Jimmy Kimmel returning to host next year's Oscars

| Updated: May 17, 2017 06:43 IST

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): He hosted one of the craziest Oscar ceremonies of all time and now, Jimmy Kimmel is coming back to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles for more. The Academy took it to its Twitter handle to post, "No one can throw a party 90 years in the making like @JimmyKimmel and producers Michael De Luca & Jennifer Todd! Welcome back! #Oscars90." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">No one can throw a party 90 years in the making like <a href="https://twitter.com/jimmykimmel">@JimmyKimmel</a> and producers Michael De Luca & Jennifer Todd! Welcome back! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Oscars90?src=hash">#Oscars90</a> <a href="https://t.co/uIlZZ8cWtN">pic.twitter.com/uIlZZ8cWtN</a></p>&mdash; The Academy (@TheAcademy) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheAcademy/status/864503246391357440">May 16, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> The 49-year-old comedian and chat show host later tweeted about his return, writing, "Thanks to @TheAcademy for asking me to host The #Oscars again (assuming I opened the right envelope)." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thanks to <a href="https://twitter.com/TheAcademy">@TheAcademy</a> for asking me to host The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Oscars?src=hash">#Oscars</a> again (assuming I opened the right envelope)</p>&mdash; Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) <a href="https://twitter.com/jimmykimmel/status/864511062556655616">May 16, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> The 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' host was referring to this year's infamous envelope mix-up, wherein 'La La Land' was mistakenly announced as best picture winner instead of 'Moonlight.' On a related note, no-one has hosted the Oscars in back-to-back years since Billy Crystal in 1997-98. The 90th Academy Awards will air live on ABC Sunday, March 4, 2018. (ANI)

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