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Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane to host Oscars
 
Seth MacFarlane easily recovered from a mic mishap while presenting an award during the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 23.
Seth MacFarlane easily recovered from a mic mishap while presenting an award during the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 23.
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Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Fox's hit animated series Family Guy, will host the 85th annual Academy Awards in February 2013, reports The Washington Post. Though his numerous animated series have been fixtures of Fox's Sunday night animation lineup for several years, MacFarlane's profile grew this summer when his first theatrical film, the R-rated comedy Ted, became a surprise critical and commercial hit. In September, MacFarlane also hosted the premiere episode of Saturday Night Live's 38th season.

 

 

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