ABC PRESENTS A SPECIAL ENCORE OF
"JIMMY KIMMEL'S BIG NIGHT OF STARS," SATURDAY, AUGUST 29
Includes Interviews with Michael Phelps, Tracy Morgan and a Special
Musical Performance with Salma Hayek;
Special Re-broadcast of Jimmy's Staring Duel and Duet with Matthew Fox
In one star-studded night, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel gets up close and personal with celebrities from the world of television, sports, film and music in a special encore presentation of "Jimmy Kimmel's Big Night of Stars," SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) (OAD: 9/21/08). Fourteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, Academy Award� nominee Salma Hayek and comedian Tracy Morgan sit down with Jimmy for unforgettable, in-depth interviews. Other appearances include cameos by Martin Short, Jon Hamm, Kobe Bryant, Rachael Ray, William Shatner, Regis Philbin and many more. This broadcast also features Jimmy's hilarious staring contest and duet with "LOST" star Matthew Fox, as they compete for the title of "Gorgeous Man" (OAD: 5/13/09).
In this hour-long special, Jimmy steps out of his studio to spend one-on-one quality time with each celebrity -- delving deep to pose the hard-hitting questions few broadcasters dare to ask. With a rare introduction from Barbara Walters, Jimmy's primetime show goes on-location with the stars and includes Michael Phelps making a rare cameo appearance on the set of hit show "Grey's Anatomy." Plus, with the help of numerous celebrity friends, Jimmy answers the age-old question of just how Emmy Award nominees get notified of their honor.
Packed with hilarious comedy bits and a house band led by Jimmy's childhood best friend, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. Each night, Jimmy delivers up-to-the minute news addressing the hottest topics of the day in his monologue, and recently has welcomed such notables as Robert Downey Jr., Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Don Cheadle, Hilary Swank, Justin Timberlake, Orlando Bloom, Cameron Diaz, Robin Williams, Kanye West, Heidi Klum, Kobe Bryant and Janet Jackson, as well as performances by Coldplay, The Killers, Ozzy Osbourne, Kelly Clarkson, Linkin Park, Incubus, Destiny's Child, Tim McGraw, Avril Lavigne, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey and many more, including Matt Damon� well, almost Matt Damon.
Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers of "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Jason Schrift and Douglas DeLuca 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. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.