And the 10th Annual JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS Special Goes to…The Comedy Network, February 22
— February 19, 2015
? THE OSCARS® air live on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT on CTV and CTV GO –
? Star-studded special airs on The Comedy Network at 12:05 a.m. ET –
? A-list guests include John Travolta, OSCAR® host Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, and more –
? JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! airs weeknights at midnight on Comedy –
TORONTO(February 19, 2015) – The Comedy Network rolls out the red carpet for the Canadian exclusive premiere of JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS® on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 12:05 a.m. ET/PT, immediately following THE OSCARS® broadcast on CTV. Premiering for the first time on Comedy, Jimmy Kimmel’s 10th annual, star-studded special broadcasts live from Disney's El Capitan Theater, located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.'s star-studded Walk of Fame, and just steps away from the OSCAR® action. JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS® star-studded line up of guests include John Travolta, 2015 OSCAR®. host Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Eddie Redmayne, Lupita Nyong’o, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and many more. CTV has THE OSCARS® covered, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET. Click here for full broadcast details.
**Media Note** - Photography for JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE is available online at BellMediaPR.ca/Comedy
Kimmel’s previous post-OSCAR® specials have featured viral comedy bits and guest appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Samuel L. Jackson, Seth Rogan, Queen Latifah, Tom Cruise, Kevin Spacey, Ellen DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Ben Affleck, Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Morgan Freeman, Billy Crystal, Martin Scorsese, Chris Hemsworth, Christoph Waltz, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anjelica Huston, Ben Kingsley, and many more. Clips from JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS have amassed more than 55 million YouTube views over the past six years.
Viewers looking for a regular JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! fix can tune in to Comedy, Monday - Friday at midnight ET/PT.
Canada’s first specialty comedy service, The Comedy Network airs comedy of all kinds, 24-hours-a-day, across multiple platforms, including a revolutionary broadband service at thecomedynetwork.ca. Launched in October 1997, Comedy broadcasts, uncut and uncensored, an eclectic mix of scripted, stand-up, sketch, improv, and animated comedy – as well as topical comedy talk shows, game shows and classic situation comedies. Offering an unrivalled slate of original Canadian programming, Comedy reinvests nearly 50 per cent of its revenues into home-grown productions. Comedy is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, and is available in nearly six million households across the country.
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