Daily Show host Jon Stewart to host Oscars

by on January 5th, 2006


LOS ANGELES – Jon Stewart has been tapped to host this year’s Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.

The Academy Awards show’s producer said Stewart has many of the qualities of previous masters of ceremonies.

“Jon is the epitome of a perfect host — smart, engaging, irreverent and funny,” producer Gil Cates said.

Etalkinghead Staff