Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is set to be honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 25, at 11:30 a.m. Kimmel's star will be located at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the El Capitan Entertainment Centre where his show resides.
“We are proud to include Jimmy Kimmel on our Walk of Fame. I know that the Boulevard will be filled with laughter on his special day with all the shenanigans that may be going on in connection with his star ceremony,” said Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. “Jimmy always makes us laugh, and he has done so much for the Hollywood community. He was bound to end up on Hollywood Boulevard!”
ABC moved "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to an 11:35 slot earlier this year to much media attention. The show features celebrity guests, comedy bits and live music. Jimmy’s family is also featured, including his cousin Sal, his parents and Aunt Chippy. His childhood best friend, Cleto Escobedo, serves as bandleader, alongside his dad, Cleto Escobedo, Sr., on saxophone. “Jimmy Kimmel Live” airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m.
Scheduled guests in the upcoming week include Ryan Gosling, Brad Paisley, Julie Bowen, LeAnn Rimes, Naomi Watts, Actress Allison Williams, Matt Damon and Nicki Minaj.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" airs every weeknight (11:35-12:37 a.m., ET on ABC.
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