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Chris Rock's first Oscar promo: Cheeky, as you'd expect

Chris Rock hosted the 77th Academy Awards in

Chris Rock hosted the 77th Academy Awards in 2005. The Best Picture winner was "Million Dollar Baby." Photo Credit: AP

Not one to let the opportunity of a large, captive and possibly bibulous audience slip by, ABC trotted out its first (and last) Chris Rock Oscar promotion of 2015 on New Year's eve. 

Not much to read into this other than the obvious: 1.) Rock will be wearing a tux; b.) Banish the thought that Rock might bring a respectful, obsequious, Honor the Academy! tone to the night. Rock will be Rock. That's a given. Telecast airs Feb. 28:

 

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