhelmed ABC's live streaming from the Oscars Sunday evening with video interruptions for many users.

A spokesman told Variety in an email that the live video, went "down nationwide due to a traffic overload/greater than expected." The service was restored by 10:45 p.m. Eastern, according to ABC.

 

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