Jon Stewart to host 80th Academy Awards

Sep 12, 2007 by Ian Evans

Jon Stewart will host the 80th Academy Awards® producer Gil Cates announced today. This is Stewart’s second time hosting.

“Jon was a terrific host for the 78th Awards,” said Cates. “He is smart, quick, funny, loves movies and is a great guy. What else could one ask for?”

“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,” said Stewart.

The 80th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008.