Now that the Emmy Awards are behind us, it’s time to look onto the 85th Academy Awards that will be taking place on February 24, 2013. It’s still a ways away but today the host of the 2013 Oscars was revealed.

The person they chose has never hosted the Oscars before and is a very interesting choice. This person is a comedian and has had great success on television and some recent success in movies as well. This celebrity is not afraid to push the boundaries which people either love them or hate them for it. You may or may not know that they appeared on Star Trek once upon a time and that they hosted SNL not too long ago. An interesting fact is that this person shares the same birthday as my fiance and Homorazzi cast member, Tyrell.

Give up? Find out who the host of the 85th Academy Awards is below and be sure to share your thoughts on the choice.

The host of the 2013 Oscars will be none other than Family Guy star and creator, Seth MacFarlane. “It’s truly an overwhelming privilege to be asked to host the Oscars,” said MacFarlane in a statement. “My thoughts upon hearing the news were, one, I will do my utmost to live up to the high standards set forth by my predecessors; and two, I hope they don’t find out I hosted the Charlie Sheen Roast.”

“We are thrilled to have Seth MacFarlane host the Oscars. His performing skills blend perfectly with our ideas for making the show entertaining and fresh,” said the show’s producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “He will be the consummate host, and we are so happy to be working with him.”