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Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel has been selected as host of the 2017 Academy Awards. His selection comes just four months after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences renewed its contract with ABC to air the ceremony through 2028. (ABC has been the exclusive home of the Oscars since 1976.)

The star of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” which also airs on ABC, is no stranger to emcee duties, having hosted the Emmy Awards twice, in 2012 and earlier this year. He has also hosted the ESPYS and the American Music...

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