'Peter Pan' will be the next live musical broadcast by NBC, the network recently announced. NBC's version of 'The Sound of Music' was a ratings hit that surpassed expectations.
Tina Fey won't be hosting the Oscars, she says. During the 2013 Oscars, William Shatner asked "Why couldn't they get Tina [Fey] and Amy [Poehler] to host?"
Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron say they watched 40 years of past ceremonies to finds ways to nip and tuck unnecessary moments that can turn the show into a marathon.
Seth MacFarlane was an offbeat choice when he was announced as the host for the 2013 Oscars. He'll just need to reach out to people beyond his 'Family Guy' audience.
Seth MacFarlane of 'Ted' and 'Family Guy' fame will take on MC duties for this year's Oscar ceremony.