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A Preview Of The 2012 Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, is the oldest, best known and most prestigious awards of the season. The 84th annual celebration of the Oscars will be held this Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

02/20/2012

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Billy Crystal To Host 2012 Oscars

Billy Crystal will replace Eddie Murphy as the host of the 2012 Academy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2011

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Eddie Murphy Exits As Host Of 2012 Oscars

Eddie Murphy has exited as the host of the 2012 Academy Awards Ceremony.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/09/2011

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Director Brett Ratner Resigns As Oscars Producer After Using Homophobic Slur

Director Brett Ratner, who came under fire for using a gay slur after a Los Angeles screening of his film “Tower Heist,” resigned Tuesday as the producer of next year’s Oscar telecast.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2011

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Film Academy Taps 2 Biggies To Produce Oscars

The film academy has tapped Brett Ratner and Don Mischer to produce next year’s Academy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/04/2011