It's official! Jimmy Kimmel will return as the host of the Oscars® 2018, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced. This will be the second time the late-night talk show host of Jimmy Kimmel Live will host Hollywood’s most celebrated event of the year. Also returning to the telecast are veteran Oscar producers: three-time Oscar-nominated Michael De Luca and Emmy®-nominated producer Jennifer Todd, who produced the Oscars 2017. The 90th Academy Awards® will air LIVE OSCAR SUNDAY, March 4th, 2018 on the ABC Television Network.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures. The Academy's corporate management and general policies are overseen by a Board of Governors, which includes representatives from each of the craft branches.
The roster of the Academy's approximately 6,000 motion picture professionals is a "closely guarded secret". While the great majority of its members are based in the United States, membership is open to qualified filmmakers around the world.
Awarded for: Excellence in cinematic achievements
Country: United States
Presented by: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
First awarded: May 16, 1929; 87 years ago
Official website: oscar.go.com