The 8th annual “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” special airs live on ABC SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 with guests including Academy Award® Winner Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum and “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts.
Last year “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards” premiered a trailer for Movie: The Movie -- the biggest, most star-studded and spectacular non-existent film the world has ever seen. Movie: The Movie has garnered nearly 20 million views on YouTube alone to help make last year’s post-Oscars special the most successful in “JKL” history.
This year Kimmel will debut the highly anticipated sequel, entitled Movie: The Movie Twovie, starring Bradley Cooper, Jessica Chastain, Jude Law, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Samuel L. Jackson and many more. This promises to be the biggest, most star-studded imaginary film of all time.
Kimmel’s previous post-Oscar specials have featured Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Billy Crystal and Ellen DeGeneres.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” airs live on Oscar Sunday, February 24 from 12:05-1:05 a.m., ET after the late local news, and at 10:00 p.m., PT on ABC.
“JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE” (weeknights, 11:35 p.m., ET)
Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of Emmy Award-nominated “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the ABC Television Network’s late-night talk show. Now in its tenth season, “JKL” is packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. Every night Kimmel delivers his up-to-the minute take on the latest news and pop culture topics from the day’s events in his monologue, and has recently welcomed such notables as Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Robert Pattinson, Katy Perry, Will Farrell, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, John Krasinski, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Biel, Justin Bieber, Jessica Simpson, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill, Andy Samberg, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Charlie Sheen, Chris Pine, Jeremy Renner, Jada Pinkett Smith, Josh Brolin, Russell Brand, Woody Harrelson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” broadcasts from Disney’s El Capitan Theater, located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.’s star-studded Walk of Fame. Kimmel showcases this illustrious location’s unique character throughout his show by regularly interacting with the local “Super Heroes” parading along the boulevard and challenging passersby to participate in various comedy bits. He has also created many one-of-a-kind concert experiences, closing down Hollywood streets around his studio to hold musical block party events with artists such as Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z and Depeche Mode, as well as special outdoor and lobby performances by Adele, Linkin Park, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Tony Bennett, Pitbull, Britney Spears, Lady Antebellum, Usher, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley, Lil Wayne, Phoenix, 50 Cent, No Doubt and Dave Matthews Band.
Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers. Jason Schrift, Douglas DeLuca and Erin Irwin serve as co-executive producers. “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios. For more go to www.jimmykimmellive.com; also a “Jimmy Kimmel Live” app is available via iTunes.
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