Chris Rock Will Host The 2016 Oscars
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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