[POLL] Oscars 2017: Who should return as host: Ellen DeGeneres, Hugh Jackman, Whoopi or ??

Producers and host network ABC have not yet announced an emcee for the next Academy Awards ceremony in February, 2017. They could go with someone new (see our recent poll about those options) or it could possibly be someone from Oscars past. Take our new poll and tell us who would be best to return as host.

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Let’s take a look at the eligible choices for this new poll:

Billy Crystal has the most experience with nine hosting assignments in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2004, and 2012.

Ellen DeGeneres was the emcee in 2007 and 2014.

James Franco and Anne Hathaway co-hosted together in 2011.

Whoopi Goldberg has hosted four times in 1994, 1996, 1999, and 2002.

Neil Patrick Harris was the host in 2015.

Hugh Jackman sang, danced, and hosted in 2009.

David Letterman hosted just once in 1995.

Seth MacFarlane was the choice in 2013.

Steve Martin has taken the job three times in 2001, 2003, and 2010 (co-hosting the last time with Alec Baldwin).

Chris Rock was the emcee in 2005 and 2016.

Jon Stewart took the stage in 2006 and 2008.

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