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Jimmy Kimmel Expresses Regret for Emmys Bit With Quinta Brunson

Jimmy Kimmel says he misjudged how people would react to a comedy bit he conceived for the Emmy Awards — one that ended up distracting from Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson’s win for comedy writing. Appearing on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM show Wednesday, Kimmel said he regrets taking focus from Brunson in the moment. Kimmel and […]

Amy Schumer Talks ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Return After Six-Year Hiatus

Amy Schumer offered the first look at what she has in store when Inside Amy Schumer returns. During a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the comedian brought along a brief clip that will be featured when her comedy sketch series returns — after six years off the air — for its fifth season on Paramount+. The […]

Dave Chappelle, John Mayer Pay Tribute to Bob Saget at Scleroderma Research Foundation Benefit

Bob Saget’s longtime friends John Mayer, Jeff Ross, Jimmy Kimmel and Dave Chappelle came together to honor the late comedian Wednesday in support of a cause he had been a part of for 30 years. Mayer, Ross and Kimmel hosted the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s annual fundraising event “Cool Comedy, Hot Cuisine” in Beverly Hills, which […]

Jimmy Kimmel Re-Ups for Three Years, Taking ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Through Season 23

Jimmy Kimmel isn’t going anywhere. Despite flirting with moving on for years now, the ABC host has agreed to a three-year extension. The lucrative new pact will take his Emmy-nominated Jimmy Kimmel Live! through its 23rd season, making Kimmel one of the longest-tenured talk show hosts in television. “After two decades at ABC, I am […]

Peyton Manning’s Omaha Productions Strikes Multiyear Podcast, Video Deal With Cousin Sal’s Mush Media

Peyton Manning’s Omaha Productions has reached a multiyear podcast and video deal with Mush Media, the content company co-founded by Sal Iacono (best known as “Cousin Sal”). Under the deal, all seven of Mush Media’s podcasts — including Iacono’s Against All Odds and Extra Points shows — will live under Omaha’s lineup of original audio […]

Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes to Quinta Brunson for Controversial Emmys Bit

Jimmy Kimmel is now fully conscious and addressing his 2022 Emmys bit that some viewers felt had distracted from Quinta Brunson’s big moment. During the Abbott Elementary creator and star’s Wednesday appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the host apologized after his segment spurred backlash when he didn’t leave the stage for her acceptance speech. Kimmel […]

‘Abbott Elementary’ Cast on Jimmy Kimmel Emmys Controversy: “The Disrespect”

Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson opted not to say much to reporters about Jimmy Kimmel lying at her feet during her Emmys acceptance speech Monday night. Her co-star and fellow Emmy winner Sheryl Lee Ralph, however, said she wasn’t pleased. As part of a comedy bit during the awards, fellow presenter Will Arnett […]

Emmys: 10 Things the TV Cameras Missed 

On Monday evening, the biggest names in television gathered at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater for the 74th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony. With so many A-listers in one room, most of the best moments — from star interactions to standing ovations — often go unseen on the live telecast. The Hollywood Reporter was on the […]

Emmys: Jimmy Kimmel Lying Onstage During Quinta Brunson’s Speech Spurs Backlash

Not everyone was laughing as Jimmy Kimmel stayed committed to his 2022 Emmys bit during Quinta Brunson’s acceptance speech. As presenters of best writing in a comedy series, Will Arnett dragged a seemingly passed-out Kimmel onto the stage, with Arnett quipping to the crowd that this is the “13th time in a row that he’s […]

Ewan McGregor, Jack Black and Zooey Deschanel Dive in for Mike Birbiglia’s ‘The Old Man and the Pool’

Mike Birbiglia can definitely draw a crowd. The Mark Taper Forum in downtown Los Angeles hosted a star-studded pool party Wednesday for the opening night of Birbiglia’s latest one-man show, The Old Man and the Pool. Ewan McGregor (with daughter Clara), Jack Black, Jimmy Kimmel, Nick Kroll, Alison Brie, Zooey Deschanel with Jonathan Scott, Rachel […]

Wheelhouse Opens “Non-Office” on Sunset for Influencers to Work and Play

Wheelhouse, a media, marketing and investment company founded by Brent Montgomery and Jimmy Kimmel, has just opened a new 10,496-square-foot production space on Sunset Boulevard that’s meant to be a haven for influencers and other talent who need a centralized hub to take meetings and create content. The company has locations elsewhere in L.A. and […]

Making of ‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’: “It Was an Exhausting Time, and We Wanted to Just Have Fun”

While the episodes chosen from All in the Family, The Jeffersons and Good Times for the first installments of ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience, which aired in 2019, were picked to reflect the timeliness of ’70s politics and social issues, it was a different topical phenomenon altogether that dictated the theme of […]