LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Comedian Ellen DeGeneres will host the 2014 Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Friday.
“We are thrilled to have Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars,” Zadan and Meron said in a news release.
“As a longtime friend, we had always hoped to find a project for us to do together and nothing could be more exciting than teaming up to do the Oscars,” they said.
It will be the second time DeGeneres has hosted the show.
She previously hosted the 79th Academy Awards back in 2007, garnering an Emmy nomination for her efforts.