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The list of esteemed honorees include Gladys Knight, Amy Grant, U2, George Clooney and Tania León, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator.
The 2022 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was held at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 4. Read on for on ways to watch and stream for free.
How to Watch the 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors for Free
This year’s Kennedy Center Honors ceremony will premiere Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, and will stream for Paramount+ Premium subscribers. If you don’t already have access to CBS, you can stream live channels with a free trial from Fubo, Direct TV Stream and other platforms that offer live TV.
Paramount+ Premium is $9.99 a month after a free trial for the first week. The subscription gets you commercial-free access to the streaming library and local CBS stations.
Paramount+ has an Essential plan for $4.99/month and annual plans starting at just $24.99/month (regular $49.99/month) for a limited time only. There’s also a Showtime bundle for $11.99/month or $59.99/year under the current 50% off promo, and if you’re a student, you might be eligible to receive a 25% discount (Paramount+ is also available on Prime Video).
From movies and acclaimed original series to live sports, music and more, Paramount+ gives you plenty of bang for your buck. The lineup of exclusives streaming at no additional charge includes The Game, 1923, Tulsa King, Ink Master, Mayor of Kingstown, Seal Team, Star Trek: Prodigy Star Trek: Picard, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, iCarly and Top Gun: Maverick.
Music lovers will find tons of fascinating specials and documentaries, including Behind the Music, Homeward Bound: A Grammy Salute to the Songs of Paul Simon, Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to All!, Liam Gallagher: Nebworth 22, From Cradle to Stage, Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert and the 65th annual Grammy Awards airing on Feb. 6, 2023.
Watch the video below to see highlights from the 45th annual Kennedy Center Honors.