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The video begins as Harris ends a phone conversation by saying, "I'm in."
Turning toward the camera and laughing, the camera pans down to a notepad with the headline "NPH's Bucket List," listing some of Harris' real life accomplishments such as:
"Jump out of a plane." Check.
"Saw a lady in half." Check.
"Win a Tony Award." Check.
"Have children." Check, and so on.
At the bottom of the list, however, is the one unchecked item: "Host the Oscars." Neil ends the video by ominously circling this last item with a pen.
Following Harris' announcement, the Academy Awards submitted a press release statement confirming Harris as host of the 87th Academy Awards.
The 2014 Oscar ceremony, with host Ellen DeGeneres, smashed ratings records when it was announced as the most-watched entertainment telecast in 10 years.
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