The 5 best candidates to host the 2017 Oscars


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Chris Rock did well Sunday night, but the show had low ratings.

It's a wrap on the 2016 Oscars, but it's never too soon to think about next year. Just ask the Oscar producers themselves.


Chris Rock redeemed his less-than-stellar first Oscar hosting gig in 2005 with a strong performance Sunday night, topped by a funny, incisive opening monologue that touched on #OscarsSoWhite.

But with the ceremony's ratings getting the second-lowest on record, it's not likely Rock will be asked to come back next year.

So here are five suggestions we have for the 2017 host.