January 26, 2003 – The Late Night Talk Show Jimmy Kimmel Live! Premieres on ABC
“…JKL is packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians, and humorous human interest subjects.”
On January 26, 2003, the late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! premiered on ABC, right after the Super Bowl. It is currently the longest running late night talk show for the network, and has run for 12 seasons. Like many talk shows, this one follows the format of celebrity guests and comedy sketches. It is produced by Jackhole Industries alongside Touchstone Television, and taped right next to the El Capitan Theaters on Hollywood Boulevard.