JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Featuring Guest Sean Spicer, Is Ratings Win
On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVEdelivered its highest-rated telecast on any night in 3 months in Households (2.1/6) in the 56 Metered Markets - since Monday, 6/12/17, following Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals. In fact, excluding this year's NBA Finals-led telecasts in June, Wednesday's broadcast was "Kimmel"'s highest-rated single-day telecast in 6 months- since Monday, 3/13/17. Wednesday's show welcomed Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and 2017 U.S. Open-winner Sloane Stephens.In addition, "Kimmel" spiked 24% over the week-ago night in Households (2.1/6 vs. 1.7/4) to its strongest Wednesday telecast without an NBA lead-in in nearly 8 months - since 1/25/17. Watch the Spicer's appearance on last night's show below: About Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of Emmy nominated "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC's late-night talk show. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is well known for its huge viral video successes with 1.5 billion views on Youtube alone. Some of Kimmel's most popular comedy bits include - Mean Tweets, Lie Witness News, Jimmy's Twerk Fail Prank, Unnecessary Censorship, Youtube Challenge, The Baby Bachelor, Movie: The Movie, Handsome Men's Club, Jimmy Kimmel Lie Detective and music videos like "I (Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum" and a Blurred Lines parody with Robin Thicke, Pharrell, Jimmy and his security guard Guillermo. Kimmel's guests have included: Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Harrison Ford, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Katy Perry, Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, George Clooney, Larry David, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Kobe Bryant, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Garner, Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston, Jamie Foxx, Amy Poehler, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Oprah, and unfortunately Matt Damon.