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Jimmy Kimmel Orchestrated a Hoax Video of a Wolf in a US Olympian's Hotel in Sochi

Last week, US Olympic luger Kate Hansen posted a video of a wolf roaming her Sochi hotel that went viral, but it turns out the video is a hoax courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel. Inside Edition reports that Jimmy Kimmel Live helped Hansen to make the video, and that she'll be appearing on the show tonight to discuss the hoax with the late night host. Kimmel is no stranger to pranks like this, having made a viral video of a woman catching on fire while twerking last year, and he was very amused by Nathan Fielder's recent "Dumb Starbucks" stunt and had him on his show to [...]

Conan and Kimmel Line Up Big Guests to Compete with Leno's Last 'Tonight Show'

Jay Leno's (second) final Tonight Show is set to air this Thursday, and Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Kimmel have lined up big guests to try to compete with his big finale. Leno's guests on his last episode will be Billy Crystal and Garth Brooks.

Kimmel is bringing Matt Damon in as his guest, which will be Damon's first time on Jimmy Kimmel Live since a well-received and much-watched stunt episode last January in which he took over Kimmel's show. Damon will be joined by his costars from the movie The Monuments Men: George Clooney, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, and Bob Balaban. This will mark the first Kimmel appearance [...]

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Is Doing a Week of Shows in Austin for SXSW

Jimmy Kimmel is getting ready to host another week of his late night talk show from Austin, Texas. From March 10th to March 14th, Jimmy Kimmel Live will be broadcasting new episodes in conjunction with the annual music and film festival South by Southwest.

South by Southwest is set to begin announcing the lineup for the comedy portion of the festival next week, with shows, live podcasts, and panels planned. This is Jimmy Kimmel Live's first week-long residency in Austin. The show did a week of episodes from Brooklyn in the fall of 2012 and a week in Detroit in 2006 leading up to the Super Bowl.

Jimmy Kimmel's Cousin Sal Hits Braggy Angelenos with Snowballs

The last thing we non-west coasters need during this crippling polar vortex is the sight and sounds of a comfortable Los Angeles resident rubbing in their perfect weather and year-round beach atmosphere, and thankfully Jimmy Kimmel's cousin Sal was on hand to give these smarmy warm weather bastards the instant karma they deserve.

China Is Demanding More From Jimmy Kimmel Over Child's Joke

Jimmy Kimmel Live continues to be criticized over a recent joke made by a child on the show. In a segment from Oct. 16, Kimmel asked several of six- and seven-year-olds what the US should do about its $1.3 trillion debt to China, to which one child replied, "Kill everyone in China." After a backlash, ABC apologized for the segment, but that didn't stop a petition making it all the way to the White House. Now, China's foreign minister is asking for more, saying in a press conference yesterday, “ABC should face up to its mistake and respond with a sincere attitude to the reasonable demands by Chinese people in America, [...]

Nathan Fielder Explains Dumb Starbucks on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Yesterday, Jimmy Kimmel extended a last-minute invitation to Nathan Fielder to come on his show and explain the whole Dumb Starbucks thing. Aside from giving Kimmel some famous Dumb Starbucks coffee and pastries and explaining his motivations behind the project, Fielder mentioned yesterday's meeting with the Los Angeles Health Board, who informed him that the penalty for operating his permit-free coffee shop is potentially six months in jail. On the negative comments made by Starbucks to the press, Fielder had some harsh words: "I should say that if they do continue down this road, they risk losing me as a customer."

Alison Brie and Jimmy Kimmel Shine Light on Some Craigslist Missed Connections

Not too afraid to venture into one of the darkest and most depressing sections of Craiglist, Jimmy Kimmel and Community's Alison Brie pulled out their dramatic reading chairs last night and took turns reading some Missed Connections to the smooth sounds of a Kenny G wannabe. Hopefully this finally reunites the Eagle River glory hole couple.

White House Responds to Petition Requesting to Cancel 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Back in November, a petition calling for the cancellation of Jimmy Kimmel Live reached 100,000 signatures, requiring the Obama administration to comment on an October "Kids' Table" segment in which Kimmel asks a group of children to comment on the $1.3 trillion debt to China and one of the kids responds with the suggestion "Kill everyone in China!" In a response titled "What We Have to Say About Jimmy Kimmel" posted late last week, the White House had this to say on the controversy:

The parties involved have already apologized independently. Jimmy Kimmel has apologized on-air, and issued a written apology. ABC has removed the skit from [...]

Here's a Holiday-Themed 'Billy on the Street' Featuring Amy Poehler

Billy Eichner appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to show a special holiday edition of Billy on the Street, where he and Amy Poehler breathlessly run around the streets of Manhattan and ambush New Yorkers by testing their Christmas carol lyric knowledge on the spot. Come for the Billy on the Street, stay for Amy Poehler being extremely adorable and visibly uncomfortable with Billy insulting a baby for being named Arrow.

Chris Elliott Got Super Naked on Jimmy Kimmel's Desk Last Night

Nudity appears to have been the theme of late night on Monday, and Chris Elliott's decision to get naked on Jimmy Kimmel Live would probably make even Eric Andre blush. Elliott's nudity, of course, was all for the art. Below, he talked about his eccentric, not particularly health new diet.

Matt Damon Got Shafted on Last Night's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Last night, Monuments Men cast George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Bob Balaban, and Bill Murray dropped by Kimmel to promote the film, and after keeping Matt Damon in his dressing room for a while, Kimmel finally allowed his nemesis to take part of the conversation, but that didn't stop Kimmel from giving Damon a hard time throughout. Click through for the rest of the segment, where Damon finally gets a chance to talk once the building's fire alarm goes off.

Here's Jimmy Kimmel's Amusingly Dysfunctional Family Cake Decorating Competition

Normally a friendly cake decorating competition could make for some great bonding memories between family members, but when Jimmy Kimmel took his mom, Aunt Chippy, Cousin Sal, and TV sidekick Guillermo to Duff's Cakemix to give it a shot, it turned out how a lot of family get-togethers do: Aunt Chippy gets angry, repeatedly screams "WHO TOOK MY BAWLS!?" and threatens everyone's good time.

Kristen Wiig Had a Bad First Date During 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

In what was either a poorly scheduled Thursday or an impressive feat of mental multitasking, Kristen Wiig went on a very condensed first date with an OkCupid match named David right in the middle of her interview on Kimmel. Wiig's channeling a bit of her flirting expert Rebecca Larue here, at least until David screws everything up with that creepy gift.

Sarah Silverman Returned Some of Jimmy Kimmel's Stuff to Him on His Show

It's always awkward running into an ex. I imagine running into an ex when they're a guest on your talk show is a whole different level of awkwardness. Last night, Sarah Silverman came by Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote her new HBO special and brought along a box full of things that he left at her place after they broke up. All things considered, I think they handled the whole thing pretty well.