OSCARS: Seth MacFarlane's ABC Promos – Video By The Deadline Team January 10, 2013 3:05pm 10 Email This first wave of promos for the Oscars on February 24 is set to hit ABC’s airwaves today and feature host Seth MacFarlane (“ask your kids”) seeing what sticks. Check them out: Related: Meanest Oscar Noms Announcement Ever? – Video ABC, Oscars, Seth MacFarlane Deadline.com Awards OSCARS: Academy… This just in: Wild Bunch Arbitration Moves Spawn Worldview Lawsuit Over Trio Of Films Bloomberg News Sacks 80 Journalists, Including A Critic Of Bloomberg News Isabel Lucas & Luke Ford Warp Into Sci-Fi Action Film ‘SFv1’ MORE This just in: Oscars: David Hill & Reginald Hudlin To Produce 88th Academy Awards Emmys: First Creative Arts Presenters Set VMAs Liked By Instagram: 64M Social Interactions During MTV Broadcast You May Also Like: Awards Oscars: David Hill & Reginald Hudlin To Produce 88th Academy Awards Awards Viola Davis: 'How To Get Away With Murder' Season 2 "Starts With A Bang"… Awards Oscars: With Tomlin, Mirren, Danner, Smith In Play Is Best Actress Race Shaping… PHOTOS Emmys: Jon Hamm, Allison Janney, Christine Baranski & More Do Emmy Double Takes – Photo Gallery The Simpsons Characters Re-Voiced Sans Harry Shearer – Photo Gallery Deadline’s 2015 Emmy Party: Bob Odenkirk, Kiernan Shipka, John Ridley And More – Photo Gallery ‘Carol’ Premiere – Cannes – Photo Gallery This guy is really annoying… and not funny. wrong. I expect this to be one of the funniest Oscar shows since Carson. from your lips to God’s ears….hope so, too. Huh, I didn’t look at it that way. Once stellapurdy makes a statement, it becomes truth. hilarious! keep knocking them out of the park Manoel!!!! He was very good today with the nominations. Most of this videos aren’t funny but the “ask your kids” one was very amusing. I think he’ll do a good job. Annoying and far too impressed with himself. He will do nothing to bring in a younger demographic to an ossified, uninteresting awards show for a product that most 18-25 year olds care nothing about — Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Les Miserables…? And the old fogies won’t know who he is or care. Dumb choice. Count me out. I really dislike this “generational divide”. It’s age-ist. Plenty of people are funnier than this guy, but nowhere near as inexplicably popular. Billy Crystal’s tired shtick guaranteed a change was coming and this is it. My guess is he’ll have better material and therefore pull this off, but Ricky Gervais was the right man for this job. Kevin Spacey would be a decent host. He can sing, he’s a pretty good impressionist, he’s inside to the degree that Hollywood won’t be turned off by his snark, but also sarcastic enough that he won’t turn into a sycophant. Spacey is also at a point in his career that he isn’t whoring for Oscars anymore. Comments are closed.