The Oscars Likely to Have Multiple Hosts, Many A-Listers in the Conversation (Exclusive)

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The Oscars Likely to Have Multiple Hosts, Many A-Listers in the Conversation (Exclusive)
If you’re putting together the biggest awards show of the year and looking for ratings, what do you do when one host isn’t enough? Well, hire a few.

After ABC announced there will, in fact, be a host for the upcoming 94th Oscars, Variety has exclusively learned that the Academy is eyeing more than one host.

Over the past few weeks, the team behind the upcoming Oscars has reached out to multiple celebrities with the idea of putting together possible pairings. No hosts have been settled on and discussions are still in the early stages. The decision, which is still a ways away, will ultimately be made by the Academy, ABC and producer Will Packer.

The Academy and ABC declined to comment.

The Oscars haven’t had a host for the past three years (Jimmy Kimmel was the last host in 2018), and taking the emcee mantle solo can be a lot of pressure.
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