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Jimmy Kimmel set to return as host at the 90th Oscars

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LOS ANGELES — Despite his jokes that he’ll never get asked back after the historic envelope flub at this year’s Academy Awards, Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the Oscars once more. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday said Kimmel will return for the 90th Oscars with producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd, the team behind this year ’ s ceremony.

“If you think we screwed up the ending this year, wait until you see what we have planned for the 90th anniver- sary show!” Kimmel said in the official announcement.

It’s an early date to set the host for the 2018 ceremony — Kimmel was not announced host of the 2017 Oscars until Dece mber 2016.

Jimmy Kimmel returns as host of the Oscars

in 2018.

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