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Oscars 2022 Will Have a Host for the First Time in Years

Oscars 2022 Will Have a Host for the First Time in Years

For the last three years, the Academy Awards have been without a celebrity host.

The Oscars went hostless beginning in 2019. That year, the big show was supposed to be hosted by Kevin Hart but he stepped down when some past controversial tweets came to light. ABC never named a replacement host, opting for lots of celeb presenters to keep the show going.

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ABC confirmed to Variety that there would be a host this year for the first time in 3 years.

Past hosts included Jimmy Kimmel (2017 and 2018), Chris Rock (2016), Neil Patrick Harris (2015), Ellen DeGeneres (2014), Seth MacFarlane (2013), Billy Crystal (2012) and James Franco/Anne Hathaway (2011).

This year’s Oscars will take place on Sunday, March 27 (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT). The nominations will be announced on February 8.

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