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A Rep From Sanrio Clears Up the Hello Kitty Confusion on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Earlier this week it was revealed that Hello Kitty is not in fact a cat but a little girl, despite looking exactly like a cat and being named Hello Kitty. To clear up the confusion, last night Jimmy Kimmel invited a representative from Sanrio to come on Jimmy Kimmel Live and explain the announcement further, and he delivered a powerful message about how true friendship transcends all.

Marc Maron Tells Jimmy Kimmel About His Biggest 'WTF' Interview Mixup

On last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Marc Maron told a story about the time he thought he was about to interview The Kids in the Hall's Kevin McDonald for his podcast but The Last King of Scotland director Kevin Macdonald showed up at his house instead. Click through for another clip from the interview.

Tony Hale Proves He Can Be Tough with His Latest Film 'Slade Seksdik'

On last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, guest Tony Hale gave a world premiere sneak peek at his newest film Slade Seksdik: Die-Time, a project he took on to prove to the world that there's way more range to his acting than his meek characters from Veep and Arrested Development.

Jimmy Kimmel's Aunt Chippy Gets Attacked by Bats in Austin

It's always entertaining whenever Jimmy Kimmel sends his Aunt Chippy out for her aunt-on-the-street segments, but her visit to Austin's Congress Avenue Bridge — which doubles as a bat conservation site — has got to be one of the hot-tempered Chippy's most hilarious moments. Cousin Sal was also on hand to push things to the limit with some fake bats at the perfect point.

Here's Seth Rogen and Jimmy Kimmel's 'True Detective' Parody

) From last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, here's Kimmel and Seth Rogen doing the week's umpteenth True Detective parody, playing the stars of the the show's second season, which includes a lot more Cyndi Lauper songs than the first.

Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow Act Out 'Friends' Fan Fiction with Jimmy Kimmel

On last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel told guest Jennifer Aniston that he had written some Friends fan fiction and asked if she'd be willing to act it out with him. What resulted was a live reading in an impressive replica of Rachel's kitchen starring Aniston, Courtney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow, with Kimmel starring as Ross in a world where all the other men on Friends have been killed off.

Patton Oswalt Presents Jimmy Kimmel with a Webby Award on Horseback

Last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live was briefly interrupted when Webby Awards host Patton Oswalt valiantly rode in on a white steed to present him with an award for his prank twerking video from last year. Hopefully Oswalt uses this setup for all talk show appearances going forward.

Emma Stone and Jimmy Kimmel Trade Bill Murray Stories

These days almost everyone has a Bill Murray story, and last night Emma Stone told Kimmel (next to a terrifying life-size David Hasselhoff figure) all about her post-initial Murray meeting freakout while filming Zombieland as well as the time he got her an umbrella hat during another film shoot this past fall. Click through to watch her impress Kimmel with her talent for expertly forging the Spice Girls' autographs, which is a lot funnier than it sounds.

Follow Friday: @JoelleBoucai

A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your RTs and favs. Each Friday we feature one person whose consistent short-form online humor deserves your attention and to be on your Twitter feed.

This week, we're recommending the Twitter of Joelle Boucai. She's an LA-based writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live! and was nominated for Emmy and Writers Guild of America awards for her work on the late [...]

Jimmy Kimmel Grills Disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

What does it say about our society that we reward disgraced crack-smoking Canadian mayors by letting them have a huge chunk of interview time on our precious late night talk shows? Thankfully this was far from lost on Jimmy Kimmel last night, who grilled Rob Ford about everything from his awful reputation among his fellow Torontonians to allegations of his homophobia, his sweating problem, his carb-free diet, and just about every viral Rob Ford clip that's hit the internet in recent history. If you like Canadian accents, political train wrecks, or walking heart attacks, click through for the rest of Ford's Kimmel visit.

Jimmy Kimmel and Susan Sarandon Recreate the 'Thelma & Louise' Selfie

On last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, guest Susan Sarandon agreed to recreate film history's pioneering selfie from Thelma & Louise, with Kimmel standing in for Geena Davis and bringing the classic scene into the modern age with his iPhone.

ABC Is Keeping Jimmy Kimmel Around for at Least Two More Years

The New York Times reports that ABC has given late night host Jimmy Kimmel a two-year contract extension, keeping him on the network through January 2017. This move shows that ABC has faith in Kimmel to go head-to-head with some stiff competition between Jimmy Fallon on NBC and, come next year, Stephen Colbert on CBS. According to THR, Kimmel's rising ratings success factored into NBC's decision to move Fallon to the 11:35pm time slot, but while Kimmel's been holding strong with his 917,000 viewer demo average, Fallon's Tonight Show has been drawing more ratings in the key 18-49 demo than Kimmel and Letterman combined, averaging 4.6 [...]

Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Is Still Killing It in the Ratings

According to Variety, while Fallon was expected to do well as new host of The Tonight Show, just how well he's been doing has risen far above previous expectations. Last week's late night Nielsen ratings have come in, and The Tonight Show raked in an average of 4.26 million viewers, easily beating out Kimmel (2.83 million) and Letterman (2.78 million) and up ahead of Leno's ratings from a year ago by 27% in total viewers. Kimmel's final Austin show fared pretty well with a 3.46 viewers average, making it his third most watched episode ever behind the 2013 Matt Damon takeover and last month's Scandal return episode. [...]

Jimmy Kimmel Catches a Bunch of SXSW Music Fans in Their Web of Lies

Currently doing a week of shows at SXSW in Austin, Jimmy Kimmel resurrected his "Lie Witness News" segment to ask a bunch of music festival attendees for their opinions on bands that are so cool and obscure that they're actually not real bands at all. As if blatantly lying about knowing a musical act isn't bad enough, it's probably never a good idea to punctuate your responses with the phrase "to be perfectly honest."