"JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!" TO AIR PRIMETIME SPECIALS STARTING THURSDAY, JUNE 5 AT 8:00 P.M., ET/CT ON ABC
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" will air special half-hour primetime shows on each night that ABC airs the basketball finals. Beginning June 5, join host Jimmy Kimmel as he welcomes special guests including David Beckham, Edward Norton, Charles Barkley, Liv Tyler, Adam Sandler, Eminem, Shaquille O'Neil, Magic Johnson and New Orleans Hornets guard and 2008 MVP contender Chris Paul, among others. Signature comedy pieces will also air throughout the primetime specials, including a celebrity bowling match, a spelling bee, outrageous basketball tricks and a casino night in which Jimmy's Aunt Chippy will attempt to win big at Blackjack for each and every audience member.
Packed with hilarious comedy bits and a fantastic house band, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. Each night, Jimmy strives to do what no other late-night talk show can do -- deliver up-to-the minute news on the latest topics� though sometimes enhanced for the sake of comedy.
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.
Primetime specials to air
Thursday, June 5 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT
Sunday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT
Tuesday, June 10 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT
Thursday, June 12 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT
Sunday, June 15 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT (If necessary)
Tuesday, June 17 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT (If necessary)
Thursday, June 19 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT (If necessary)