Oscar-winning MacLaine joins the cast for a third series as Americans 'go nuts' for the period drama
But will the British comic repeat his celeb-baiting act, or tone it down a little this year?
Organisers appear to have put 'red carpet power' ahead of movie magic in their choice of nominees
Organisers take a risk after one Tinseltown A-lister threatened to boycott awards if Gervais came back
After two years hosting awards
comic wants to run live podcast
with Jon Stewart, Larry David