Late-night talk show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host the 2017 Academy Awards, multiple outlets reported on Monday. The Jimmy Kimmel Live! star has hosted the 2012 and 2016 Emmy Awards, the 2007 ESPYs, and the American Music Awards five separate times, but this will be his first time ever hosting the Oscars. The show will air on his home network, ABC, on February 26, 2017.
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