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ABC executive confirms there will be no host for this year's Oscars telecast

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ABC executive confirms there will be no host for this year's Oscars telecastNetwork entertainment president Karey Burke said that the broadcast will feature a "phenomenal" lineup of presenters, with the advantage of nominees that are box-office hits.
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This year’s Oscar ceremony will go ahead without an official host for only the second time in its history, an ABC television executive said on Tuesday. Speaking just three weeks before the highest honors in the movie industry are handed out, ABC entertainment president Karey Burke said the Feb. 24...

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