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'Family Guy' funnyman set to host Oscars show

'Family Guy' creator Seth McFarlane presents the award for outstanding reality show host at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
'Family Guy' creator Seth McFarlane presents the award for outstanding reality show host at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters

'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane will host the 2013 Oscars ceremony.

Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron made the announcement yesterday.

"His performing skills blend perfectly with our ideas for making the show entertaining and fresh," the producers said.

MacFarlane is best known for animated TV shows 'Family Guy' and 'American Dad'. He made his film directorial debut this year with 'Ted', which grossed over $420m (€325m).

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