Last night, America’s favorite bundle of scary childhood statistics, Honey Boo Boo, came on Jimmy Kimmel Live with her mom, June. While the TLC starlet with a penchant for GoGo juice was surprisingly lackluster during her mother’s pitch for how their show is positively impacting her community, she perked up once Jimmy started asking her the tough questions. Like, who would she want to be president, because Mr. Kimmel is very savvy and knows that the undecided voters in this country will eventually just arbitrary pick whichever candidate their favorite celebrity endorsed.
Hey, it’s no Christopher Walken’s “Poker Face,” or John Malkovich’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. It’s not even John Lithgow’s “Newt Gingrich press release.”
But since we weren’t even aware that R. Kelly had a biography, let alone one called Soula Coaster (what?), and the fact that we’d watch Gary Oldman read the phone book as long as it served as a reminder that in nine days he will be Commissioner Gordon for the final time, this Jimmy Kimmel Live clip is must-see TV.
Strange news from the late-night wars as a third army is now mounting legitimate competition to Jay Leno and David Letterman. Jimmy Kimmel’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC is beating Mr. Leno’s NBC Tonight Show, the traditional late-night leader, by four percent of viewers in the valuable 18-49 demographic; Mr. Kimmel’s second half Read More
If the theater isn’t your thing, you might want to reconsider renouncing the Great White Way (thanks, Smash, for making that term ubiquitous again) until after buying tickets for Seminar. Jeff Goldblum, who is second maybe only to Neil Patrick Harris and John Malkovich in self-satirizing, told Jimmy Kimmel last night that he will be taking over for Alan Rickman in Theresa Rebeck‘s Seminar as the grumpy teacher, Leonard. Oh man, but will he be doing it as drunk Jeff Goldblum??