Comedian Jimmy Kimmel to Host 2017 Academy Awards


Host of ABC’s late night with Jimmy Kimmel selected to present the 2017 Academy awards.

It is for the first time that 49-year-old comedian, voice-artist and talk show host kimmel has fronted the most awaited ceremony, which takes place on 26 February.

Confirming the news, he tweeted

Jimmey Kimmel Tweet over hosting the Oscars

Jimmey Kimmel Tweet over hosting the Oscars

About Past Projects

Previously, kimmel has hosted the American music awards and has twice fronted the Emmys-2012 and 2016. Previous presenters of the Oscars include Ellen DeGeneres, Seth MacFarlane, Whoopi Goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris.


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