Oscar Watch: Horvitz to helm kudocast

Director won 3 Emmys for previous work

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped Louis J. Horvitz to helm the 78th annual Academy Awards telecast.

Gig reps the 10th Oscarcast for Horvitz, who has won three Emmys for his previous work on the kudofest. He recently directed “The Kennedy Center Honors” and the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Oscars will be handed out March 5 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood and broadcast live on ABC.

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