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American TV host Jimmy Kimmel set to host the Oscars in 2024

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host the 96th Oscars next year, his fourth time helming the pinnacle event of the Hollywood awards season, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said on Wednesday.

“I always dreamed of hosting the Oscars exactly four times,” Kimmel said in the Academy statement.

The 96th Oscars will air on Walt Disney-owned ABC and broadcast outlets around the world on March 10, 2024. Kimmel also hosted the 95th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre last March and delivered a back-to-basics show that sought to celebrate a moviegoing rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, earning an Emmy nomination for his stint.

The host and executive producer of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” also hosted the Oscars in both 2017 and 2018.

In other news – BBryoni Govender reaches the Miss Universe top 10 Silver finalists

Bryoni Govender progresses to the top in the 72nd Miss Universe competition. The 1st-runner up Miss SA 2023 reaches a laudable milestone in the Miss Universe competition as she is announced as one of the top 10 silver finalists.

“The 72nd Miss Universe Voice for Change presented by @mouawad and @citalksofficial has reached a significant milestone, and we’re thrilled to announce the 10 Silver Finalists who are making waves with their impactful messages,” Miss Universe organisation wrote. Read More

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