This will be Oswalt's fourth time hosting the show, which extends his record as the Webbys' most frequent host.
Patton Oswalt will host the 24th Annual Webby Awards on May 19. The show, typically held in New York City, will instead be an Internet celebration with a focus on those using the Internet to respond to the impact of COVID-19. This year's show has been dubbed WFH: Webbys From Home.
In a statement, Oswalt joked: "It's going to be the same as every other night lately -- sitting around in my pajamas, marveling at amazing stuff on the Internet -- except I won't even have to find it myself."
"No one on this planet gets the Internet and can make it funny quite like Patton Oswalt," said Claire Graves, executive director of the Webby Awards. “His comedy is the perfect combination of smart, profane, earnest, and absurd…"