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One and done at Oscars for MacFarlane

It looks like it's one and done at the Oscars for Seth MacFarlane. The "Family Guy" creator was asked on his Twitter account whether he'd consider hosting the Academy Awards again and he replied: "No way. Lotta fun to have done it, though."


Seth MacFarlane Tapped to Host 85th Academy Awards

Seth MacFarlane

He's voiced an animated numbskull, a talking dog, a homicidal baby, and a stoned teddy bear -- and now Seth MacFarlane is going to emcee the Academy Awards. The Academy broke the news today on its website, revealing that they're "thrilled" to have him on board to host.


'Family Guy' creator MacFarlane to host Oscars

"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane says being invited to host the 2013 Academy Awards "was the greatest call that I could have gotten in show business." Oscar telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Monday that MacFarlane will host the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony in February.


‘Game of Thrones’ second season finale attracts more than 4 million

Game of Thrones

Sunday’s second-season finale of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” clocked 4.2 million viewers at 9 p.m.  – 1.2 million ahead of the first-season finale crowd of 3 mil. At 4.2 million, the “GoT” episode’s 9 p.m. telecast was on par in the hour with ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (4.3 million), CBS’s “The Good Wife” rerun (4.6 million), and ahead of Fox’s repeats of “Family Guy” and “American Dad” (3.6 million), while running behind NBC’s “Miss USA Pageant (5.8 million).


'Family Guy' creator wishes show would end

The man behind the show wishes the program would end as he expands his empire with "The Flintstones," a singing career and talk of a potential "Star Trek" reboot.


Actor with Down Syndrome Puts Palin in Her Place

In the wake of Palin's attack on Rahm Emmanual for using the term "***** retarded" (which Palin misrepresents as "f-ing retard"), she has repeatedly defended Rush Limbaugh's multiple uses of the word "retards" when referring to people he did not like as "satire."


Palin: 'Family Guy' Down Syndrome Joke 'Heartless'

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's family on Tuesday said the creators of American animated show "Family Guy" were "heartless jerks" after the show appeared to mock Palin’s Down syndrome son in an episode.


Emmy nominations announced

Emmy nominations announced

The nominations for the 61st annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning. The Emmy Awards smiled on some unlikely comedy series nominees Thursday morning, giving nominations to "Family Guy" and "Flight of the Conchords" and leaving out such mainstays as "Two and a Half Men."


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