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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

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On August 21, 2012, ABC announced that Jimmy Kimmel Live will move from 12:00 AM to 11:35 PM broadcast, putting the show up directly against The Tonight Show and The Late Show for the first time since its debut. Nightline, would be moving to 12:35 after Jimmy Kimmel Live. The change is to go into effect in January 2013. See more »

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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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Former Tonight Show Watcher On Board With Real Jimmy
6 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having watched several years of Carson and Leno, I was really unprepared for Jimmy Fallon. I had known him a little from Saturday Night Live and had seen a few minutes of his late show, but really not enough to make a formed opinion.

I barely made it through his first Tonight Show. Fallon is much like a child screaming "look at me" as he goes down a slide... it's not very entertaining, it can be annoying and it takes no talent.

I had watched a few episodes of Jimmy Kimmel's show prior to Leno leaving and he seemed okay. Not being a fan of Letterman, I decided to give Kimmel a try before permanently switching to reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond.

I've been watching Kimmel for several weeks now and unlike Fallon, he is very funny, his jokes are crafted and most importantly he feels honest. Perhaps one of my biggest complaints about Fallon is that he is extremely fake and put-together. He recently even did a polar plunge in his "signature" suit. How ridiculously fake is that?

I compare that to Kimmel who wore a loomed suit made of rubber bands for an entire show for a good cause. He even choked up a bit talking to the child on-stage. It was honest emotion and gave him humanity that Fallon just does not have.

For those who've never seen his Thursday "Censored" bit, it really can be quite funny. If you enjoyed Leno's "Headlines" you might like this also.


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