Transcript for Chris Rock Returns to Host the Oscars
Test Text1 plain All right. Now to this morning's "Speed feed." Chris rock is back as oscars host ten years later, here's ABC's nick watt with the story. All right, welcome to the 77th and last academy awards. Reporter: That was 2005 when Chris rock last hosted the biggest gig in town. Okay, if you want Denzel and all you can get is me, wait. Get Denzel's a fine actor, okay, he would never make "Pootie tang." Reporter: This is rock just tweeting, look who's back. He'll be less shticky than nph. Acting is a noble profession. Reporter: But will he be better than Ellen the year before? Surely better than James Franco in '11. Congratulation, nerds. Reporter: Now rock is joining the exclusive invited back club with bob hope, Billy crystal, Steve martin, whoopi Goldberg, Johnny Carson. Halle berry won the Oscar, Nicole kidman was smiling so wide she should have won an Emmy at the oscars for her great performance. Reporter: With Chris rock back, it'll be worth watching, belly laughing or grimacing through your fingers. Tobey Maguire is just a boy in tights, okay. Reporter: For "Good morning America," nick watt, ABC news, Los Angeles. Oh, boy. Last year's host Neil Patrick Harris tweeted Chris rock is hosting the oscars. Brilliant choice. Just brilliant. He'll be awesome. He will. So, guy, who are your favorite hosts? How about Ellen was fantastic. I like the Alec baldwin/steve martin pairing. Hugh Jackman was mine. The singing. Seth Mcfarland. It was interesting. It was a little mean but it was interesting. Sort of like a -- I liked Jon Stewart. Nostalgic. I'm a big Billy crystal fan. I love Billy crystal. It'll be fun no matter what. Always a great night. All right.
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