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I'm a longtime contributor to MTV, Billboard, Alternative Press and MovieWeb. I've worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC and E!. I have provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, IFC, G4, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. I have written for Huffington Post, Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com, NextMovie.com, MTV's television and movie blogs and other publications. I am the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, online and aftermarket content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Sony and Warner Bros. I personally handle artist management for a handful of bands. "Ryan Downey has established a history of breaking some good scoops in the last few years, and you could certainly do worse than bookmark [him] to check in on." -- Ain't It Cool

Monday, February 25, 2013

MTV: Oscars Five Funniest Moments

Seth MacFarlane's jokes were so bad at the Oscars, Captain James T. Kirk had to travel back in time to try to help him. Of course, that was the gag. MacFarlane mocked plenty of people, including himself, while hosting the 85th annual Academy Awards. The "Family Guy" creator's mere invitation to head up Hollywood's most prestigious affair offered some forewarning that the telecast would have more irreverence than any past ceremonies. CLICK HERE to read the rest of my report.

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