Late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars(R) for a second consecutive year, and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. The 90th Academy Awards(R) will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Oscar(R) Sunday, March 4, 2018.
“Our Oscars team this year delivered a show that hit every high note,” said Academy CEO Dawn Hudson. “Jimmy brought back the essence and light touch of the greatest hosts of Oscars’ past. Mike and Jennifer’s love of movies is infectious and touched every aspect of the show. This is the perfect team to lead us into the ninth decade.”