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Jimmy Kimmel returning to host next year's Oscars

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

He hosted one of the craziest Oscar ceremonies of all time and now, Jimmy Kimmel is coming back to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, for more.

The Academy took it to its Twitter handle to post, "No one can throw a party 90 years in the making like @JimmyKimmel and producers Michael De Luca & Jennifer Todd! Welcome back! #Oscars90."

The 49-year-old comedian and chat show host later tweeted about his return, writing, "Thanks to @TheAcademy for asking me to host The #again (assuming I opened the right envelope)."

The 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' host was referring to this year's infamous envelope mix-up, wherein 'La La Land' was mistakenly announced as best picture winner instead of 'Moonlight.'

On a related note, no-one has hosted the in back-to-back years since Billy Crystal in 1997-98.

The 90th Academy Awards will air live on ABC Sunday, March 4, 2018.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 01:14 IST
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