BEVERLY HILLS, CA - UPDATE: See the nominees list on abc15.com.
For the first time in 40 years, the host of the Academy Awards helped announce the Oscar nominations.
Oscar host Seth MacFarlane joined actress Emma Stone Thursday to reveal the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards.
This is the first time since 1972 that an Oscar host has participated in the nominations announcement. Charlton Heston was the only other show host to announce Oscar nominees.
MacFarlane and Stone revealed the contenders early Thursday morning from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' headquarters in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The Academy Awards will air Sunday, February 24 on ABC15.
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