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Chanukah Gets Its Due on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' With Return of the Chanucorn

In case you missed it, Thursday night (Dec. 14) was the third night of Chanukah, which was the perfect time for one of the holiday's lesser-known traditions to rear its single-horned head. Sure, you've probably heard the fable about the oil that lasted eight nights (or at least listened to the Adam Sandler song), but do you know the most famous Chanukah story of them all: The Chanucorn?

Of course you don't because it's totally not a thing. But one of Jimmy Kimmel's writers, Gary, insists on busting out his ridiculous made-up creature on the show every year, and on Thursday's Jimmy...
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Late-night hosts on Trump's net neutrality repeal: 'Absolutely despicable'

Comics, including Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert, discuss the FCC’s decision to end net neutrality and Omarosa Manigault-Newman stepping down

Late-night hosts discussed the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality, criticizing the move as “absolutely despicable”.

Related: Late-night hosts on Roy Moore's defeat: 'The real loser here is Donald Trump'

Trevor reacts to calls for a systemic overhaul of the FBI after ex-Mueller aides are found to have sent anti-Trump texts.

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K-Pop Group Bts Will 'Never' Get Used to Screaming Fans — and Hope to Work with Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez

K-Pop Group Bts Will 'Never' Get Used to Screaming Fans — and Hope to Work with Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez
They already have legions of loyal fans around the world, and now South Korean boy band Bts are making their foray into the States.

The seven-member band consisting of Jin, 25, Suga, 24, J-Hope, 23, Rm, 23, Jimin, 22, V, 21, and JungKook, 20 — who get their group name from the acronym for the Korean term “Bangtan Sonyeondan” (or “bulletproof boy scouts” in English) — became the first K-pop group to perform at the American Music Awards last month.

In June 2013, the group released their single “No More Dream” and began making their ascent into global super stardom.

“We were stunned by the big crowd at Lax when
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Colbert, Fallon, Kimmel Sing Late-Night Christmas Carol on Howard Stern Show

Late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel stepped away from their ratings battle to come together on The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday to sing a Christmas carol together as friends.

"Eavesdropping" in on the trio of hosts at his faux holiday party, Stern overheard the late-night funnymen hanging out. "We're the best of friends," said Fallon. "That's right, Jimmy Fallon. No bad blood here. Right, Jimmy Kimmel?" added Colbert, to which Kimmel responded, "You said it, Stephen Colbert. There's plenty of room for all of us."

The hosts then launched into song, singing the refrain "We're all friends,...
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Dwayne Johnson Can’t Wait to Raise a Third Daughter: ‘Bring on the Estrogen!’

Dwayne Johnson Can’t Wait to Raise a Third Daughter: ‘Bring on the Estrogen!’
Dwayne Johnson can’t stop gushing about becoming a father for the third time.

The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle actor spoke about his unborn baby, a girl, on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday night.

The baby will be Johnson’s third child, so he joked with host Jimmy Kimmel, “I’ve got strong swimmers, Jimmy.”

“I feel good,” Johnson continued, referring to having a house full of women. “I was raised by women all my life, basically. And this is my third daughter. surrounded by estrogen. Bring on the estrogen!”

Johnson also revealed that before he and girlfriend Lauren Hashian
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See Jimmy Kimmel Slam Congress for Failing to Fund Children's Healthcare

See Jimmy Kimmel Slam Congress for Failing to Fund Children's Healthcare
Jimmy Kimmel reentered the national healthcare debate on Monday, ripping congress for failing to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (Chip), which "covers around nine million American kids whose parents make too much money to qualify for Medicaid but don't have access to affordable coverage through their jobs."

Kimmel told his viewers how important it was to support Chip while holding his infant son Billy, who underwent open-heart surgery last week. "Daddy cries on TV but Billy doesn't," Kimmel joked, smiling through tears.

He reminded viewers that other children who
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See Jimmy Kimmel Slam Congress for Failing to Fund Children's Healthcare

See Jimmy Kimmel Slam Congress for Failing to Fund Children's Healthcare
Jimmy Kimmel reentered the national healthcare debate on Monday, ripping congress for failing to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (Chip), which "covers around nine million American kids whose parents make too much money to qualify for Medicaid but don't have access to affordable coverage through their jobs."

Kimmel told his viewers how important it was to support Chip while holding his infant son Billy, who underwent open-heart surgery last week. "Daddy cries on TV but Billy doesn't," Kimmel joked, smiling through tears.

He reminded viewers that other children who
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Alicia Vikander to be Honored by Goteborg Festival

Alicia Vikander on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”: YouTube

Alicia Vikander hasn’t celebrated her 30th birthday yet, but the Oscar winner is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at an upcoming fest. She’ll take home the Nordic Honorary Dragon Award from Sweden’s Goteborg Film Festival, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. Her latest film will also screen in competition at the fest, which takes place in her hometown of Gothenburg.

Written and directed by Lisa Langseth, “Euphoria” sees Vikander and “Penny Dreadful” alumna Eva Green playing sisters traveling through Europe. “The film poses questions about responsibility and freedom, both individual and in a broader political sense without delivering any easy answers,” Langseth told us.

Vikander won an Oscar in 2016 for her supporting role in “The Danish Girl.” “Ex Machina,” “Testament of Youth,” and “The Light Between Oceans” are among her other credits. She plays Lara Croft in the upcoming “Tomb Raider” reboot,
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Jimmy Kimmel Brings Son Billy Out for Emotional Monologue Endorsing Chip (Video)

Jimmy Kimmel Brings Son Billy Out for Emotional Monologue Endorsing Chip (Video)
Forget a second-screen experience, viewers of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” need a box of Kleenex to enjoy their favorite late-night show these days. Jimmy Kimmel returned to ABC’s airwaves on Monday night, when he had a sidekick even cuter than Guillermo. “Hi, I’m Jimmy. This is Billy,” Kimmel began last night, holding his young son. “I was out last week — because this guy had heart surgery.” “But look, he’s fine everybody,” he continued, “he may have pooped but he’s fine.” Also Read: Melissa McCarthy Puts Her Parents on the Spot as 'Kimmel' Guest Host (Video) “And I want to thank Chris Pratt,
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The Most Creative Ways Celebs Are Dressing for the Holiday, From Festive to Fa-la-Lunacy

The Most Creative Ways Celebs Are Dressing for the Holiday, From Festive to Fa-la-Lunacy
Most years, celebrities get just as enthusiastic about busting out their ugliest holiday sweaters as your turtleneck-wearing grandma with the light-up earrings. But we’ve noticed a shift in seasonal get-ups this year. Lately stars have been getting much more creative when it comes to spreading Christmas cheer. Sure, they’re still repping their sweats (which you can see here), but they’re really taking it a step further with full-on elf costumes, Christmas tree dresses and so much more. So we had to list all our favorite festive finds below, from the tame to totally far-out.

First up is
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Jimmy Kimmel Returns to Late Night With Baby Billy to Rally Around Threatened Kids’ Program

Jimmy Kimmel Returns to Late Night With Baby Billy to Rally Around Threatened Kids’ Program
After taking a week off for his baby Billy’s latest heart surgery, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host Jimmy Kimmel returned to the late night show — baby Billy in tow — to provide an update to his fans and to call for help in safeguarding another key government program that helps sick kids, just like Billy.

“Daddy cries on TV, but Billy doesn’t, it’s unbelievable,” a teary Kimmel said as he updated the audience on Billy’s latest — successful! — surgery. Guest hosts, including Tracee Ellis Ross, Neil Patrick Harris, and Melissa McCarthy, all filled in for Kimmel last week.

Read More:Jimmy Kimmel: Here’s What Fueled His Reluctant Transformation into the Nation’s Moral Conscience

Kimmel also used his introductory monologue to discuss the threatened Chip program, a health insurance program for about nine million American children that, as he notes, “almost certainly covers children that you know.
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Jimmy Kimmel Returns to Late Night With Baby Billy to Rally Around Threatened Kids’ Program

Jimmy Kimmel Returns to Late Night With Baby Billy to Rally Around Threatened Kids’ Program
After taking a week off for his baby Billy’s latest heart surgery, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host Jimmy Kimmel returned to the late night show — baby Billy in tow — to provide an update to his fans and to call for help in safeguarding another key government program that helps sick kids, just like Billy.

“Daddy cries on TV, but Billy doesn’t, it’s unbelievable,” a teary Kimmel said as he updated the audience on Billy’s latest — successful! — surgery. Guest hosts, including Tracee Ellis Ross, Neil Patrick Harris, and Melissa McCarthy, all filled in for Kimmel last week.

Read More:Jimmy Kimmel: Here’s What Fueled His Reluctant Transformation into the Nation’s Moral Conscience

Kimmel also used his introductory monologue to discuss the threatened Chip program, a health insurance program for about nine million American children that, as he notes, “almost certainly covers children that you know.
See full article at Indiewire »

Kimmel Brings Son to Live in Emotional Plea for Kids' Health Care Funding

Kimmel Brings Son to Live in Emotional Plea for Kids' Health Care Funding
Jimmy Kimmel returned to his late-night perch on Monday night, and he had one adorable co-host in tow.

Kimmel took last week off from hosting Live while his son, Billy, recovered from heart surgery — and upon his return, he made a tearful plea to the nation’s political leaders to renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (Chip), which has gone more than 70 days without Congress’ approval for more money.

VideosTracee Ellis Ross Has Advice for Hollywood’s ‘Handsy Men’ on Kimmel

While holding Billy in his arms, Kimmel explained that Chip has historically had bipartisan support,
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George Clooney Reveals Bizarre Reason For Wanting A Moose As A Pet In Hilarious ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Skit

George Clooney revealed the strange but totally reasonable reason he would want to keep a moose as a pet as he took part in Jimmy Kimmel’s “3 Ridiculous Questions” segment. The 56-year-old was asked by Kimmel, 50: “Would you take on a moose as a pet if it meant you never had to charge your […]
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Matt Damon Talks Bald Cap Vs. Man Bun & Holiday Traditions With His Wife Luciana Barroso (Exclusive)

Matt Damon Talks Bald Cap Vs. Man Bun & Holiday Traditions With His Wife Luciana Barroso (Exclusive)
Matt Damon is no stranger to out-there hairstyles. After rocking a man bun in his 2016 film, The Great Wall, Damon went bald in his new movie Downsizing. Well, sort of…

Damon, 47, opened up to Et’s Nischelle Turner at a press junket for the film on Monday, talking about the bald cap he wore and how his family reacted to the two looks.

“They actually were there when we shot that, so I let my little kids come,” the father of four explained. “When we took off the bald cap -- it took about four hours to put on -- when we took it off, you could just kind of tear it.”

As for man bun vs. bald cap, Damon said, “Well, because when I came home the man bun was just, we had to put it into a man bun, but, no, they thought that was really funny. So that was probably [the bigger hit]. The bald cap was kind
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Matt Damon Talks Bald Cap Vs. Man Bun, Talks Holiday Traditions With His Wife Luciana Barroso (Exclusive)

Matt Damon Talks Bald Cap Vs. Man Bun, Talks Holiday Traditions With His Wife Luciana Barroso (Exclusive)
Matt Damon is no stranger to out-there hairstyles. After rocking a man bun in his 2016 film, The Great Wall, Damon went bald in his new movie Downsizing. Well, sort of…

Damon, 47, opened up to Et’s Nischelle Turner at a press junket for the film on Monday, talking about the bald cap he wore and how his family reacted to the two looks.

“They actually were there when we shot that, so I let my little kids come,” the father of four explained. “When we took off the bald cap -- it took about four hours to put on -- when we took it off, you could just kind of tear it.”

As for man bun vs. bald cap, Damon said, “Well, because when I came home the man bun was just, we had to put it into a man bun, but, no, they thought that was really funny. So that was probably [the bigger hit]. The bald cap was kind
See full article at Entertainment Tonight »

Jimmy Kimmel Brings Son Billy Along for His Late Night Return, Tears Up While Railing Against Chip Defunding

Jimmy Kimmel Brings Son Billy Along for His Late Night Return, Tears Up While Railing Against Chip Defunding
Jimmy Kimmel returned to his late night hosting gig on Monday -- with an adorable sidekick in tow!

Kimmel -- who took a leave last week to be with his family as his 7-month-old son, Billy, underwent his second heart surgery -- brought his adorable baby boy along with him for part of his monologue on Monday's show.

"He's fine, everybody! He may have pooped, but he's fine," the late night host joked as he thanked the celeb friends who filled in for him last week -- Chris Pratt, Tracee Ellis Ross, Melissa McCarthy and Neil Patrick Harris -- before growing emotional. "Daddy cries on TV, but Billy doesn't. It's unbelievable."

Kimmel teared up as he spoke about his son's surgery, and then took the opportunity to urge his viewers to contact their congressional representatives about renewing Chip, the Children’s Health Insurance Plan, which provides healthcare coverage to children whose families don't qualify for Medicaid and don't receive
See full article at Entertainment Tonight »

Jimmy Kimmel and Baby Billy Return with Emotional Plea to Congress

Jimmy Kimmel returned to his eponymous late-night talk show Monday night with son Billy in tow to provide an update on his son's health and once again call on Congress to fully fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Kimmel was absent from the show last week because Billy, who was born with congenital heart disease, was having his latest surgery. Showing Billy to the crowd, Kimmel explained, "But look, he’s fine, everybody. He may have pooped, but he’s fine."

Thanking the guest hosts who took over the show last week — Chris Pratt, Tracee Ellis Ross, Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa...
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Watch Jimmy Kimmel and George Clooney Go Head-to-Head in the White Bread Challenge

Watch Jimmy Kimmel and George Clooney Go Head-to-Head in the White Bread Challenge
They may call it ridiculous, but we call it extremely entertaining. On tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Jimmy Kimmel and George Clooney will participate in another round of 3Rq or three ridiculous questions. And in an exclusive preview clip to E! News, fans are able to get a sense of the random questions the Hollywood stars will answer while enjoying Casamigos Tequila. "How long do you think it would take for you to eat a mattress?" the late-night host asks George. "Well, have you ever done the white bread challenge where you have to eat one slice of white bread in a minute?" the Oscar winner responded. "It's almost impossible." If anyone...
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