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Watch Jimmy Kimmel's Tearful, Heartfelt Tribute to David Letterman

Jimmy Kimmel grew up obsessed with David Letterman, and he says that he owes the man and his show his entire career. He's going to far as to run a rerun tonight so as to not compete with Dave's final show. Last night, Kimmel gave a heartfelt speech about just how much Letterman means to him. And if you'll excuse me, I have something in my eye.

Hannibal Buress and Jimmy Kimmel Talk Cosby, Bieber, and SXSW

Hannibal Buress was a guest on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live in Austin, and the two talked about everything from the death threats he's received since his Bill Cosby joke went viral to his first roasting experience on the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber to what he's been up to at SXSW this week, which involves playing drums in a band whose name escapes him at just the wrong moment:

Eric Andre Looks Back on Going to College for Music on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Eric Andre was a guest on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he talked about growing up in Florida, going to college for music, and his role on the new FXX series Man Seeking Woman. Watch more from the interview below:

Gillian Jacobs Explains Her Unusual Name on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Community's Gillian Jacobs was a guest on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, where she told Kimmel about the history behind her unique first name and shared a video she made asking her mom why she chose it: "I didn't know how to pronounce the damn word!" Watch more from her interview below:

Jimmy Kimmel Starts His Own Children's Book Club

Jimmy Kimmel always wanted to be part of a book club, but due to the demanding length of novels he never got the chance until last night, when he gathered a couple rambunctious kids and started his very own children's book club. No doubt these kids left this taping way more confused about the moon than they were in the first place.

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Will Air a Repeat Episode the Night of Letterman's Final Show

Jimmy Kimmel is a classy guy, and he just made a very classy move out of respect for David Letterman. According to The New York Times, Kimmel has decided not to air a new episode of his ABC late night show on Thursday May 20th, the night David Letterman makes his Late Show farewell over on CBS. "I have too much respect for Dave to do anything that would distract viewers from watching his final show," Kimmel said on the news. "Plus, I'll probably be crying all day, which makes it hard to work." Elsewhere in late night, Comedy Central's The Daily Show and The Nightly Show [...]

Kevin Hart Talks About Being a Comedic Rock Star on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Jimmy Kimmel Live headed down to Austin for a week of shows at SXSW this week, and last night's show featured guest Kevin Hart, who looked back on all the huge shows he's sold out and why he prefers to call himself a "comedic rock star" instead of "comedian." Watch another clip from the interview below, in which Hart drops some hints about the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber and admits that it "went a little rough."

Will Forte Is Very Proud of His Beard-Growing Skills

Ahead of the premiere of his new Fox show this Sunday, Will Forte stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live yesterday to talk about the impressive beard he grew for the role in six months. Watch another clip from Forte's interview below, in which he gets to meet one of his current TV idols:

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Officially Owns Chris Elliott Now

Here's a clip from Chris Elliott's visit to last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he looked back on all his years working for David Letterman and his farewell appearance on last week's Late Show. Since he's no longer Letterman's property, Elliott decided to officially transfer ownership of himself to Jimmy Kimmel going forward, so it looks like he's found a new permanent late night home already.

Bob Odenkirk Showed a Lot of Clips on Last Night's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Ahead of Better Call Saul's series premiere on AMC this Sunday, Bob Odenkirk stopped by Jimmy Kimmel live last night to share some details on his new show through a series of exclusive clips. Watch Odenkirk and Kimmel discuss Better Call Saul more below:

Bill Murray Shares Some Bartending Tips on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Bill Murray was a guest on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live at SXSW, where he gave Kimmel some tips for being a good bartender (or as Murray calls it, a "first responder") as well as some hangover cure techniques. Watch more from the interview below, where Murray makes a glorious entrance on horseback and reveals that Rick Ross recorded a song for his upcoming Christmas TV special but disappeared when he was supposed to show up to film his part.

Jimmy Kimmel Asks President Obama Some Tough Questions on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

President Obama was a guest on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Kimmel didn't hold back when it came to some hard-hitting questions like whether Obama drives, where he gets dental work, and who makes his middle-of-the-night sandwiches. Watch more clips from the interview below:

Learn About The Kimmel School of Perfect Acting

After last night's Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel hosted a special post-awards show and shared the above clip that explores the craft of acting through the unparalleled teaching of the legendary Jim Kimmel, whose school The Kimmel School of Perfect Acting has helped start the careers of Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong’o, Jeff Bridges, Susan Sarandon, Gary Oldman, and even Matt Damon, who is still waiting to graduate to human roles. Watch part 2 of the tribute below:

David Spade and Jimmy Kimmel Talk 'Joe Dirt 2' and Christopher Walken

SNL alum David Spade was a guest on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he gave some updates on the upcoming sequel to Joe Dirt and told a story about working with Christopher Walken, who has great respect for actor dogs, cats, and mice. Watch more from Spade's interview below: