Video: Watch the Oscar nominations announcement live

05:00 AM, Jan 09, 2013

Oscar statuettes. Don Emmert, AFP/Getty Images/


Watch live as this year’s Oscar host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announce the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards Thursday at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

The announcement marks the first time since 1972 that an Oscar show host has participated in the nominations announcement (that year Charlton Heston did the double duty), USA TODAY’s Bryan Alexander reports.

The Academy Awards air on ABC Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. ET/4 PT.