(CNN) — Standup comedians are having a comeback moment. First, Tracy Morgan returned to host Saturday Night Live after a devastating car accident and announced that he would tour in 2016. Then, Eddie Murphy dipped a toe back into standup while accepting the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday (October 18).
The beloved comic announced on Twitter on Wednesday (October 21) that he'll be back to host the Oscars in 2016, for a second time.
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