For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel
will return to host the Oscars telecast, and Michael De Luca
and Jennifer Todd
will produce, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs
announced today. The 90th Academy Awards will air live on the ABC Television Network
and broadcast outlets worldwide on Oscar Sunday, March 4, 2018. Here's what Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs
had to say in her statement.
"Jimmy, Mike and Jennifer are truly an Oscar Dream Team. Mike and Jennifer produced a beautiful show that was visually stunning. And Jimmy proved, from his opening monologue all the way through a finale we could never have imagined, that he is one our finest hosts in Oscar history."
Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of the Emmy-winning Jimmy Kimmel
Live!, ABC's late-night talk show. Now in its 15th season, Jkl has earned six Emmy nominations in the Outstanding Variety Series Talk category,