'Morning Quickie': Oscar ratings, Kimmel and Seth Rogen, Lindsay Lohan is pregnant, & March Madness is here

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Viewership was up 12% Sunday when an average of 18.7 million viewers tuned in to see Everything Everywhere All at Once earn best picture honors and dominate the 95th Oscars on ABC with 7 wins.

Jimmy Kimmel was the host. But, Kimmel's wife Molly McNearney, who was also an executive producer of the Oscars telecast, says there were a lot more Will Smith jokes written for the monologue but they were ultimately cut. She tells People, "We didn't want to make this year all about last year. I cannot tell you how many Will Smith jokes we had that then we got rid of. The slap will probably be brought up in Oscars telecasts for years to come.

Back to Jimmy, he was joined by Seth Rogen the other night discussing the big awards show. Seth Rogen has come a long way in his career to be sitting the Oscars.

Actress and former child star Lindsay Lohan is expecting her first child with husband Bader Shammas. Lohan confirmed the news to “TMZ” and shared a photo of a baby onesie on Instagram. Lohan & Shammas tied the knot in 2021.

And today is the day! The start of the Men’s NCAA Tournament, get those brackets filled out with your morning coffee at work. $16.3 Billion dollars: that’s the amount of Corporate losses due to unproductive workers during March Madness. The average worker while on the clock will watch 6 hours of college hoops during the tournament. 37% of folks have admitted to calling in sick for the start of the big dance. Also, this is the most popular weekend among males to get a vasectomy. Do whatever you have to do to watch some college hoops over the next several days.

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