Premiered Date
January 26, 2003
Genre
Talk Show
Network
ABC
54

Jimmy Kimmel

as host

51

Guillermo Rodriguez

as security/sidekick

57

Dicky Barrett

as announcer

50

Sal Iacono

 

About Jimmy Kimmel Live!

About

Late-night talk show formatted similarly to shows like The Tonight Show and The Late Show which began airing at 11:35 pm ET after ten years on the air at 12:05 am to directly compete with the aforementioned programs.

Trivia

One of the most popular segments of the show became "Mean Tweets." Numerous YouTube videos have gone viral after Kimmel asked his viewers to take video reactions of parents taking away candy from their kids on Halloween.