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LADY GAGA RETURNS TO “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE” FOR AN EXCLUSIVE LATE-NIGHT

BLOCK PARTY ON THE BUD LIGHT OUTDOOR STAGE, THURSDAY, JULY 28, ON ABC

 

Lady Gaga returns to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” for the first time since she made her late-night network television debut on Kimmel’s show back in October 2008. The Grammy-winning superstar will chat with Jimmy, followed by a live performance on the Bud Light Outdoor Stage in Hollywood.

 

For the first time ever “Jimmy Kimmel Live” will shut down the entire city block behind the studio in order to accommodate Gaga and her legion of little monsters. This epic block party will include the pop icon’s late-night debut of her newest hit single, “You and I.” Gaga joins the ranks of musical royalty Coldplay, Jay Z and Depeche Mode, who have also shut down the streets of Hollywood for their performances on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

 

Thursday night’s show also features a visit from Academy Award nominee Harrison Ford, whose film “Cowboys & Aliens” will be released nationwide on Friday. Ford’s interview will round out a week of bookings dedicated to the film leading up to its premiere, including appearances by Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Adam Beach and an episode of Kimmel’s show directed by Jon Favreau.

 

“Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Packed with hilarious comedy bits and a band led by Jimmy’s childhood friend, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” features a lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. The recipient of a 2010 Clio for innovative media, each night Jimmy delivers up-to-the minute news addressing the hottest topics of the day in his monologue, and has welcomed such notables 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, Michael Douglas, Robin Williams, Heidi Klum, Janet Jackson and many more, including Matt Damon…well, almost Matt Damon.

 

Kimmel has also created many one-of-a-kind concert experiences by closing down Hollywood Blvd. for musical events with Jay-Z, Coldplay and Depeche Mode, as well as special outdoor and lobby performances by Mary J. Blige, Carrie Underwood, Weezer, Them Crooked Vultures, Alice in Chains, Kelly Clarkson, Good Charlotte, Drake, Phoenix, MGMT, Ke$ha, Tim McGraw, Foo Fighters, The Killers, 50 Cent, John Mayer, Shakira, Pink, Usher and Mariah Carey.

 

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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