via press release:
KEVIN SPACEY TO HEADLINE “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS®” –
PLUS THE DEBUT OF NEW COMEDY VIDEOS MARCH 2 ON ABC
The 9th annual “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars” special will air live on ABC SUNDAY, MARCH 2, with guest Kevin Spacey, 2-time Academy Award winner and star of the Emmy winning series “House of Cards.”
This year’s “JKL: After The Oscars” special includes appearances by Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Christoph Waltz, Ben Kingsley, Mandy Patinkin, Abbie Cornish, Barkhad Abdi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Seth Rogen, Morgan Freeman, Andy Garcia, Adam Driver, Queen Latifah, Gary Oldman, Anjelica Huston and many more.
Last year, “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars” premiered the trailer for “Movie: The Movie Twovie” – the sequel to the biggest, most star-studded and spectacular non-existent film the world had ever seen, making last year's post-Oscars special the most successful in JKL history. “Movie: The Movie” and “Movie: The Movie Twovie” combined have garnered over 28 million views on YouTube alone.
Kimmel’s previous post-Oscar specials have featured Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Billy Crystal and Ellen DeGeneres.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars” airs live on Oscar Sunday, March 2 after the late local news ET/CT and at 10 p.m., PT on ABC.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format. Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers. Jason Schrift, Douglas DeLuca and Erin Irwin 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. (CLOSED- CAPTIONED)