Seth MacFarlane's entertaining Oscars promos

Seth MacFarlane.

Seth MacFarlane.

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is hosting the Oscars this year. As someone who is known for pushing the envelope when it comes to 'wrong' humour, MacFarlane is a bit of a gutsy choice as host. Hollywood, prepare to be offended.

In the lead up to the event, the ABC network in the US has released a few promo spots staring MacFarlane, who promises that this year's ceremony will "celebrate all of your favourite movies".

In this one he is a guest at the Bates Motel, made famous by Hitchcock's Psycho movie:


And in this, he claims to be Daniel Day-Lewis, pretending be to be Family Guy creator.

The Academy Awards take place in Hollywood on February 24.