“Jimmy Kimmel Live” airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m., ET/PT and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band.
The following are the episodes scheduled to air the week of February 27 – March 3 (subject to change):
Monday, February 27: Guillermo from the Oscars red carpet; Mike Birbiglia (“Thank God for Jokes”); Musial guest mash-up performance Lady AnteBell Biv DeVoe (this is a mash-up of Lady Antebellum and Bell Biv DeVoe)
Tuesday, February 28: Chris Pratt (Premieres the “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” trailer); Catherine Zeta-Jones (“Feud”); James Harden of the Houston Rockets; Musical guest Hank “The Knife” Knutley and sitting in with Cleto and the Cletones
Wednesday, March 1: Alec Baldwin (“The Boss Baby”); Luke Evans (Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”); Musical guest Tuxedo
Thursday, March 2: President George W. Bush (“Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors”); Adam Pally (“Making History”)
Friday, March 3: TBD.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” is well known for its huge viral video successes with 1.5 billion views on YouTube alone. Some of Kimmel’s most popular comedy bits include – Mean Tweets, Lie Witness News, Jimmy’s Twerk Fail Prank, Unnecessary Censorship, YouTube Challenge, The Baby Bachelor, Movie: The Movie, Handsome Men’s Club, Jimmy Kimmel Lie Detective and music videos like “I (Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum” and a Blurred Lines parody with Robin Thicke, Pharrell, Jimmy and his security guard Guillermo.
Now in its eleventh season, Kimmel’s guests have included: Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Harrison Ford, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Katy Perry, Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, George Clooney, Larry David, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Kobe Bryant, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Garner, Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston, Jamie Foxx, Amy Poehler, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Oprah, and unfortunately Matt Damon.
Kimmel has also created one of a kind concert experiences, taking over Hollywood Blvd. for artists such as: Paul McCartney, Coldplay, Jay-Z, Depeche Mode and Justin Timberlake as well as special outdoor and lobby performances by Lady Gaga, Adele, Miley Cyrus, Prince, Linkin Park, Drake, Tony Bennett, Pitbull, Britney Spears, Kings of Leon, Lady Antebellum, Usher, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley, No Doubt, Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MUSE, Empire of the Sun, The Killers and Elton John.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” broadcasts from Disney’s El Capitan Theater, located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of the Walk of Fame. This location gives the show unique character that Jimmy showcases regularly by interacting with the local superheroes parading along the boulevard and challenging tourists outside to participate in live comedy bits.
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.