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Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Emmy-winner Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Television Network's distinctive late-night talk show. The show features a diverse line up of guests, including celebrities, athletes, comedians and human interest subjects. Along with a light-hearted and recognizable cast of characters, a hip house band and comedy bits in Kimmel's inimitable style, the show additionally offers one of the funniest, freshest monologues on television today. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" often features elaborate, innovative stunts - such as having Quentin Tarantino guest-direct an entire episode, or building a state of the art performance stage in the center of Hollywood Boulevard.

The show originates from Disney's El Capitan Entertainment Center, located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood's Walk of Fame. This famed location is featured prominently in the show as Kimmel showcases the unique character of Hollywood. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" airs weeknights at 12:05 a.m. in most markets.

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" is taped later in the day than other late night shows - at 7:45 p.m. PT. This allows the show to respond to the news of the day more quickly than the competition. Kimmel applies his irreverent wit to politics, television, the media, the FCC, popular culture - everything is a target. A weekly comedy segment, "Unneccesary Censorship," pokes fun at the FCC's crackdown on the media by unnecessarily censoring clips from TV news, political speeches, reality TV and nature shows. Other regular comedy segments include Cousin Sal's hidden camera pranks, Guillermo's Hollywood Gossip Round-up and adorably clueless Uncle Frank's coverage of red-carpet premieres.
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Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel
As Himself (Host)
Cleto Escobedo, Jr.Cleto Escobedo, Jr.
As Bandleader
Dicky Barrett (1)Dicky Barrett (1)
As Announcer
Frank PotenzaFrank Potenza
As Himself, Security
Sal IaconoSal Iacono
As Cousin Sal


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Executive Producer: Jimmy Kimmel, Daniel Kellison
Co-Executive Producer: Doug Deluca
Supervising Producer: Kevin Hamburger
Producer: Mark Indigaro, Erin Irwin, Ken Crosby, David Craig, Paul Cockerill, Gina Calanni
Associate Producer: Brandon Crosby

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Recurring Guests

Kristen Bell (18 eps)
Adam Carolla (13 eps)
David Alan Grier as Surprise Guest (12 eps)
Kathy Griffin as Co-Host (12 eps)
Andy Dick (11 eps)
Sarah Silverman (11 eps)
Jay Maynard as Tron Guy (11 eps)
Tracy Morgan (7 eps)
Tom Arnold (7 eps)
George Lopez (7 eps)

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