• Jimmy Kimmel to open Las Vegas comedy club; will let ‘audience decide’ who is welcome

    ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel is set to open his own comedy club on the Las Vegas Strip. The club is the product of a partnership with Caesars Entertainment Corporation, which approached Kimmel a year ago about the project. The 300-seat, 2-story venue will be sited directly across the street from Caesars Palace. Kimmel has also been toying with the idea of linking the club with his eponymous ABC

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    Hannibal Buress getting death threats since calling out Bill Cosby as rapist (Video)

    In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel’s show Wednesday night, Hannibal Buress intimated that he had received a number of death threats from anonymous sources, after he bravely joked about Bill Cosby’s many rape allegations late last year. Buress undeniably received a score of positive attention, too, for calling into question Cosby’s continued popularity in the face of such damning evidence of abusive, predatory conduct. But Cosby has no shortage of

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    Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show tops Jimmy Kimmel Live on YouTube

    If the number of your YouTube subscribers is indicative of your popularity in real life – spoiler: it is! – then Jimmy Fallon and his Tonight Show just hit a crucial milestone. With more than 4.7 million followers on YouTube, The Tonight Show has just surpassed the YouTube following of Jimmy Kimmel Live, which has an almost equally impressive following of 4,694,431, according to a TubeFilter piece posted this morning.

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    Watch Key & Peele prove their love to Jimmy Kimmel

    Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele dropped by to continue their promotional tour for the fourth season of their increasingly great sketch show, Key & Peele. Doing their best loving couple impression, the two took the time to detail how they first met and fell madly in “comedy love” at first sight. In perfect Key & Peele fashion, the story involves high scissor kicks, Danish

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    Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel insult each other to honor Joan Rivers: ‘This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it’ (Video)

    Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, guest Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel traded barbs in honor of Joan Rivers, who died earlier in the day at age 81. “This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it,” Kimmel said. After admitting to Kimmel she would tune in to Fashion Police every Friday to hear Joan’s jokes Silverman announced, “If she was here, she’d probably want me to say, like, ‘Nice tie.

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    Kanye West confronts Jimmy Kimmel: It’s not ok to treat celebrities like zoo animals (Videos)

    Unless you’ve been in a ZZZQuil-induced coma the last week or so – and I’m not judging you if that’s the case – you’ve no doubt heard about the Twitter spat between Jimmy Kimmel and self-proclaimed “creative genius” Kanye West. To review, Kimmel and co. re-enacted a recent interview the recording artist did with the BBC’s Zane Lowe. The twist is that Kimmel had children do the acting. Funny, right?

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    Did Jimmy Kimmel buy the naked Bea Arthur painting for comedian Jeff Ross? (Poll)

    Over the weekend, a fun little comedian controversy played out. It involves Jimmy Kimmel, Jeffrey Ross and a nude painting of the late, great Golden Girls star Bea Arthur. The painting was purchased for $1.9 million at auction recently, but the buyer’s identity wasn’t revealed—that is, until Ross thanked Kimmel for the painting via Twitter and included a photo of himself holding said work of art. Biggest surprise of my

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    Jimmy Kimmel casts old and new Popes in a sitcom we’d totally watch (Video)

    Here’s a new potential sitcom to hold you over until finding out that Community and Happy Endings aren’t being renewed for a new season. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel employed a slight twist on the classic 1970s sitcom The Odd Couple, which starred Jack Klugman and Tony Randall. But instead of two wildly different personalities living together, what would happen if the new pope and the old one

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    Letterman, Leno, Conan, Kimmel react to Jimmy Fallon as host of The Tonight Show (Videos)

    In the event you haven’t heard – maybe just this instant you awoke from a coma – Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show this coming February. Also, the show will move back to New York City, where it was born. In general, there’s been an outpouring of support for Fallon, who’s current gig as host of Late Night will go to Saturday Night Live

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    Jimmy Kimmel on Jay Leno’s possible Tonight Show exit: I’d rather he go to his garage

    In the midst of the late-night talk show rumors swirling around the past few weeks, Jimmy Kimmel – who’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC is now going head-to-head with The Tonight Show on NBC – has opened up about the possibility of Jimmy Fallon taking over for Jay Leno and re-launching The Tonight Show in New York City. “I don’t have a particular preference,” Kimmel tells Broadcasting & Cable about

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    Jimmy Kimmel slams Morrissey for canceling his performance (Video)

    In what will likely go down as the most bizarre feud of 2013, Jimmy Kimmel has launched a hilarious attack on musical icon Morrissey, after the musician — an outspoken vegan and animal rights activist — on Monday canceled a Tuesday night performance on Jimmy Jimmel Live because the stars of A&E reality series Duck Dynasty were also scheduled guests. “As far as my reputation is concerned, I can’t take

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    Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel, Alec Baldwin and Ray Romano honor David Letterman (Videos)

    Though it was filmed Dec. 2, the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, wherein David Letterman was recognized for his accomplishments in comedy and television, just aired last night on CBS. The Late Show host was honored alongside iconic blues musician Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, Led Zeppelin and ballerina Natalia Makarova, who would become the butt of one of Jimmy Kimmel’s jokes that night. Below we’ve posted a trio of videos

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    Jimmy Kimmel gets choked up about Connecticut shooting (Video)

    Jimmy Kimmel got choked up last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live as he addressed the shooting in Connecticut that left 20 children and six adults dead at an elementary school on Friday. “I just want the people in Connecticut to know that we do not take what you’re going through lightly,” Kimmel said, “and we are thinking about you here a lot – all of us – even though we’re

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    New study finds late night hosts make fun of Romney twice as much as Obama

    Ever since Barack Obama replaced George W. Bush in the White House four years ago, politically minded comedians have attempted to adjust their focus to a president who is decidedly not the slow-moving target Bush was. And on the eve of election day, it seems Obama is still enjoying his status as a hard-to-make-fun-of commander in chief. According to a new study by the Center for Media and Public Affairs,

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    Watch this Ménage à Trois of comedy with Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart (Videos)

    During Thursday night’s installment on Jimmy Kimmel’s Brooklyn homecoming, the late-night host welcomed both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. To call this a Ménage à Trois of comedy is fitting: three of the sharpest, funniest minds in the entertainment world simply joking, opining and straight-up nerding out. It was glorious. And all four segments are below. Check it out!

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