Jimmy Kimmel To Host the 2017 Oscars


  • Kimmel previously hosted the Emmys in 2012 and 2016

  • ABC will continue its contract to air the Oscars to 2028

  • 2016's Oscars ceremony dropped viewership to an eight-year low, averaging 34.5 million total viewers

  • Oscars will take place Feb. 26, 2017

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