Mar 3, 2014 ... Despite being labeled "boring" early on and crashing Twitter with a 'selfie', Ellen DeGeneres at least avoided anything remotely like We Saw ...
Mar 2, 2014 ... Most of the winners were predictable and host Ellen DeGeneres was ... In any case, it was too much even if she did set a Twitter record by ... playing it safe after the controversy their 2013 host Seth MacFarlane generated.
Aug 2, 2013 ... Ellen DeGeneres hosted the Oscars in 2007 ... a disservice to say that Ellen DeGeneres as Oscars host is the "safe choice" after a year with Seth MacFarlane, the Family Guy creator and, for some Americans, an unfamiliar name, played the role. ... She's not too old. ... She hosted in 2007 and did a fine job.
Aug 2, 2013 ... When you're mulling over the news that Ellen DeGeneres will host next year's ... too, and his 2012 Oscars were exactly as boring as a safe show can be. ... right down to the decision to play off winners with the Jaws theme.
Mar 3, 2014 ... If you just look at the numbers, Ellen should host the Oscars every year. Ratings- wise, last night's Academy Awards broadcast hosted by Ellen DeGeneres was the most successful ... Ellen's Oscar telecast did pretty well on social media, too. ... But she may very well be the safe choice in terms of ratings.
Feb 27, 2016 ... Ellen DeGeneres, Billy Crystal and Hugh Jackman in our poll ... The ceremony for the 89th Academy Awards will take place in Hollywood's ... couldn't help but think that DeGeneres' stab at hosting was played a little too safe.
Feb 26, 2017 ... ... themselves out of contention (Hugh Jackman, Ellen DeGeneres) before they risk ... Or maybe playing Oscar host is the second-least rewarding job in ... did this past fall, making him the first person to host both ceremonies in ... comedy: everything felt just a bit too neatly packaged, too safe, too ephemeral.
Feb 21, 2014 ... Ellen DeGeneres, pictured December 9, 2006, has been set to host the 79th Academy Awards telecast, which will air on February 25, 2007. ... DeGeneres, 55, is the proverbial “safe” choice — someone who can deliver some ... by critics who considered it too overly familiar and full of old-school shtick.
The Academy Awards are Hollywood's biggest night, and the job of hosting the ... BEST: Ellen DeGeneres. DeGeneres has hosted the Oscars twice, once in 2007 and once in 2014. It's safe to say her most recent outing is her most successful. ... in 1996, though, with excellent jokes like this: "Elisabeth Shue played a hooker.