ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night’ Episodes Return for the 2018 NBA Finals
For the 11th consecutive year in conjunction with the NBA Finals, ABC will present “Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night.” These special-edition episodes will air during prime time every night of the NBA Finals, beginning with Game One on Thursday, May 31.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night” prime-time specials celebrate a unique blend of entertainment and sports with Kimmel’s signature comedy bits and an all-star lineup of guests, including Sandra Bullock (“Ocean’s 8”), Jamie Foxx (“Beat Shazam”), Ryan Gosling (“First Man”), Tiffany Haddish (MTV Movie and TV Awards), Samuel L. Jackson (“Incredibles 2”) and Jennifer Lopez (“Shades of Blue” and “Dinero”), with special surprise appearances as well.
Previous “Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night” guests include President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Kevin Hart, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson, Billy Crystal, David Beckham, Cameron Diaz, Magic Johnson, Mariah Carey, Mark Wahlberg, Matthew McConaughey, Mila Kunis, 50 Cent, Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler, Tracy Morgan, Ashton Kutcher, Drew Barrymore, Chris Rock, Jessica Alba and Denzel Washington. Additionally, NBA stars including Blake Griffin, Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley and Dwyane Wade have participated in Jimmy’s prime-time episodes.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night” prime-time specials air 8 p.m. EDT/7 p.m. CDT and following the NBA Finals on the West Coast on ABC.
Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers; and David Craig, Douglas DeLuca, Erin Irwin, Molly McNearney and Jennifer Sharron serve as co-executive producers. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios. (CLOSED-CAPTIONED)