Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will host the 96th Academy Awards ceremony on ABC, honoring excellence in cinema. Kimmel will be hosting the Oscars telecast for a fourth time, and posted on X: “I am enthused to announce that I am returning to host the #Oscars on Sunday March 10th. Please keep it between us, thanks. @TheAcademy”
Molly McNearney — Kimmel’s wife and executive producer/co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live — will executive produce the ceremony. Academy CEO Bill Kramer and Academy President Janet Yang said in a joint statement: “We are thrilled about Jimmy returning to host and Molly returning as executive producer for the Oscars. They share our love of movies and our commitment to producing a dynamic and entertaining show for our global audience. We are deeply grateful to Jimmy, Molly and their teams for their incredible creativity and partnership and for going on this ride with us again.”
The 96th Academy Awards ceremony is to take place at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live, March 10 on ABC.
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