No host, no issue!

With the Oscars simply a month away, the window for calling this year’’ s host has actually narrowed every day. In any other year, the host-to-be would be holed up getting ready for the marquee gig, composing jokes and developing an opening monologue.

Not so this year. The 91st Academy Awards will nearly definitely go without a host when it airs live on Feb. 24 on ABC, PEOPLE has actually found out.

When Kevin Hart left of hosting responsibilities last month in the middle of the fall-out from the resurfacing of previous homophobic remarks, speculation was plentiful over who may change him.

““ All alternatives are open, consisting of going without a host or some variation of several hosts,” ” a source knowledgeable about the scenario informed PEOPLE previously this month.

““ There has actually been a great deal of interest from within the market providing names of possible hosts. Absolutely nothing has actually been chosen yet.””


The Twitterverse had a field day with possible names –– Amy and Maya! Tiffany! Lin! –– however going without one headlining entertainer was eventually considered the very best choice.

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While the Academy has actually not discussed prepare for this year’’ s reveal, try to find the night to include more comics than typical and naturally a stunning lineup of A-list stars.

““ No matter what, it will be an amusing night,” ” states the expert.

This year’’ s Academy Awards elections will be revealed at 8:20 a.m. EST/5:20 a.m. PST, on Tuesday, Jan. 22.


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