VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel & Guillermo Take On National School Scrabble Champions
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Every year Jimmy Kimmel Live invites the winners of the National School Scrabble Championship to come to LA and play against the host. His challengers this year are a 14-year-old from Magnolia, Texas named Jacob Sass and a 13-year-old from Skillman, New Jersey named Thomas Draper. They defeated 69 teams from the U.S. and Canada to earn the National School Scrabble Title, and now they Face Off against their 70th team: Jimmy and Guillermo.
Check out the competition below!
About JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE:
Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC Television Network's late-night talk show. Now in its tenth season, JKL is packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects.
Every night, Kimmel delivers his up-to-the minute take on the latest news and pop culture topics from the day's events in his monologue. Kimmel has welcomed such notables as Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Eddie Murphy, Tom Cruise, Woody Harrelson, Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Wahlberg, Zach Galifianakis, Charlize Theron, Tim Allen, Simon Cowell, Adam Sandler, Ellen Degeneres, Mickey Rourke, Taylor Lautner, Robert Pattinson, Channing Tatum, John Krasinski, David Beckham, Shaquille O'Neal and many more, including Matt Damon... well, almost Matt Damon.
Kimmel's bandleader is his childhood best friend, Cleto Escobedo, and recurring comedy segments include JKL security guard Guillermo Rodriguez, Jimmy's Cousin Sal's hidden camera pranks, No. 1 Celebrity Superfan Jake Byrd and Jimmy's feisty Aunt Chippy. "