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: ‘Martian’ Still Frying ‘Pan’ At The Weekend B.O.; ‘Steve Jobs’ Posting Best Theater Average This Year – Late Night Update Obamageddon Hits Westside With POTUS Fundraisers & Road Closures Tegna Blacks Out Dish Network Customers In 38 Markets MORE This just in: Bulgaria’s Oscar Entry ‘The Judgment’ Unexpectedly Timely Amid Europe’s Migrant Crisis John Williams First Composer To Score AFI Life Achievement Award Oscars: Academy Finalizes Foreign-Language Film Contenders You May Also Like: Awards News Gold Derby Oscar Rankings Have 'Spotlight' At The Top Of The Best Picture Race… Awards Oscars: New Producers Reveal Show Plans Including Excitement & "A Little Hint… Awards Oscars: David Hill & Reginald Hudlin To Produce 88th Academy Awards PHOTOS Deadline Studio @ TIFF Part 3: Behind The Scenes With Kate Winslet, Jean Dujardin, Elisabeth Moss & More Deadline Studio @ TIFF Part Two: Eddie Redmayne, Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston And More Deadline Studio At TIFF Part One: Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Sarah Silverman And More – Photo Gallery Emmys: Jon Hamm, Allison Janney, Christine Baranski & More Do Emmy Double Takes – 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.