[04/26/10 - 01:03 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night Primetime Specials to Air on Abc, Starting June 3
The half-hour specials will once again air alongside each night of the NBA Finals, beginning Thursday, June 3.

[via press release from ABC]


"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" will air as special half-hour primetime shows each night of the NBA Finals, beginning Thursday, June 3 on ABC.

During the last two NBA Finals, Jimmy Kimmel delivered primetime specials in which he welcomed notable guests including President Barack Obama, David Beckham, two-time Academy Award(R) winner Denzel Washington, Adam Sandler, Senator John McCain and Magic Johnson, in addition to signature comedy pieces featuring Jack Black, Michael Cera, Eminem and Paula Abdul. This year "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" will feature the NBA's biggest stars, including 2009 NBA Finals MVP Kobe Bryant, 2009 NBA MVP LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, along with some of Hollywood's biggest basketball fans.

On average, ABC's 2009 "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" specials were up over the prior year's by 7% in Total Viewers (3.2 million vs. 3.0 million) and 10% in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4 vs. 1.0/3). Additionally, the ABC late-night talker gained broad exposure in primetime, as the specials increased by 1.5 million viewers and 83% in Adults 18-49 over the show's season averages in late-night ('08-09 TV Season = 1.7 million & 0.6/3).

"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Primetime specials to air:

Thursday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT
Sunday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m., ET/CT
Tuesday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT
Thursday, June 10 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT
Sunday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m., ET/CT (if necessary)
Tuesday, June 15 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT (if necessary)
Tuesday, June 17 at 8:00 p.m., ET/CT (if necessary)

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 Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Cameron Diaz, Robert Downey Jr., Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Don Cheadle, Reese Witherspoon, Mel Gibson, Queen Latifah, Harrison Ford, Anne Hathaway, Robin Williams, Heidi Klum and Janet Jackson, as well as performances by Stone Temple Pilots, Tim McGraw, Mary J. Blige, Weezer, Carrie Underwood, John Mayer, Them Crooked Vultures, Alice in Chains, Kelly Clarkson, Maxwell, Sade, Shakira, Keith Urban, Depeche Mode, Mariah Carey and many more, including Matt Damon... well, almost Matt Damon.

Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers and Jason Schrift and Douglas DeLuca 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. For more go to www.jimmykimmellive.net

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