"JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: GAME NIGHT" PRIMETIME SPECIALS RETURN TO ABC DURING THE NBA FINALS
Los Angeles, CA - For the eighth consecutive year in conjunction with the NBA Finals, ABC presents "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night." These special edition episodes will air in primetime every night of the NBA Finals beginning with Game 1, Thursday, June 4.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" primetime specials celebrate the intersection of entertainment and sports with Kimmel's signature comedy bits and a star-studded line up of guests including Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler, 50 Cent and the cast of the highly anticipated summer film, "Magic Mike XXL" including Channing Tatum, Adam Rodriguez, Joe Manganiello and Matt Bomer.
Previous "JKL: Game Night" guests include President Barack Obama, David Beckham, Cameron Diaz, Magic Johnson, Will Ferrell, Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Tracy Morgan, Joel McHale, 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 Dwyane Wade.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" primetime specials air 8pm/7pm ET/CT and following the NBA Game on the West Coast on ABC.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Primetime Specials Schedule:
· Thursday, June 4
· Sunday, June 7
· Tuesday, June 9
· Thursday, June 11
· Sunday, June 14 (if necessary)
· Tuesday, June 16 (if necessary)
· Friday, June 19 (if necessary)
"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. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios. (CLOSED- CAPTIONED)
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