21 April 2014 10:26 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

With ratings on the rise over the last three years, the Academy is sticking with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron as Oscarcast producers. The duo's "showmanship has elevated the show to new heights and we are excited to keep the momentum going with this creative partnership," AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said via press release. Added Academy CEO Dawn Hudson, "This year's show reached viewers of all ages and set social media records, proving that Craig and Neil are masters at tapping into the zeitgeist and capturing the hearts of movie fans around the world." I wouldn't say a paid-for-by-Samsung bit featuring a selfie and some arbitrary Pink equates to being "masters at tapping into the zeitgeist," nor would I say anything captures the heart of movie fans around the world more than the movies themselves. But that's me. I feel like this run is going stale (and I was »

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