[via press release]
The 10th annual “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars” special
will air live on ABC Sunday, February 22
For the tenth year in a row, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” will air its post-Oscar special immediately following the Academy Awards® on ABC. Broadcasting from Disney’s El Capitan Theater located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.’s star-studded Walk of Fame, the studio is just steps away from Dolby Theater, home to the Academy Awards®. “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” airs live on Oscar Sunday, February 22 after the late local news ET/CT and at 10:00 p.m., PT on ABC.
Last year’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” grew by double digits in Total Viewers (+23% – 7.059 million vs. 5.736 million) and Adults 18-49 (+21% – 2.461 million vs. 2.026 million) to mark “JKL’s” strongest post-Oscar telecast ever. Kimmel’s previous post-Oscar specials have featured viral comedy bits and guest appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, Kevin Spacey, Ellen DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Ben Affleck, Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Morgan Freeman, Billy Crystal, Martin Scorsese, Chris Hemsworth, Christoph Waltz, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Gary Oldman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Kingsley, and many more. Over the past six years, the show’s post-Oscar comedy bits have racked up over 55 million views on the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” YouTube channel.
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