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Jimmy Kimmel to Host 2017 Academy Awards

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Monday, 05 Dec 2016 12:51 PM

Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped to host the 2017 Academy Awards, Variety has learned.

The "Jimmy Kimmel Live" star has hosted major several awards shows in the past, notably the 2012 and 2016 Emmy Awards.

He's also hosted the 2007 ESPYS and the American Music Awards on ABC five times.

It will be his first time hosting the Oscars.

The 89th Academy Awards will air on ABC on February 26, 2017.

The show will be produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd.

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Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped to host the 2017 Academy Awards, Variety has learned.The Jimmy Kimmel Live star has hosted major several awards shows in the past, notably the 2012 and 2016 Emmy Awards.
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