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Tim McGraw to Perform on Glen Campbell's Behalf at the Oscars | Glen Campbell, Tim McGraw

UpdatePosted 01/29/2015 12:50PM

Tim McGraw to Perform on Glen Campbell's Behalf at the Oscars

Originally posted 01/29/2015 11:30AM

Country fans have a new reason to watch the Oscars this year: Tim McGraw is performing!

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Maria Menounos: 'I Eat Like I'm Going to Play in a Football Game'

Maria Menounos: 'I Eat Like I'm Going to Play in a Football Game'

Originally posted 01/29/2015 06:40AM

The E! host knows what goes into prepping for a red carpet

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The Couple Behind 'Let It Go' Are Writing an Oscar Song for Neil Patrick Harris

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The Couple Behind 'Let It Go' Are Writing an Oscar Song for Neil Patrick Harris

Originally posted 01/27/2015 11:00AM

Still hot from their Frozen success at the 2014 Academy Awards, EGOT-winner Robert Lopez and his wife-collaborator Kristen Anderson-Lopez are writing an original number for first-time Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris to perform during the 2015 telecast.

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SAG-o-Metrics: Predicting the Acting Oscars Based on SAG Nominations (Infographic)

SAG-o-Metrics: Predicting the Acting Oscars Based on SAG Nominations (Infographic)

Originally posted 01/23/2015 08:40AM

One of the great things about awards season is that it provides a rich field for statistic analysis. Attentive viewers can use the Golden Globes (the first major awards show of the season) and SAG Awards (the second) as a sort of predictive measure for the major acting awards at the Oscars.

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Your Guide to Awards Show Season Reaction Shots | Frances McDormand

Your Guide to Awards Show Season Reaction Shots

Originally posted 01/23/2015 06:20AM

Reaction shots are the (occasionally unintended) visual punchlines of award shows. For every tongue-in-cheek Martin Freeman reaction, there's a stone-faced Frances McDormand smash-cut for Twitter to crow over.

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Which Oscar Hopeful Is Set to Host SNL Next?

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J.K. Simmons to Host Saturday Night Live

Originally posted 01/20/2015 09:45AM

Live from New York, it's J.K. Simmons!

After 20 years as a character actor in films like Juno and on shows like Oz, Simmons is finally hitting it big with the critically acclaimed Whiplash, which just earned him a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

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Mindy Kaling Congratulates Reese Witherspoon on Her Oscar Nom – with a 'Wreath Witherspoon'

Mindy Kaling Congratulates Reese Witherspoon on Her Oscar Nom – with a 'Wreath Witherspoon'

Originally posted 01/18/2015 05:30PM

It's the return of Wreath Witherspoon!

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Academy President Speaks Out on Lack of Diversity Among This Year's Oscar Nominees

Academy President Speaks Out on Lack of Diversity Among This Year's Oscar Nominees

Originally posted 01/17/2015 10:00AM

The first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has spoken out about the outrage surrounding the lack of diversity among this year's slate of Oscar nominees – and says the Academy is taking steps to address it going forward.

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What Oscar Snubs? Inside Jennifer Aniston & Angelina Jolie's Night at the Critics' Choice Awards

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What Oscar Snubs? Inside Jennifer Aniston & Angelina Jolie's Night at the Critics' Choice Awards

Originally posted 01/16/2015 10:55AM

Neither Jennifer Aniston nor Angelina Jolie got the call they were probably hoping for on Thursday morning. But by Thursday night, neither seemed the least bit bothered that they were snubbed by the Oscars, as they were all smiles at the Critics' Choice Awards – where they were nominees.

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Neil Patrick Harris Loses Oscar Bet to Daughter – But Debuts New Awards Promo Spot

Neil Patrick Harris Loses Oscar Bet to Daughter – But Debuts New Awards Promo Spot

Originally posted 01/16/2015 10:20AM

And the winner is … not Neil Patrick Harris!

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