News: September 2007 Archives

Your complete ’07-’08 awards-season calendar

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Here they are, all the announcement and awards-show dates that make up the awards season we call The Gold Rush ...

Oscars ’08 host: Jon Stewart

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By SANDY COHEN

LOS ANGELES — Jon Stewart is getting a do-over as Oscar host. America’s favorite faux newscaster, who drew mixed reviews for his first stint in 2006, has been picked for a return engagement in February, the film academy announced today. ‘‘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,’’ Stewart said today in a statement from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. ...