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Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

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26 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


The show was originally broadcast live. In 2004, due to increasing concerns about offending local affiliates, the show began taping an hour before airtime so network executives can vet it before it goes to air. See more »


Jimmy Kimmel: Didn't you get bit by a spider or something?
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Jimmy Kimmel: ...it turns out you have super powers!
Chester Bennington: It turns out now that I can climb buildings, and save people from criminal acts.
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Crazy Credits

Each show opens differently ultimatly ending with Jimmy flicking a giant switch to turn on the lights. See more »


Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Colin Farrell/Scissor Sisters (2004) See more »

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Great Show
17 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

His monologue is funny, he shows funny clips from current TV shows or World Events and he does a pleasant job of interviewing. Early on, he was given week-long co-hosts which I found a fun addition but they dropped the co-host and made him stand up for his monologue and the show does seem better although I miss Co-Hosts like David Cross, Snoop Dogg, Kathie Lee, Mike Tyson and Janeane Garofalo. His best guests have been Clay Aiken, Dane Cook(Hey Kool-Aid!), Wolf Blitzer(with Kimmel's father impersonating Wolf), Quentin Tarentino, Mike Tyson.... The show has the feel of Early Letterman with a slight edge. The Jake Byrd bits are always entertaining with Tony Barbieri playing an insane(but typical) Michael Jackson fanatic. His Cousin Sal hidden camera pranks are funny and the FCC This Week in Unnecessary Censorship is one of the funniest things on TV in the last 30 years. He has a running feud with the cast of The View and it's been very enjoyable watching him rip on Tons-O-Fun Starr Jones. Uncle Frank does an OK job and is sometimes funny on Red Carpet or Street interviews. Uncle Frank is clueless, it's funny for a little while but get's old and annoying. Geuermo's(sp) Hollywood Roundup is a little boring but the show is still one of the best late night shows. I wish he'd bring that hot hot hot girlfriend(Sarah Silverman)of his on the show more, she is one beautiful yenta. If he set out to best Leno, he could have done that with a pig farting on a snare drum because Leno is just weak unfunny and sad. Jimmy Kimmel Live rivals Letterman in the overall quality of show. Hopefully he will stay on long enough for the rest of the United States to smell what Jimmy Kimmel is cooking.

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