Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Oscar host to announce nominations

The Oscar host Seth MacFarlane will help announce the nominations for 2013

The host of the Academy Awards will help announce the Oscar nominations for the first time in 40 years.

Academy officials said Oscar host Seth MacFarlane will join actress Emma Stone to reveal the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards.

This is the first time since 1972 that an Oscar host has participated in the nominations announcement.

Charlton Heston was the only other show host to announce Oscar nominees.

Seth and Emma will reveal the contenders early Thursday morning from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' headquarters in Beverly Hills.

The Academy Awards will be presented on February 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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