Jimmy Kimmel To Host The 2017 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has settled on late night host Jimmy Kimmel to host the 89th Oscars telecast.

Kimmel hosted the Emmy Awards in both 2012 and 2016, but this will be his first time hosting the Oscars. His talk show, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” is now in its fourteenth season on ABC.

Three-time Oscar-nominated producer Michael De Luca and Emmy-nominated producer Jennifer Todd will produce the 89th Oscars telecast which will be held on Sunday, February 26th.

Source: AMPAS