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Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

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Jimmy Kimmel ...  Himself - Host / ... 2,847 episodes, 2003-2018
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

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You. Me. Tonight.


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TV-14

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USA

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English

Release Date:

26 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Jimmy Kimmel Project See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Despite its name, the show had not actually aired live since 2004, when censors were unable to properly bleep censor a barrage of swearing from Thomas Jane. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Kimmel: Didn't you get bit by a spider or something?
Chester Bennington: Yes, I got bit on my ass by a spider. And I thought that I had cancer but...
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 »

Connections

Referenced in Private Practice: Good Fries Are Hard to Come By (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Written by Cleto Escobedo III, Les Pierce, Jimmy Kimmel and Jonathan Kimmel
Performed by Cleto and the Cletones
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Not the best talk show, but Kimmel is a good host
21 August 2005 | by MovieAddict2016See all my reviews

I didn't watch "The Man Show" when it was on Comedy Central (from 1999 through 2004) because I never had more than basic cable, however I did manage to catch a few reruns later on and thought hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla were both very funny. It was a good idea for a show and it was carried out well.

Before "Man Show" got canceled the two guys branched out into other programs (Carolla now has his own TV talk show called "Too Late with Adam Carolla" - it's a bit lame sometimes in terms of specific jokes but is a refreshingly frank show overall).

Kimmel started hosting various programs and launched his own late-night talk show (apparently in 2003 but I've only started watching and hearing about it recently).

I've seen a few episodes now and I think it's a good talk show. It could use a bit of work. For one, the writing isn't as strong as it could be. Sometimes the stuff is kind of lame - like the recent interview with Pamela Anderson (Kimmel hosted her roast on Comedy Central, then interviewed her on his show afterwards!), in which they had her play a game called something like "Do You Know Pam?", where the contestants answer questions about Pamela Anderson. The lame part is that they had Pamela Anderson participate in it.

So far this show is pretty funny and I enjoy watching it, but they should recruit some stronger writers because it will never be on the same level as Conan or even Leno otherwise.


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