Producers for the Oscars said on Wednesday that comedian and actor Chris Rock will host the 2016 awards show. Rock helmed the show once before in 2005. "Chris Rock is a comedic powerhouse who will bring tremendous energy to the event, and we're honored to have him," said ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee in a statement. The Oscars, which will be broadcast live in more than 225 countries and territories, is set to air at 7 p.m est on Sunday, Feb. 28 2016 on Walt Disney Co.'s network ABC.
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