Tom Hanks and Cee Lo Green to Appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards'

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February 23rd, 2011

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TOM HANKS AND CEE LO GREEN TO APPEAR ON

“JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE ACADEMY AWARDS®”

Host Jimmy Kimmel welcomes two-time Academy Award®-winning actor Tom Hanks and GRAMMY®-winning artist Cee Lo Green for ABC’s sixth consecutive “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards”, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, immediately following the late local news. On an historic night where Jimmy Kimmel has previously debuted such top secret comedy videos as “I’m F***ing Ben Affleck” and “Handsome Men’s Club,” tune in to see another celebrity-filled segment this year featuring special appearances from Jessica Alba, Eva Longoria, Kelly Ripa, Minka Kelly, Sofía Vergara and many, many more. Tom Hanks will also be sharing an exclusive first look at his upcoming film, “Larry Crowne,” which co-stars Julia Roberts and Bryan Cranston.

Previous “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Academy Awards®” celebrations have welcomed such Hollywood movie stars as two-time Academy Award-nominated actor Robert Downey Jr., who introduced the broadcast premiere of the “Iron Man 2” trailer, as well as two-time Academy Award winner Mel Gibson and Emmy® Award winners Jon Stewart and Ellen DeGeneres. Three years ago Kimmel welcomed winner Ben Affleck, who premiered the internet sensation music video, “I’m F***ing Ben Affleck,” as a rebuttal to the Emmy Award-winning “I’m F***ing Matt Damon” video featuring Sarah Silverman and Matt Damon.

Packed with hilarious comedy bits and a house band led by Kimmel’s childhood best friend, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” -- recipient of the 2010 Clio Award for innovative media -- features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. Each night Kimmel delivers up-to-the minute news, addressing the hottest topics of the day in his monologue, and has welcomed such notables as Clint Eastwood, Ryan Gosling, Jeff Bridges, Cameron Diaz, Kevin Spacey, Amy Adams, Sigourney Weaver, Bruce Willis, Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Zach Galifianakis, Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck, Diane Sawyer, Sylvester Stallone, Zac Efron, Sofía Vergara, Bill Cosby, Gabourey Sidibe, Robert Downey Jr., Charlize Theron, Jamie Foxx, Matthew McConaughey, Jim Carrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mel Gibson, Josh Groban, Diddy, Harrison Ford, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Michael Douglas, Robin Williams, Heidi Klum, Janet Jackson and more, including Matt Damon… well, almost Matt Damon.

Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers and Jason Schrift and Douglas DeLuca serve as co-executive producers. Emmy Award-winning “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios. For more go to www.jimmykimmellive.net.

 
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