Jimmy Kimmel

American talk show host and comedian

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Jimmy Kimmel: American talk show host and comedian
James Christian Kimmel is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that premiered on ABC on January 26, 2003, at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California; and on April 1, 2019, at a secondary home, the Zappos Theater on the Las Vegas Strip. Kimmel hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012, 2016 and 2020, and the Academy Awards in 2017 and 2018.

Jimmy Kimmel on Low Emmys 2020 Ratings | THR News [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel on Low Emmys 2020 Ratings | THR News

Jimmy Kimmel addressed the all-time-low ratings for the 72nd annual Emmys ceremony, which he hosted, at the top of his ABC show on Monday.

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Jimmy Kimmel reacts after virtual Emmys attracts lowest-ever audience [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel reacts after virtual Emmys attracts lowest-ever audience

Jimmy Kimmel addressed the lowest-ever Emmy ratings after hosting the virtual awards ceremony on Sunday night as he made his talk show return.

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Jennifer Aniston gets help from her Friends with surprise Emmys reunion [Video]

Jennifer Aniston gets help from her Friends with surprise Emmys reunion

Jennifer Aniston hosted a mini Friends reunion during the 72nd Primetime EmmyAwards. The actress was joined at home by her former co-stars Courteney Coxand Lisa Kudrow after earlier making a surprise..

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Jimmy Kimmel Talks Hosting Virtual 2020 Emmys | THR News [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel Talks Hosting Virtual 2020 Emmys | THR News

On Sept. 20, Jimmy Kimmel will have the unenviable task of having to turn a virtual awards show into must-see TV. Kimmel, who’ll emcee the event audience-free from Staples Center in Los Angeles,..

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Amber Riley Honors Naya Rivera In Powerful 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Tribute [Video]

Amber Riley Honors Naya Rivera In Powerful 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Tribute

Amber Riley delivered a searing tribute to her “Glee” co-star Naya Rivera during Jimmy Kimmel Live. It was a much-anticipated performance on the show, according to HuffPost. The actor and singer..

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Emmys 2020: The biggest losers (including Netflix), on an unusual night

Jennifer Aniston and more big stars were passed over during Sunday's Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. - Published

Emmys 2020: Jimmy Kimmel kicks off an audience-free awards, as 'Schitt's Creek' shines in comedy

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Emmys 2020: 'Schitt's Creek' wins three awards, including honors for Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara

The pandemic is forcing the 72nd Emmys to be the first virtual show ever. Sunday's awards – hosted by Jimmy Kimmel – honor TV's best and brightest. - Published

Emmys 2020: Jimmy Kimmel kicks off a weird, virtual night while the world burns around him

The 2020 Emmy Awards looked like no other Emmys in history due to the COVID pandemic. Here are the highs, and the lows of the ceremony and winners. - Published

Emmy Awards 2020: Jimmy Kimmel kicks off virtual ceremony

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Jimmy Kimmel on hosting the 2020 Emmys, alone: 'I should get all the gift baskets'

Jimmy Kimmel is hosting the Emmys for the third time, but this one's definitely not the charm: He'll be alone in Staples Center for a COVID ceremony. - Published

Emmys, not surprisingly, abandon in-person ceremony for virtual show due to pandemic

Emmy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel and producers informed nominees that the Sept. 20 ceremony will be virtual instead of in person in Los Angeles. - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Jeremy, Cosby, Kimmel.

Adult film star Ron Jeremy charged with rape, sexual assault; Bill Cosby appeal will test scope of #MeToo prosecutions; Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for use of blackface in sketches. (24 June) - Published

Adam Carolla backs Jimmy Kimmel but says Karl Malone, Oprah impressions are 'not blackface'

Adam Carolla backed Jimmy Kimmel, who apologized Tuesday for past blackface appearances. The podcaster said comedians need room to 'push boundaries. - Published

Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for 'embarrassing' blackface sketches, says he's 'evolved'

Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel addressed his past history of blackface, a day after Donald J. Trump Jr. bashed him on Twitter. - Published

Jimmy Kimmel: TV host sorry for blackface sketches

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Megan Fox denies being 'preyed upon' by Michael Bay after resurfaced interview clip

After a 2009 interview with Jimmy Kimmel resurfaced, Megan Fox has denied mistreatment from director Michael Bay in an Instagram post. - Published

Jimmy Kimmel announces a summer break from his show as Matt Damon crashes to say he isn't happy

Jimmy Kimmel is going on a break and says guest hosts will fill in this summer. See Matt Damon react to the news at Kimmel's house. - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Kimmel, Bob, Schroeder

Jimmy Kimmel to host the Emmys; Famous feline of "A Street Cat Named Bob" dies ; Stassi Schroeder announces pregnancy. (June 17) - Published

Fact check: Vice President Mike Pence did not carry empty boxes of PPE into a hospital

A since deleted video by Jimmy Kimmel alleges that Vice President Mike Pence delivered empty boxes of personal protective equipment. - Published

Trump sounds off on 'no talent' late-night hosts; Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert fire back

Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert are firing back at President Donald Trump, who slammed them along with fellow comedians Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon. - Published

Aww! Tom Holland gives Jimmy Kimmel's son a virtual Spider-Man birthday surprise amid quarantine

Tom Holland gave Jimmy Kimmel's Spider-Man-loving son the best birthday surprise amid coronavirus quarantine. - Published

Fallon, Colbert, Kimmel 'work from home' amid coronavirus with help from kids, wives and dogs

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The ‘Man Show’ Diaspora

The Comedy Central raunch-fest didn’t seem like it would be politically relevant two decades later. But that was long before Joe Rogan interviewed presidential candidates and Pete Buttigieg filled in.. - Published

Kimmel picks an ideal running mate for Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders is the Democratic frontrunner and Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert are having a field day with the democratic socialist. - Published

James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel and more late night hosts share laughs about New Hampshire primary

Late night hosts James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert are reacting to the New Hampshire primary results. - Published

Colbert, Kimmel roast Trump over Super Bowl tweet: Best of Late Night

The late-night comics recap Super Bowl LIV and lampoon Trump's Kansas City tweet in the Best of Late Night. - Published

Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon choke up while paying tribute to Kobe Bryant

Late night hosts are paying tribute to Kobe Bryant, including Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel, who all choked up remembering the star. - Published

Marisa Tomei's Edith shines in ABC's latest Jimmy Kimmel-Norman Lear '70s sitcom presentation

Marisa Tomei's Edith Bunker was the sweet, wise shining star in the latest '70s sitcom collaboration between Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear. - Published

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Fallon, Kimmel, Colbert talk nation's 'bi-polar vortex' in Best of Late Night

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Jimmy Kimmel returns with holiday edition of Norman Lear sitcom re-creations

Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear are re-teaming for a holiday edition of "Live in Front of a Studio Audience," their re-staging of classic Lear sitcoms. - Published

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Beth Stern agrees to remarry Howard Stern after surprise proposal on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

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Jimmy Kimmel's son 'doing great' 2 years after heart surgery, 'thinks he's Spider-Man now'

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Biden jokes about his gaffes on Stephen Colbert's show, but argues they aren't 'substantive'

Asked by Colbert if he's "going nuts," Biden feigned another flub, saying "Look, the reason I came on the Jimmy Kimmel show is because I'm not." - Published

Biden defends gaffes on Colbert, jokingly calls him Jimmy Kimmel

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Marianne Williamson's 'Seinfeld' reference was 'bizarre,' says Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Marianne Williamson's "yada, yada, yada" comment weirded Julia Louis-Dreyfus out, as she told Jimmy Kimmel on an appearance on his show Wednesday. - Published

Kathy Griffin says 'the FBI saved my life' after she landed on bomber's 'kill list'

Promoting her new movie "Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story," the comedian opened up to Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday night's show. - Published

Comics slam Trump's racist tweets in Best of Late Night

The president targeted four women of color in Congress, now known as "the squad." So Kimmel, Meyers and Colbert targeted Trump. - Published

Social media and politics apparently don't mix: Best of Late Night

Trump rants about and on Twitter; Pelosi admonishes young members of Congress for using the platform. Kimmel, Conan give their perspective. - Published

Best of Late Night: Comics take a look at Trump, vet on D-Day anniversary

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