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Oscar watch: Horvitz to direct kudocast

Helmer to take on role for the 7th time

Louis J. Horvitz will helm the 75th Oscar telecast — his seventh consecutive stint as director of the Academy Awards.

Horvitz has directed 10 high-profile TV speshes this year alone, including the 74th Academy Awards, the 28th annual People’s Choice Awards, the Daytime and Primetime Emmy Awards and “The American Film Institute Salute to Tom Hanks.”

Oscarcast is skedded for March 23 at the Kodak Theater.

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