Oscars 2016: The Academy Awards - NBC Southern California

Complete coverage of the 85th annual Academy Awards

Feb 26, 2013

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

Host tweets out reaction from a feline friend about his hosting gig and insists he's not interested in returning as emcee.

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 22, 2013

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

"Family Guy" creator may bring a cheekiness that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars just to see what he might pull. But just how far will Seth MacFarlane push it?

Feb 19, 2013

MacFarlane Gets Oscar-Hosting Advice From Crystal

MacFarlane Gets Oscar-Hosting Advice From Crystal

Academy Awards host said he's spent five months trying to strike a comedic balance that will satisfy the fans of his animated shows and the comparatively highbrow audience inside the Dolby Theatre.

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A front row seat for the 85th annual Academy Awards. The big winners, the brightest stars and the most awe-inspiring fashion gather here to celebrate Hollywood’s most prestigious awards show.