Oscars 2016: The Academy Awards - NBC Southern California

Complete coverage of the 85th annual Academy Awards

Feb 26, 2013

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Actor removed the facial hair that he felt was a good luck charm throughout awards season.

Feb 24, 2013

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Affleck Vindicated by Win for "Argo"

Ben Affleck suffered one of the biggest snubs of the Oscar season six weeks ago when his name wasn't among the five nominees for Best Director, but as the witching hour approached on Sunday, Affleck was...

Feb 25, 2013

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

Seth Plays Oscar Guy

“Family Guy” and “Ted” creator MacFarlane injected bawdy wit and old-school song-and-dance into the Academy Awards on a night he tried to have it both ways.

Feb 25, 2013

"Argo" Wins Best Picture Oscar

"Argo" Wins Best Picture Oscar

Spielberg shut out as lengthy ceremony showers love on "Pi," "Les Mis" and big musical performances.

Feb 23, 2013

Big Studios Behind Swag-Fueled Oscar Push

Big Studios Behind Swag-Fueled Oscar Push

This year, top Oscar contenders "Argo" from Warner Bros. and "Lincoln" from Disney pitted two deep-pocketed rivals against each other in what some say was an unprecedented level of Oscar campaigning.

Feb 23, 2013

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

The former Canadian ambassador to Iran who protected Americans at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis says it will reflect poorly on Ben Affleck if he doesn't say a few words about Canada's...

Feb 21, 2013

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Following a nail-biting Super Bowl pick, Jimmy Fallon's perceptive puppies are at it again. This time, they've turned their attention to the Oscars.

Feb 21, 2013

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Ben Affleck's CIA thriller has dominated the awards season with wins at the Golden Globes and ceremonies held by the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Guild of America.

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