Failing up: Jimmy Kimmel and the Oscars producers get another chance

What do the worst Oscars telecast ratings of the decade and the biggest screw-up in awards show history get you?

Another chance! And an extraordinarily early vote of confidence, at that.

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Jimmy Kimmel and the 89th Oscars producing team of Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd have been asked back for the 90th Academy Awards, set for March 4, 2018, the Academy announced on Twitter Tuesday — about six months earlier than usual.

No one can throw a party 90 years in the making like @JimmyKimmel and producers Michael De Luca & Jennifer Todd! Welcome back! #Oscars90

— The Academy (@TheAcademy) May 16, 2017

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