Stewart to host Oscars

Jon StewartThe Daily Show host Jon Stewart has been chosen to host the 80th Academy Awards this February 24th. He first hosted the Oscars telecast two years ago. Producer Gilbert Cates says, “Jon was a terrific host for the 78th Awards. He is smart, quick, funny, loves movies and is a great guy. What else could one ask for?” Stewart, who has appeared in films such as Big Daddy and Death to Smoochy joked, “I’m thrilled to be asked to host the Academy Awards for the second time because, as they say, the third time’s a charm!”

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  1. Anonymous • September 13, 2007 @ 4:48 PM

    he is amazing and i might actually watch this year

  2. Ginger Grant • September 14, 2007 @ 2:29 AM

    I was hoping Karl Rove might agree to host. As all Daily Show fans know, Mr. Rove is a fine M.C.

  3. Anonymous 2 • September 14, 2007 @ 1:49 PM

    Billy Crystal was better as host.

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