Jimmy Kimmel
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United States
2021

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Now in his 19th season as host and executive producer of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Kimmel steered the show through COVID, restoring its live studio audience at Hollywood’s El Capitan Entertainment Centre over the 2021 summer. For the first time ever, his show ended the 2020-2021 TV season ahead of “The Tonight Show” in total viewers, averaging 1.73 million vs. 1.53 million. And in the key adults 18-49 demo, Kimmel was just 2% behind, marking his closest-ever finish behind “Tonight.” “Jimmy Kimmel Live” also received another Emmy nom for variety talk series as he promoted Erin Irwin, Molly McNearney and Jennifer Sharron to join him as executive producers, while Kimmel continues to executive produce Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers” revival.

Career

  • WIN BEN STEIN'S MONEY
  • THE MAN SHOW
  • JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE

Education

  • University of Nevada–Las Vegas (NV, USA)
  • Arizona State University (AZ, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • Comedy Impact
  • Variety Power of Comedy
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Jimmy Kimmel Offers Impassioned Defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci Amid Further Criticism From Conservative Figures

Jimmy Kimmel Offers Impassioned Defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci Amid Further Criticism From Conservative Figures

Jimmy Kimmel offered an impassioned defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci during his opening monologue on Tuesday evening's episode of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live.""If you’ve been watching Fox News, you know that the real enemy isn’t the virus or the do-my-own-research geniuses who refuse to get the vaccine. The real enemy is Dr. Fauci," Kimmel stated. "Let me tell you screwballs something about Dr. Fauci. Cause I’ve had enough of this. And he’s too nice to say this himself."Major conservative voices,...

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