SETH MACFARLANE

  • 'Family Guy' fans start petition to resurrect show's beloved talking dog November 26, 2013

    Los Angeles: Thousands of fans of the Fox animated comedy series 'Family Guy' signed a petition on Monday demanding that the network and show's creator bring back a beloved talkingdog character whose death stunned viewers in the latest episode. Brian Griffin, the character voiced by 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane, was...
  • Seth MacFarlane approached for Oscars again? April 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: Seth MacFarlane may have shown reluctance to return as an Oscar host but producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are apparently keen to bring him back for the high profile job. Zadan and Meron are returning to oversee the Oscars in 2014 and they reportedly want the 'Family Guy'...
  • MacFarlane says 'no way' he would host Oscars again February 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Comedian Seth MacFarlane said on Tuesday that he would not host the star-studded Academy Awards ceremony again, after TV critics panned Sunday's show. 'Family Guy' creator and star MacFarlane was asked on Twitter whether he would host the Oscars a second time after making his debut in Sunday's show,...
  • The Onion apologises to Quvenzhane Wallis for offensive tweet February 26, 2013

    New York: The Onion is apologizing for calling the 9-year-old star of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' a vulgar and offensive name on Twitter, an attack that led to a firestorm online. The satirical newspaper on Sunday referred to Quvenzhane Wallis with an expletive intended to denigrate women. The Onion was...
  • 10 funniest Oscar hosting moments of all time February 25, 2013

    Rookie Oscar host Seth MacFarlane casually slung a string of zingers at some of Hollywood's biggest names, including a musical tribute to female frontal nudity in the movies, as he launched the Academy Awards show on a decisively edgy note. It's never been easy hosting what is cinema's biggest night....
  • Best and worst of Oscar jokes by host Seth MacFarlane February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rookie Oscar host Seth MacFarlane casually slung a string of zingers at some of Hollywood's biggest names, including a musical tribute to female frontal nudity in the movies, as he launched the Academy Awards show on Sunday on a decisively provocative note. In an opening monologue and package of...
  • Oscar show promises music, megastars and James Bond February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Bigger stars, more music and edgier comedy are on the menu for Sunday's Oscar ceremony, when the most coveted awards in the movie industry are handed out during a glittering Academy Awards show. Producers of the three-hour Oscar telecast at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre are promising a faster-paced show and...
  • Nicholson, Hoffman join list of Oscar presenters February 23, 2013

    Los Angeles: Multiple Academy Award winners Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman will present at this year's Oscars ceremony, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. Nicholson has been nominated 12 times and won for his leading performances in 'One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest' (1975) and 'As...
  • MacFarlane, Chenoweth to end Oscars with special show February 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: Kristin Chenoweth and host Seth MacFarlane will participate in a special show closing musical performance at the Oscars ceremony this Sunday, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. "After the Best Picture award has been given, Seth and Kristin will perform a special number and we think...
  • Salma Hayek to host this year's Oscar Awards February 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: Academy has added actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta to its starstudded list of Oscar presenters. Hayek earned an Oscar nomination for her leading performance in 'Frida'. She will be seen next in 'Grown Ups 2'. McCarthy earned a nomination for her performance...
  • Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock to present Oscars February 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actresses Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, who have won Oscars in the past, will present this year's Academy Awards on February 24. Berry won the award for her performance in 'Monster's Ball' (2001), Bullock for 'The Blind Side' (2009), Kidman for 'The Hours' (2002)...
  • Oscar producers aim to cut out the boring parts February 5, 2013

    Beverly Hills: The producers of the Academy Awards have good news for those watching at home: They're trying to cut out the boring parts. Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron say they watched 40 years of past ceremonies to finds ways to keep the show moving at a brisk...