On another day of gun horrors, Wyatt Cenac and Jimmy Kimmel look for sense in different places

On his show, Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas, the comedian and former Daily Show correspondent has dedicated himself to an entire season of trying to truly understand policing in America. Like Cenac himself, the series is wry, thoughtful, and rational, as well as deeply pissed off, with Friday’s installment looking at the…

Donald Glover reveals Billy Dee Williams' advice about being Lando on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

On the same day of his series Atlanta’s season finale and the Hollywood premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Donald Glover was Lando-cool on Jimmy Kimmel Live! All the more impressive since Glover’s also coming off a fine hosting turn at Saturday Night Live, has the most buzzed-about song and music video in the world,…

The cast of Scandal says goodbye on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and kills [redacted] one more time

While Scandal may have passed its peak and headed down the steep side of silly mountain a while ago, there’s no denying how influential—and fun—all the show’s backstabbing, wine-quaffing, bed-hopping, Machiavellian Washington intrigue has been. After the series finale aired on Thursday, the entire current cast and…

First-time colonoscopy patient Jimmy Kimmel finally travels completely up his own asshole

Walking a fine line between public health awareness and butt-based prurience, Jimmy Kimmel got away with broadcasting the pink, supple interior of his colon to millions of people tonight. Specifically, Kimmel—working with Katie Couric, who did something similar on Today many years ago, in order to promote women’s…

Lena Waithe talks Emmys, Ready Player One, and getting Jimmy Kimmel to slip Jennifer Aniston her email

Lena Waithe was no doubt booked on Tuesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! to plug Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Ready Player One (she plays Aech). But the conversation between Waithe and Kimmel quickly revealed how much more the Chicago native has going on right now. Sure, a meaty role in a likely Spielberg blockbuster is nothing…

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Jimmy Kimmel terrorizes wife with elaborate pancake-making skills

Nobody likes a show-off; partly because they’re annoying on their own merits, but mostly because they remind the rest of us how merely human we are in the face of their inescapable greatness. Hence a new essay in The Washington Post this week, in which comedy writer Molly McNearney—who’s married to ABC late night host…

Kyle Chandler brings his own whiskey for a particularly warming Jimmy Kimmel Live! interview

Telling Jimmy Kimmel that he was inspired by both an old booze-swilling Rat Pack appearance on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show and a bygone night of off-set drinking with Peter O’Toole (presumably on the set of their 1994's miniseries Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III), Kyle Chandler came to his interview on Jimmy…

Oprah tells Jimmy Kimmel why she didn't rise to Trump's bait, thus demonstrating what presidential looks like

After her even more inspiring than usual Golden Globes speech set the easily buzzed internet abuzz with “Oprah 2020" chatter, legendary broadcaster, actor, entrepreneur, and about 50 other admirable things Oprah Winfrey attempted to shut that noise down. On Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Winfrey, there to promote her…

Jimmy Kimmel lays into crackpot Parkland conspiracy theorists, including Donald Trump Jr.

Let us never say Jimmy Kimmel isn’t consistent. Perhaps more than any other late-night host, Kimmel has proven to be a combative, outspoken critic of harmful, GOP-led initiatives regarding healthcare, net neutrality, and alleged pedophiles running for office. Last week, the host found himself in tears while discussing…

Jimmy Kimmel walks us through his reaction to Fergie's national anthem

On last night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Jimmy Kimmel took a moment to explain his televised reaction to Fergie’s very bad rendition of the national anthem at last weekend’s NBA All-Star Game. This proved mostly unnecessary, since Kimmel’s face truly did say it all. Namely, that the performance sucked and it was…