Jimmy Kimmel Returns to Host Oscars for First Time Since 2018

It will be his third go-round as Academy Awards emcee

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The 95th Academy Awards will see a familiar face next year: Jimmy Kimmel will return as emcee for the ceremony, which is scheduled for March 12, 2023 on ABC.

Kimmel hosted back-to-back broadcasts in 2017 and 2018, before the Oscars opted to go hostless in 2019 and 2020. Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall split hosting duties for last year’s ceremony.

“We’re super thrilled to have Jimmy score his hat trick on this global stage. We know he will be funny and ready for anything!” said executive producers and showrunners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner in a statement.

“Being invited to host the Oscars for a third time is either a great honor or a trap. Either



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