27 Oscar hosts who would be way more fun than Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the 2018 Oscars, to be held Sunday, March 4, on ABC.
He'll probably do a great job. But there are other options.
For the most part, the hosts for major awards shows are the same people who host late night comedy talk shows. Seth Meyers just handled the Globes, Jimmy Kimmel emceed last year's Oscars, Stephen Colbert had the Emmys, and James Corden will host the Grammys again in January.
It makes sense. Hosting a major awards show is a tough job. They seem perpetually at risk of becoming stale, solemn affairs. It's up to the host to keep it energetic, manage egos of big stars, and honor the TV shows, movies, or songs at the same time. This is pretty much what late-night talk show hosts do on a smaller scale every night.
But in a Balkanized media landscape, where there are so many different kinds of shows,
2018.01.25. 21:18 BY Business Insider :185