Ellen DeGeneres will host the Oscars for 2nd time

Ellen will return to Oscar-hosting duties for the first time since 2007, she announced on Twitter. "I am so excited to be hosting the Oscars for the second time. You know what they say – the third time’s the charm," she said in a statement.

Norman Weiss has been doing TV Tattle since the week "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled. He is a Hollywood outsider who was born and raised in Hollywood. "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" are broadcast 2 blocks from his high school.