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Watchdog Group Officials Urge Oscars Bosses To Ban Seth Macfarlane

1st March 2013

Officials at U.S. family watchdog group the Parents Television Council are petitioning Oscars bosses not to invite Seth Macfarlane back as host - because they didn't approve of his "anti-Semitic" and "sexist" humour.The funnyman behind...

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Mark Wahlberg Brushes Off Oscars Criticism

28th February 2013

Mark Wahlberg can "understand" why Seth Macfarlane's Jewish joke fell flat at the Academy Awards, but insists the Ted skit shouldn't have been taken so "seriously".The Fighter star re-teamed with his movie sidekick Ted, an...

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Tina Fey Won't Host The Oscars

27th February 2013

Tina Fey has no desire to host the Oscars.The '30 Rock' writer and star was tipped to take on the high profile job in 2014 by last Sunday's (24.02.13) presenter Seth MacFarlane, after she won...

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Seth Macfarlane's Oscars: What Went Wrong And Who's To Blame?

By Michael West | 27th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane is "very, very happy" with his Oscars performance, according to producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron who are basking in strong ratings for the 85th Academy Awards, despite the ceremony being among the...

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A Week In News: Seth Divides Oscars Viewers, Jennifer Lawrence Wins Big And It's Goodbye To Affleck's Beard

By Michael West | 27th February 2013

A Family Guy: Forget Ricky Gervais - who managed to insult MOST people during his stint as Golden Globes host - because Seth MacFarlane just about offended everyone at the Oscars on Sunday. Women, Jews,...

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Seth Macfarlane Rules Out Oscars Return

27th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane won't host the Oscars again.The 'Family Guy' creator - who has received a mixed response for his anchoring of the prestigious ceremony on Sunday (24.02.13) - had a lot of ''fun'' at the...

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Seth Macfarlane’S Oscar Jokes Criticized By Lawmakers

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane was always a risky choice as Oscars host; his brash, unflinching style of humor was designed to suck in a younger audience, expanding on that coveted demographic, but what actually happened is...

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Adele Celebrates Oscars Win With Burger

27th February 2013

Adele celebrated her Oscar win with a burger.The 24-year-old singer scooped the Best Original Song prize at the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday evening (24.02.13) for her James Bond theme 'Skyfall' and after collecting her...

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The Things They Tweet: 3529535

26th February 2013

"No way. Lotta fun to have done it, though." Seth Macfarlane replying to a fan who asked if he would consider hosting the Oscars again.

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Seth Macfarlane Will Never Host The Oscars Again – Wonder Why

By Jack de Aguilar | 26th February 2013

Seth Macfarlance hosted The Oscars, and he hosted them badly; at least that’s the general consensus amongst the critics, so it comes as no surprise that The Family Guy creator won’t be donning that black...

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The Onion Offer Apology To Quvenzhane Wallis Over Crude, Offensive, Tweet

By Michael West | 26th February 2013

Quvenzhane Wallis, the 9-year-old actress nominated for Best Actress at the Oscars on Sunday, has received a personal apology from Steve Hannah, the chief executive of satirical newspaper The Onion, after it tweeted an offensive...

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Chris Brown Is 'Really Happy' With 'Beautiful' Rihanna

26th February 2013

Chris Brown is ''really happy'' with Rihanna.The 'Yeah 3x' star confirmed his reconciled relationship with the 'Diamonds' hitmaker - who he split from in February 2009 after violently assaulting her - and hailed her as...

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Ratings Up But That Won't Save Seth Macfarlane's Oscars Reviews

By Hayley Avron | 26th February 2013

They say that all publicity is good publicity, right? Though it has to be said, if Seth Macfarlane happens to be self-googling this morning, he will probably be questioning why they say that and whether...

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Seth Macfarlane Critical Of Oscars' Performance

26th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane was very critical of his Oscars performance.The 'Family Guy' creator came under fire for some of his more risqué jokes while hosting the Academy Awards on Sunday night (24.02.13) and had to be...

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Praise And Complaints: Mixed Reviews For Seth Macfarlane's Oscars 2013 Hosting

By Lorna Greville  | 25th February 2013

Hosting the Oscars is a notoriously difficult task to undertake and it has become, in many ways, increasingly difficult to be funny without seriously irritating a person, or a group of people. For Seth MacFarlane...

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Stars Defend Oscars Host Seth Macfarlane

25th February 2013

Russell Crowe and Steve Martin are among the stars to have defended Seth MacFarlane's stint hosting the Oscars.The 'Family Guy' creator has come under fire for some of his more daring jokes at the Academy...

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Oscars 2013: Seth Macfarlane Oscars Hosting Given A Mauling By Critics

By Contributor | 25th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane was always going to be a contentious choice of Oscar host, as the Academy Awards sought to attract the key 18-49 demographic, but just how did the risqué comedy of the Family Guy...

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Charlize Theron Expected Small Oscars Role

25th February 2013

Charlize Theron claims she was tricked into performing at the Oscars.The 37-year-old star - a former ballerina - thought Academy Awards host Seth MacFarlane wanted her to do something ''small'' when he approached her about...

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Oscars 2013: Jaws Music Cuts Short Acceptance Speeches, Funny Or Disrespectful?

By Michael West | 25th February 2013

One polarizing addition to this year's Oscars ceremony was the use of the classic 'Jaws' theme when acceptance speeches ran a little too long. It made for a cringe-worthy couple of occasions, when frantic producers,...

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Oscars 2013: Seth Macfarlane's Chris Brown And Rihanna Joke Draws Gasps

By Michael West | 25th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane's Chris Brown and Rihanna joke drew audible gaps at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles at the Oscars on Sunday night (February 24, 2013). The Family Guy man took aim at some high...

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Oscars 2013: Seth Macfarlane's 'Boob Song' Kicks Off Academy Awards

By Michael West | 25th February 2013

Seth Macfarlane opened this year's Academy Awards with a pretty bizarre skit that featured James T. Kirk himself William Shatner telling the Family Guy man that he was the worst host in Oscars history (He'd...

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Seth Macfarlane's Pre-oscars Insomnia

24th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane claims his pre-Oscars nerves have made him an insomniac.The 'Family Guy' creator - who is hosting the 85th annual Academy Awards for the first time tonight (24.02.13) at the Dolby Theatre in...

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Adele Oscar Win A Cert? Not Quite! Which Other Contenders Are There?

By Contributor | 22nd February 2013

So everyone reckons that Adele's going to walk away with an Oscar this weekend and, given that she's performing on Sunday (February 24, 2013) at the event, as part of a 50th anniversary James Bond...

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Seth Macfarlane: 'I Won't Host Oscars Again'

22nd February 2013

Seth MacFarlane won't host the Oscars for a second time.Although the 'Family Guy' creator is preparing for his first time as host at Sunday's (24.02.12) ceremony, he is already sure that this will be his...

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The Things They Say: 3518458

22nd February 2013

"How much more is there to find out about these characters? You don’t want to start concocting things like, 'What if Pete finds out he’s half Chinese?' I’ve never heard of a Tv show that...

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The 2013 Oscars: 'It Ain't Over 'Til The Little Lady Sings'

21st February 2013

Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth has been added to the list of performers at Sunday's (24Feb13) Oscars - she'll end the show by performing a song-and-dance routine with host Seth Macfarlane.As the stars make their way to...

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Seth Macfarlane Set For Oscars Song And Dance To Close Show

By Contributor | 21st February 2013

Seth Macfarlane is undoubtedly set to be an unorthodox Oscars host, and there’s all sorts of chat about what everyone could be letting themselves in for. One thing that is definitely happening is that the...

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Seth Macfarlane Prepared For Oscars

19th February 2013

Seth MacFarlane has been preparing to host the Oscars for five months.The funnyman is set to host the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday (24.02.13) and revealed he had ''no...

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Seth Macfarlane At The Oscars: How Denzel Washington Will Help Him Cope

By Lorna Greville  | 19th February 2013

Hosting the Oscars is one of the biggest hosting jobs a person can do in their lifetime, unless you hosted the royal wedding, or... well, that's pretty much the only thing bigger than the Oscars....

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Seth Macfarlane: 'Ted Song Won't Win An Oscar'

18th February 2013

Oscars host Seth Macfarlane doesn't expect to be a winner on Sunday (24Feb13) - because he's convinced Adele's Bond theme will be named Best Song at the Academy Awards.The funnyman's Ted tune Everybody Needs a...

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