ABC Will Re-Mix ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ ‘Nightline’ in Coronavirus Schedule

Published on Apr 08, 2020

ABC Will Re-Mix ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ ‘Nightline’ in Coronavirus Schedule

Jimmy Kimmel will return to his usual late-night roost – but will continue to share his hour with ABC News’ “Nightline.”

ABC, which has been more aggressive than some of its rivals in ceding entertainment slots to news during the coronavirus pandemic, said it would restore “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to its regular 11:35 p.m. start time. And yet, the network said “Jimmy Kimmel Live” would, for the time being, last just 30 minutes, with the second half of its time slot going to “Nightline,” which has focused its stories on the life during the contagion.

ABC said it would then present

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Author: Brian Steinberg