What could possibly go wrong?
In a moment of inspiration, or a possible drunken haze, Oscars producers have announced the Ted and Family Guy creator as the host of the 85th Annual Academy Awards.
Replacing last year's host Billy Crystal, the 38 year old should deliver exactly what any ceremony needs- comedy, singing, bad taste and extraordinary profanity.
As anyone familiar with any of MacFarlane's output will know, no subject is beyond the pale.
It could make the ceremony on 24th February unmissable.