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TV Stars Eyeing Oscar: Who Made the Cut? Who Got Snubbed?

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Will Tippin, you done good.

When the Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning, several actors who got their starts on the small screen found themselves in the running for film’s highest honor.

Perhaps the buzziest was Bradley Cooper …READ MORE


Seth MacFarlane Picked to Host 2013 Oscars

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Seth MacFarlane’s terrific opening monologue on last month’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live must’ve caught some VIP eyes.

The Family Guy creator has been tapped to host the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony on …READ MORE


Smash Executive Producers Tapped for Oscar Gig

Neil Meron and Craig Zadan

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences dropped a Bombshell Wednesday when it announced Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce this year’s Oscars ceremony. READ MORE


TiVo: Jennifer Lopez's Alleged (and Denied) 'Slip' Was Oscars' Most-Watched Moment

THE 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - THEATRE - Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 presented on Sunday, February 26 (8:30 p.m., ET/5:30 p.m., PT), from the Hollywood & Highland Center(r) and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (A.M.P.A.S.(r))
JENNIFER LOPEZ, CAMERON DIAZ

You like the Academy Awards’ Best Costume Design and Makeup category, you really like it. How else to explain TiVo’s report that the presentation of that award — by Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz — was the most-watched moment of the telecast among its subscribers?

According to TiVo’s StopWatch next-day ratings service, J.Lo … READ MORE


Ratings: Oscars Inch Up Versus Last Year, Celebrity Apprentice Hits All-Time Low

THE 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - THEATRE - Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 presented on Sunday, February 26 (8:30 p.m., ET/5:30 p.m., PT), from the Hollywood & Highland Center(r) and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (A.M.P.A.S.(r))
ROSE BYRNE, MELISSA MCCARTHY

Billy Crystal, your return as Oscars host looks somewhat mahvelous, based on the early ratings. READ MORE


Billy Crystal's 2012 Oscars Opening Monologue: How Did He Do? Take Our Poll!

THE 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - THEATRE - Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 presented on Sunday, February 26 (8:30 p.m., ET/5:30 p.m., PT), from the Hollywood & Highland Center(r) and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (A.M.P.A.S.(r))
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The Billy Crystal montage is back!

After 2011′s miserable failure of an experiment with James Franco and Anne Hathaway as Academy Awards co-hosts, the big-screen kudos-fest returned to classic form this year with Billy Crystal donning his emcee tux for …READ MORE


Sacha Baron Cohen Dumps 'Ashes' on Ryan Seacrest at Oscars: Did He Go Too Far?

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“Now you know this isn’t taped. Anything can happen, and it most certainly did. All over my lapel. Those were the words of the incredibly professional, surprisingly good-natured Ryan Seacrest, cutting to commercial after Sacha Baron Cohen — dressed in character from his upcoming comedy The Dictator — dumped an urn of ashes over the E! host in the middle of the Oscars red-carpet telecast.

The incident began when …READ MORE


The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Sunday

THE 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - Billy Crystal serves as host for the 84th Academy Awards, which will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, from the Hollywood & Highland Center(r) and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (ABC/BOB D'AMICO)

On TV this Sunday: Billy Crystal returns as the Oscars‘ Golden Boy, The Walking Dead stages a major conflict, Eastbound & Down hosts a perverse dinner party and more. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Muppets at the Oscars, Janet Jackson on X Factor Rumors and More!

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What’s green and pink and gold all over? It’s the 2012 Academy Awards with extra-special guests The Muppets!

ABC announced Friday that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy will …READ MORE


TV Stars Eying Oscar: Who Made the Cut? Who Got Snubbed?

THE LYING GAME - "Pleased to Meet Me" - Emma, Ethan and Thayer follow up on a lead. Meanwhile, Laurel impresses the crowd at her mom's charity benefit with her singing talents and Rebecca and Alec get to know each other better. (ABC FAMILY/FELICIA GRAHAM)
CHARISMA CARPENTER, ADRIAN PASDAR

The small screen loomed large Tuesday morning with the announcement of Oscar nominations, as a handful of current TV stars found themselves up for film’s highest honor.

The most high profile names to make the cut: READ MORE