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Inside Seth MacFarlane's Grand Oscar Party | Charlize Theron, Seth MacFarlane

Caught in the Act

UpdatePosted 02/25/2013 04:30PM

Seth MacFarlane & Charlize Theron 'Talk & Laugh' at Oscars After-Party

Originally posted 02/25/2013 03:20PM

Seth MacFarlane was really the host with the most after the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday.

Following the Oscars, the Family Guy creator hosted 500 people at an after-party at the Lot in West Hollywood.

Accompanied by a 100-piece orchestra, MacFarlane performed a few numbers for guests including "Someday."

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10 Unforgettable Oscar Quotes | Ben Affleck, Seth MacFarlane

10 Unforgettable Oscar Quotes

Originally posted 02/25/2013 02:10AM

From Seth's take on Ben's snub to Jen's hunger pains, relive the night's memorable one-liners

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REVIEW: Don't Credit Seth MacFarlane for Oscar's Best Moments | Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane: Why He Didn't Work as Oscar Host

Originally posted 02/25/2013 10:30AM

Hosting the Oscars, they say, is a thankless job. So, Seth MacFarlane, thanks for nothing.

This isn't to say he can be blamed for a long evening that seemed to be devoted more to singing than handing out awards.

On the other hand, he doesn't get credit for the show's best moments, either: Adele's powerful performance of "Skyfall," Daniel Day-Lewis's charmingly stiff humor in his acceptance speech for Lincoln – it was so like Abe! – or Michelle Obama's surprising and generous gesture: appearing via satellite to announce the Best Picture winner.

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Relive the Best One-Liners and Tweets from the Oscars! | Ben Affleck

Relive the Best One-Liners and Tweets from the Oscars!

Originally posted 02/25/2013 12:00AM

Check out the highlights of what celebs and readers had to say about Hollywood's biggest night

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Did Seth MacFarlane's Oscar Jokes Go Too Far? | Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane Brings His Risky Brand of Humor to the Oscars

Originally posted 02/25/2013 12:45AM

Hollywood's biggest night went off without a hitch, but host Seth MacFarlane garnered mixed reactions from viewers.

From an opening monologue that touched on race to a musical number with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe, MacFarlane's stint as Oscar host delighted some and infuriated others.

Here's what you had to say about MacFarlane's performance at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday:

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You're Invited to PEOPLE.com's Live Oscars Party!

You're Invited to PEOPLE.com's Oscars Party!

Originally posted 02/24/2013 08:40AM

Oscars host Seth MacFarlane isn't the only one gearing up for Hollywood's biggest night – we are too!

Be a part of the glamour and excitement Sunday starting at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT when we roll out the red carpet for our PEOPLE.com VIPs.

Here's what you can expect:
• Tune in to our live red carpet preshow for exclusive A-list interviews
• Be the first to see the gorgeous gowns – and make your own best-dressed list
• Download your own play-along ballot – and vote on your Academy Awards picks
• Tweet with our editors at #PeopleOscars, and watch the conversation on our homepage. We'll be joined by DKNY PR Girl (@dkny), model Coco Rocha (@cocorocha), the hilarious Go Fug Yourself (@fuggirls), @WhoWhatWear and blogger @Possessionista!
• Take our up-to-the-minute Oscars polls

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What Your Oscar Picks Say About You

Facebook Research Says Your Oscar Picks Say More About You Than You Realize

Originally posted 02/22/2013 12:00PM

A person's favorite film says a lot about – especially when it's Oscar season.

Researchers at Facebook have found some interesting links between moviegoers' Oscar picks and their other interests.

For example, if you're rooting for David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook to take home Best Picture during Sunday's 85th Academy Awards, chances are your other interests on Facebook include Smarties (the candy!), musical acts LMFAO and Ke$ha and films like Wreck-It Ralph and Despicable Me.

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Hold on to Your Popcorn! Seth MacFarlane Is Letting It Fly for Oscars | Seth MacFarlane

PHOTO: Seth MacFarlane Lets Popcorn Fly in New Oscar Promo

Originally posted 02/21/2013 04:45PM

Seth MacFarlane isn't crying over spilled popcorn.

Before he gets down to the business of hosting on Sunday's 85th Annual Academy Awards, MacFarlane 39, posed in a lighthearted set of promotional photos, leading up to Hollywood's biggest night.

In one of the shots, the Family Guy creator is holding a tub of popcorn – but in the next, the kernels are flying everywhere, much to the star's delight. In another shot, MacFarlane does his best impression of Oscar himself.

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Seth MacFarlane Jokes About Daniel Day-Lewis in First Academy Awards Promo

Originally posted 01/10/2013 11:00AM



Presenting the host of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, Seth MacFarlane! Or is it?

Just after announcing the 2013 Oscar nominees with Emma Stone Thursday morning, PEOPLE.com has an exclusive first look at MacFarlane's first promo for the big telecast, which airs Feb. 24 on ABC.

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It's Oscar Time! And the Nominees Are ... | Emma Stone, Seth MacFarlane

UpdatePosted 01/10/2013 09:05AM

Academy Award Nominations: Lincoln Leads the Pack

Originally posted 01/10/2013 08:15AM

This year's Oscars may not take place until Feb. 24, but the ceremony's host, Seth MacFarlane, already started earning his salary Thursday morning – by joining Emma Stone to announce the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' headquarters in Beverly Hills.

And the name that kept coming up: Lincoln, which reaped the lion's share number of nominations, 12, including those for Best Picture, Best Director Steven Spielberg, Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Supporting Actress Sally Field.

Other highly recognized films were Life of Pi, with 11 nominations; Les Misérables, with nine; and Argo, with seven, though, surprisingly, not one for its director Ben Affleck.

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