ABC TO AIR A PRIMETIME ENCORE OF "JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: THE AVENGERS ASSEMBLED," TONIGHT AT 10:00 PM ET/PT
Tonight, TUESDAY, APRIL 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, ABC will air a primetime encore of "Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Avengers Assembled," featuring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner from the cast of Marvel's highly anticipated new film, "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The original airing of the episode aired on Monday, April 13 at 11:35 p.m., ET/PT.
On Monday, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" was the No. 1 late-night talk show in Households in the 56 Metered Markets, beating NBC's repeat "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and CBS' "The Late Show with David Letterman" by 5% each. "Kimmel" also ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-49 in the 25 LPM Markets, tying "Fallon" and beating "Letterman" by 60%. "Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Avengers Assembled" marked "Kimmel's" highest-rated telecast on any day in 1 month among Adults 18-49 - since President Barack Obama's appearance on Thursday, 3/12/15.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Avengers Assembled" included a friendly game of "Avengers Family Feud." The Americas, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner went head to head against The Mans, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson. There was also sneak peek clips from the movie, a musical performance from The War on Drugs and in true Marvel style, a surprise ending, featuring Paul Rudd. Additionally, Marvel fans from across the country were able to interact with Jimmy and ask the cast questions via "Jimmy Kimmel Lives'" "Wall of America." The last question came from a familiar face, "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s" Clark Gregg.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format. Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers. Jason Schrift, Douglas DeLuca, Erin Irwin and David Craig serve as co-executive producers. Emmy Award-winning "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios. (CLOSED- CAPTIONED)
Source: WRAP Overnights, Weighted U.S. Metered Market Averages, Live + Same Day (4/13/15).
MARVEL'S "AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON" OFFICIAL BOILERPLATE:
Marvel Studios presents "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk and Chris Evans as Captain America. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, Stellan Skarsg�rd as Erik Selvig and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision.
Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige, p.g.a., Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series "The Avengers," first published in 1963. Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Patricia Whitcher, Stan Lee and Jon Favreau serve as executive producers. Get set for an action-packed thrill ride when The Avengers return in Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" on May 1, 2015.
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