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Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Teams Up With James Bond in New Promo (Video)

In the latest teaser, the comedian serves Pierce Brosnan his first martini.

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A new promo for the Oscars promises that host Seth MacFarlane will inject the Feb. 24 ceremony with his signature humor.

In the teaser, MacFarlane has superimposed himself into a shot from one of the installments of the James Bond franchise, The World in Not Enough, and mocks Pierce Brosnan

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Oscar Host Seth MacFarlane Angers Anti-Defamation League With 'Ted' Segment

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The media-monitoring Jewish group speaks out against a part of Sunday’s telecast, in which a MacFarlane-voiced digital teddy bear joked that Jews control Hollywood.

And the next group to fire outrage at Seth MacFarlane's Oscars performance is … the Anti-Defamation League.

The Jewish group, led by longtime chief Abraham Foxman, issued a statement Monday s...

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Oscars 2013: Who Is Seth MacFarlane?

The “Family Guy” boss and Comedy Central roast master will bring his biting sense of humor — and surprising musical chops — to Sunday’s ceremony.

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As the 85th Academy Awards ceremony approaches, some viewers will find themselves wondering: "Who is Seth MacFarlane? And why is he hosting the Oscars?"

The Family Guy creator at first seemed an odd choice for t...

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THR's Chief Film Critic on Oscar's Biggest Mistakes

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Todd McCarthy on why Spielberg deserved to lose, how the wrong doc won and the night’s pervasive lack of class.

Since producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron banned the evidently stuffy "85th Annual Academy Awards" phrasing from Sunday's broadcast, that's the only name I'm going to use for the poorly managed affair that passed for Hollywood's biggest night...

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Seth MacFarlane as Oscars Host: Hollywood Reacts

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Steve Martin gave him high marks, but a number of others complained about the “Family Guy” creator’s joke about the Lincoln assassination.

Seth MacFarlane’s turn as Oscar host drew strong praise and as well as lukewarm responses from his Hollywood colleagues.

Veteran Oscar host Steve Martin gave MacFarlane a thumbs up...

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THR's Ultimate Insider's Guide to the Oscars

2013 Issue 8: Oscars

The new issue of The Hollywood Reporter celebrates all things Academy Awards, from a star-studded 16 page portfolio to the untold story of the infamous Snow White disaster. Plus: a director’s brutally honest voting ballot, how award winners thank Harvey Weinstein more than God, and what Seth MacFarlane’s sister Rachael really thinks about his hosting gig.

These stories firstappeared in the March ...

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Box Office Milestone: 'Ted' Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

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The R-rated comedy from Seth MacFarlane has become Universal’s highest grossing film of 2012.

It's a big year for Seth MacFarlane.

Universal announced Thursday that Ted – MacFarlane's feature directorial debut — has crossed $500 million at the worldwide box office to become the top-grossing original R comedy of all time, beating the $467.4 million earned byTodd Phillips' The Hangover.

PHOTOS: Fro...

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Has Seth MacFarlane Sworn Off Hosting the Oscars Again?

Just days after his controversial duties at the Academy Awards, he suggests on Twitter that it may have been a one-time gig.

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Is Seth MacFarlane washing his hands of the Oscars?

Just days after hosting the 85th annual Academy Awards, the Family Guy creator may have put to rest the question of whether or not he'd take his turn overseeing...

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THR's Guide to the Oscar Broadcast

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The show is being hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

The 85th Annual Academy Awards will air live on ABC at 5:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET Sunday from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Red carpet coverage starts on E! at 10:30 a.m. PT/1:30 p.m. ET (they might discuss actual carpets in the first few hours), and ABC kicks off its preshow broadcast at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET.

The Oscars...

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Conservative Media Complain About Michelle Obama's Oscars Surprise

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From Twitter to the airwaves, hosts express dismay at the mix of Hollywood and politics.

Conservative media wasted no time complaining about first lady Michelle Obama's presentation of the best picture Oscar during Sunday night's Academy Awards.

The criticism began almost immediately. NewsmanSteven Gregory of KFI-AM, a Los Angeles talk station that ...

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