"JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: GAME NIGHT" PRIMETIME SPECIALS RETURN TO ABC DURING THE NBA FINALS
For the fifth consecutive year in conjunction with the NBA Finals, ABC presents "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night." These special edition episodes will air every night of the NBA Finals beginning with Game 1, Tuesday June 12.
"JKL: Game Night," features another star-studded lineup of guests, including Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Matthew McConaughey, Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian Odom and many more.
Last year the combined six Game Nights reached 18.7 million Total Viewers, and in 2012 the seven Game Night episodes reached a total of 21.5 million viewers.
Previous "JKL: Game Night" guests include President Barack Obama, Adam Sandler, David Beckham, Liv Tyler, Magic Johnson, Will Ferrell, Russell Brand, Ashton Kutcher, Drew Barrymore, Chris Rock, David Spade, Jessica Alba, Danny DeVito and Denzel Washington. These illustrious ABC shows have also premiered classic comedy pieces featuring Blake Griffin, Mike Tyson, Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley and Dwayne Wade.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Primetime Specials Schedule:
· Tuesday, June 12
· Thursday, June 14
· Sunday, June 17
· Tuesday, June 19
· Thursday, June 21 (if necessary)
· Sunday, June 24 (if necessary)
· Wednesday, June 27 (if necessary)
"JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE" (weeknights at 12:00 a.m., on ABC)
Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 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. Kimmel has welcomed such notables as Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Eddie Murphy, Tom Cruise, Woody Harrelson, Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Wahlberg, Zach Galifianakis, Charlize Theron, Tim Allen, Simon Cowell, Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, Mickey Rourke, Taylor Lautner, Robert Pattinson, Channing Tatum, John Krasinski, David Beckham, Shaquille O'Neal and many more, including Matt Damon... well, almost Matt Damon.
Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers. Jason Schrift, Douglas DeLuca and Erin Irwin 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.com