You possibly can keep up with Jimmy Kimmel for at the very least three extra years.
ABC introduced Tuesday that Kimmel has signed a three-year contract extension to remain on as host and government producer of “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!”
The present will mark its twentieth season in January and the late-night host joked he’ll mark the anniversary on cruise management.
“After 20 years at ABC, I’m now wanting ahead to a few years of what they name ‘quiet quitting,’” Kimmel mentioned in a press announcement.
“Not solely has he entertained our audiences evening after evening along with his sharp comedy, dynamic interviews and irreverent humor, however he has gotten us by means of a number of the most momentous occasions in our historical past with optimism and coronary heart,” Craig Erwich president, ABC Leisure, Hulu & Disney Branded Tv Streaming Originals, mentioned in a press release.
Kimmel’s contract had been set to run out in 2023. In an interview with Variety earlier this summer season, he acknowledged he had been enthusiastic about retiring from the present.
“I’ve moments the place I am going, ‘I can’t do that anymore.’ And I’ve moments the place I am going, ‘What am I gonna do with my life if I’m not doing this anymore?’ It’s a really sophisticated factor. And there are sensible concerns, and there are household and good friend concerns and coworker concerns,” Kimmel mentioned. “Ultimately, I’m going to must cease doing this. I’m not going to do that endlessly.”
So whereas not endlessly, at the very least for the foreseeable future.