Jimmy Kimmel Named Host of 95th Oscars

(released 11/14/2022)

The 95th Oscars will be televised live from the Dolby (TM) Theatre at Ovation Hollywood, Sunday March 12, 2023, on ABC. Emmy┬« Award-winning late-night talk show host and producer Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the 95th Oscars┬«, executive producers and showrunners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner announced on November 7th.  Kimmel hosted back-to-back broadcasts in 2017 (89th Awards) and 2018 (90th Awards). Molly McNearney will also serve as an executive producer.

The written announcement went on:

"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 Weiss and Kirshner.

"Being invited to host the Oscars for a third time is either a great honor or a trap.  Either way, I am grateful to the Academy for asking me so quickly after everyone good said no," said Kimmel.

Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and recently signed a three-year contract extension, making him one of the longest-running talk show hosts in American television history.

You can watch the Oscars live March 12, 2023 at 8ET/5PT on ABC.

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