WHAT'S HOT?

Jimmy Kimmel Live! News

Jimmy Kimmel Live! Poster

TV Info


Category

Talk Show

Genre

Talk-Show, Comedy

Starring :

Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo Jr., Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Diaz, Stu Smith

Video: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Cast Do Back-to-Back Interview for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

July 22, 2014 04:07:31

"" welcomed "" on Monday, July 21. , , , and were on hand to talk about their new movie which is due August 1 in the U.S.

The day before during the movie press junket, Guillermo Rodriguez had a chance to meet the stars. But rather than having the traditional face-to-face interviews, the funnyman preferred to conduct his interviews back-to-back.

...

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Hilariously Reenacts Sia's 'Chandelier' Dance

July 05, 2014 11:07:37

was inspired to learn to dance after watching 's "Chandelier" music video. In the Thursday, July 3 episode of "", the comedian and his sidekick Guillermo met Maddie Ziegler, a 11-year-old dancer who stars in Sia's music video, to receive special training.

Ziegler showed part of the choreography first, before Kimmel and Guillermo took turn to reenact the dance. Ziegler said Kimmel's dance was better than she thought, while Guillermo's performance was okay, but later told the camera that the two funnymen were bad dancers.

...

Susan Sarandon and Jimmy Kimmel Recreate 'Thelma and Louise' Selfie

July 03, 2014 03:07:50

has just recreated a memorable scene from "Thelma & Louise". Appearing on "" Wednesday, July 2, she and recreated the classic selfie from the 1991 movie.

It's the show's host who suggested that they did a modern version of the scene, with an iPhone instead of an instant camera. Since Sarandon's co-star wasn't there, Kimmel stood in for Davis, wearing a long wig to resemble her character Thelma. He even prepared sunglasses and a scarf for Sarandon and a jacket for him.

...

Video: Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Matthew McConaughey Read Mean Tweets on 'JKL'

May 23, 2014 10:05:51

made more celebrities read mean tweets about themselves on his show. didn't seem to be bothered by the tweet which read, "There are people who think Julia Roberts is hot!? Her gigantic mouth looks like it will devour an elephant in one bite."

The Oscar-winning actress laughed it off and even said, "Thank you @kemotherapy7 and good luck." The said Twitter user responded after his tweet was read on "", writing, "OMG I FINALLY MADE CELEBRITY MEAN TWEETS!!! That was the only reason I made a twitter!"

...

Jimmy Kimmel Extends Contract With ABC for Two More Years

May 07, 2014 10:05:43

is staying on ABC at least until 2017. The comedian has extended his contract for "" for another two years as the network remains unfazed by the shake-up on NBC's and CBS' late-night line-up.

It its 11th season, "" places third in terms of total viewers with an average of 2.7 million viewers behind "" (4.5 million) and "" (2.8 million). "JKL", however, gains more viewers in the 18-49 demographic, places second behind "The Tonight Show".

...

Video: Drake Goes Undercover to Interview People About Himself on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

April 12, 2014 09:04:33

went undercover for "Lie Witness" segment on "". The Canadian star sported fake beard, wig and hipster-style frames to interview random people on the streets of Hollywood, asking them about his hosting gig at ESPY Awards which has not happened yet.

One true fan said Drake "definitely killed" it. The young passerby was then asked to perform Drake's song and got surprised when Drake removed his wig and beard, revealing his true self. The fan was invited to "JKL" studio and joined the rapper and host on stage.

...

Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Rogen Turn Romantic in 'True Detective' Spoof

March 12, 2014 07:03:50

Only can turn serious crime drama "" into a love story. A spoof of the hit HBO series starring him and was released under the title "True Detective 2", just a day after the real show aired its season 1 finale on Sunday, March 9.

"Next season will follow two completely different detectives on a completely different case," Kimmel said in the introduction. "There's been much speculation about which actors will be tapped to play those roles, and I'm excited to announce here at Southwest the identity of those actors, and also to announce that it is going to be set here in Austin next season."

...

Rob Ford 'a Little Upset' After Appearing on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

March 04, 2014 03:03:11

held nothing back during an interview with Toronto mayor Rob Ford. As expected, the disgraced politician was grilled about his drug and alcohol issue during his appearance on "" Monday, March 3.

Kimmel read mean comments on Ford following announcement that he would appear on the show. Some Toronto residents called him "disgusting," "embarrassment," "sick", "abusive exploiter," and some others accused him of being racism and homophobia. "Are you homophobic?" Kimmel asked, to which Ford replied with a laugh, "No. Are you?"

...

Rob Ford's Jimmy Kimmel Appearance Irks Toronto Councillors

March 04, 2014 10:03:28

Rob Ford's scheduled appearance on "" has drawn the ire of Toronto councillors. Some of the embattled Toronto Mayor's colleagues fear that his trip to Los Angeles will only further ridicule the city following his admission that he smoked crack.

Councillor Doug Ford, who is running his brother's mayoral re-election campaign, tells The Globe and Mail that his brother's appearance is to promote Toronto's film industry. He claims that he and his brother are "promoting Toronto like no one's promoted Toronto before."

...

Jimmy Kimmel Turns YouTube Videos Into Movies With the Help of A-Listers

March 03, 2014 03:03:17

"" was back with its annual "After the Oscars" special on Sunday, March 2. This time, presented not only one, but four faux movie trailers as he wanted to "adapt popular YouTube videos into big-budget Hollywood movies."

Martin Scorsese introduced the first faux trailer for "Bitman Begins", which was Christopher Nolan-esque take on "Charlie Bit Me". It centered on the rivalry between 's character and his brother, played by Chris' real-life brother , which started with a bite. played the boys' mother and appeared as a man dressing like a monk.

...

Chris Hemsworth Featured in Sneak Peek to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Post-Oscar Special

March 01, 2014 12:03:40

has teased fans with a glimpse at his 9th annual ": After the Oscars" special. In a 30-second "Let It Go" clip, looks pensive as her on-screen mother, , tells him, "Son, it's time, let it go, it's been 30 years." He insists though, "I will find him. I will destroy him."

Elsewhere, in a dark cell, is dressed as a Franciscan monk and holding a candle while telling Chris' younger brother who sits behind bars, "He is coming for you." The prisoner responds, "Then let him come," and Tom replies, "As you wish, my son."

...

Video: Josh Groban Sings 'Special Song' to Salute Jimmy Kimmel on 2000th Episode

February 25, 2014 04:02:07

On the night made his debut as "Late Night" host, celebrated a milestone as his own talk show hit 2000 episodes on Monday, February 24. In his opening monologue, Kimmel made it clear that he didn't have any surprises for his audience, saying, "You know, if this was Oprah's 2,000th show, you guys here in the studio audience would probably walk away with some cool stuff. But it's not Oprah [Winfrey], it's me, so you won't."

But Kimmel got a nice treat from , who prepared a "special song" to celebrate Kimmel's 2000th show. He wanted to look back at what the "" host has done in 11 years, but he apparently didn't do some research first since he kept making the wrong references.

...

Video: Matt Damon Gets Ignored and Mocked on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

February 07, 2014 04:02:11

was invited as guest along with his "" co-stars on "", but it wasn't as he had expected. A year after he hijacked the late-night talk show in January 2013, got his revenge on the actor on Thursday, February 6.

It started early in the episode as asked celebrities to read mean tweets. Damon read a mean tweet written by Kimmel himself, who stood in the corner and mouthed along as Damon read, "Too bad they don't give an Oscar for blowing ass because Matt Damon would win every year. Go buy another zoo and live in it, Bourne I-d**khead."

...

Video: Benedict Cumberbatch Recites R. Kelly's Raunchy 'Genius' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

December 06, 2013 10:12:48

turned up the heat on "" Wednesday, December 4. Stopping by the ABC talk show to promote his new movie "", the British actor was asked to recite 's single "Genius".

Sitting on a stool on a dim-lit set, he dramatically read the sexual lyrics of the hip-hop song. "Go to sleep, and when we wake up, I'mma hit that thing again, promise," he said with a wink, as the audience responded with loud shriek.

...

Jimmy Kimmel Presents 'The First Hanukkah Thanksgiving' Play

November 28, 2013 03:11:14

This year marks the special joint holiday Thanksgivukkah, in which the American holiday of Thanksgiving falls during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. To celebrate the "one-in-a-lifetime occasion" which won't happen again in approximately 79,000 years, invited the Shepard Hill Elementary School Players to reenact the first Hanukkah Thanksgiving on his ABC talk show.

The play began as a Jewish couple got lost and bumped into two Indians who were picking corn for the harvest feast. The Indians invited the Jews to join their Thanksgiving feast, but then they realized that that they didn't have a turkey. The Jews also forgot their Menorah. Just when they thought the holiday was ruined, a "menurkey" came out and saved the holiday. The kids ended it with a rendition of "Oy Vey Gobble Gobble".

...

Video: Sarah Silverman Returns Ex-Beau Jimmy Kimmel's Stuff on 'Live!' Show

November 16, 2013 12:11:47

reunited with his ex-girlfriend on his show, "", Thursday night, November 14. The comedienne took the chance to return his old stuff which he left when he "left" her.

"It's like I never left, only you're married!" she quipped as she greeted the house band and Guillermo Rodriguez, the security on the studio. She then went through Kimmel's stuff, including his old toothbrush, some socks, a Palm Treo charger and a pair of jeans, which looked too big for him now.

...

China Wants a Sincere Apology From Jimmy Kimmel

November 12, 2013 09:11:37

China is not satisfied with 's apology over the controversial skit featured on his talk show "" last month. After two apologies from ABC and several others from Kimmel himself, China's Foreign Ministry has demanded a new one with more sincerity.

Kimmel landed in hot water after airing a skit in which he asked a kid how U.S. should resolve their huge debt to China. The child said, "Kill everyone in China". A number of protesters gathered outside the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood where the talk show is filmed to bash Kimmel and urge ABC to fire him.

...

Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Kids' Reactions to His 'I Ate Your Halloween Candies' Prank

November 06, 2013 12:11:36

For the third year in a row, asked parents to help his annual Halloween prank by telling their children that they ate all their hard-earned Halloween candies. On a Monday, November 4 episode of "", the comedian shared a compilation of videos sent by parents when they jokingly lied to their kids.

"We got an avalanche of great responses," Kimmel said of his prank before playing the video. "It took us the whole weekend to go through them, but we did. And we pieced together our favorites."

...

Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes to Protesters for 'Kill Everyone in China' Joke

October 31, 2013 02:10:50

has spoken to protesters in person after he enraged them with "Kill Everyone in China" joke in an earlier episode of "". On Wednesday, October 30, he spoke to a small group of protesters who were allowed inside the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood where the talk show is filmed. "I feel like we made a mistake putting it on the air," he told the small group.

The comedian later stepped outside to apologize to the crowd holding the signs which read, "Fire Jimmy Kimmel," and, "[Jimmy Kimmel] Promote racial genocide." "I did not mean to upset you," he said, before adding, "I feel bad you did not take it as a joke." He also promised that it would never happen again.

...

ABC Apologizes for 'Kill Everyone in China' Joke on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

October 29, 2013 09:10:14

ABC landed in hot water due to the unscripted comment of "Kill everyone in China" made during the October 16 episode of "". "We're writing to offer our sincere apology," the network says in a statement after getting a storm of backlashes for allowing the insensitive joke to air on its late-night show.

"We would never purposefully broadcast anything to upset the Chinese community, Asian community, anyone of Chinese descent or any community at large...our objective is to entertain," ABC continues, adding that they have "taken swift action" to remove the comment from all media platforms and promised to "edit it out of any future airing of the show."

...

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This TV
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter