"JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS(R)" TEAMS UP WITH SCREENVISION TO BRING THE LATE-NIGHT SHOW TO A MOVIE THEATER NEAR YOU
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars(R)," the late night show's annual post-Oscar event, is once again teaming up with Screenvision, a national leader in cinema advertising and content distribution, to make the leap from the television screen to the silver screen.
JKL's "Movie: The Movie: Twovie" a segment which originally aired on Oscar Sunday as a part of Kimmel's Academy Awards(R) special, is showcasing an exclusive 90-second cinema version within Screenvision's nationwide cinema network from March 3-28. "M:TM:2V" stars Bradley Cooper, Jessica Chastain, Jude Law, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruno Mars and many more -- even that jerk Matt Damon.
Kimmel's sequel to 2012's "Movie: The Movie" -- the biggest, most star studded and spectacular non-existent film the world has ever seen -- "Movie: The Movie: Twovie" will run within Screenvision's Limelight preshow on 5,200 screens in 913 select Screenvision theaters. Kimmel's original trailer parody was seen by over 10 million television viewers on Oscar night, by over 30 million on YouTube and by millions of moviegoers within Screenvision's network in 2012.
"We're proud to once again be the big screen stage for Jimmy Kimmel's much-anticipated comic take on the Oscars," added John McCauley, Vice President, Strategic Alliances for Screenvision. "The unique immersive cinema environment provides a tremendous platform to connect to our influential, entertainment-minded audience. We know the powerful impact of cinema -- that when it is combined with TV, there is even a greater impact on consumers. Jimmy and his team have once again produced a wildly creative concept that will resonate with our audience."
Watch "Movie: The Movie: Twovie's" exclusive 90-second cinema version here:
Screenvision is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality moviegoing experience. The Screenvision cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,300 screens in 2,300+ theater locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 6 of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more information: http://www.screenvision.com.
"JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE" (weeknights, 11:35 p.m., ET)
Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of Emmy Award-nominated "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the ABC Television Network's late-night talk show. Now in its tenth season, "JKL" is packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. Every night Kimmel delivers his up-to-the minute take on the latest news and pop culture topics from the day's events in his monologue, and has recently welcomed such notables as Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Robert Pattinson, Katy Perry, Will Farrell, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, John Krasinski, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Biel, Justin Bieber, Jessica Simpson, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill, Andy Samberg, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Charlie Sheen, Chris Pine, Jeremy Renner, Jada Pinkett Smith, Josh Brolin, Russell Brand, Woody Harrelson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" broadcasts from Disney's El Capitan Theater, located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.'s star-studded Walk of Fame. Kimmel showcases this illustrious location's unique character throughout his show by regularly interacting with the local "Super Heroes" parading along the boulevard and challenging passersby to participate in various comedy bits. He has also created many one-of-a-kind concert experiences, closing down Hollywood streets around his studio to hold musical block party events with artists such as Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z and Depeche Mode, as well as special outdoor and lobby performances by Adele, Linkin Park, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Tony Bennett, Pitbull, Britney Spears, Lady Antebellum, Usher, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley, Lil Wayne, Phoenix, 50 Cent, No Doubt and Dave Matthews Band.
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. For more go to www.jimmykimmellive.com; also a "Jimmy Kimmel Live" app is available via iTunes.