. And, um, I got a little itchy. So we’ll see what happens. I can’t promise anything.”
So Billy Crystal is available — “They know where I am,” he said. And next year’s producers, Brett Ratner and Don Mischer, have promised to emphasize the funny. Isn’t this a done deal? Who would Ratner dare offer the job to knowing Crystal is waiting in the wings? Who would dare accept it?
But is this what you want to see, PopWatchers? One year after making great efforts to appeal to younger viewers, are the Oscars prepared to lurch into the opposite direction? Or is Billy Crystal a four-quadrant host who can attract viewers of every demo? Vote below.