Jimmy Kimmel to Broadcast from Big Blue Bus, Picking Up Guests as Show Rolls On
One of the nice things about having so many tv channels is there is so much selection. There once was a time when there was only one late-night talk show option: Johnny. Then there was Letterman and Leno. Now there's also Craig Ferguson, Conan of course, and Jimmy Kimmel. There's so much selection that there's even an audience for Carson Daly's terrible mess of a show.
In order to keep up with the O'Brien's, Jimmy Kimmel announced that he will have a show next month that will be shot directly from a Big Blue Bus, reminiscent of the time Letterman did a whole show from a hotel room.
In a special episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” airing TUESDAY, MAY 15, Jimmy hosts an entire show direct from a Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, picking up guests along the bus route. Scheduled to appear throughout the May sweep is an all-star lineup that includes Cameron Diaz, Geoffrey Rush, Danica Patrick, Carmen Electra, Evangeline Lily, Sarah Silverman, David Spade, Garry Marshall, and the latest eliminated celebrities from “Dancing with the Stars,” as well as performances by Ozzy Osbourne, Kelly Clarkson, Avril Lavigne, Linkin Park, Macy Gray, Alexa Ray Joel, Kaiser Chiefs, The Used and The Bravery.
If you ask us, if you really want some Sweeps numbers, they'd take the 2 Sunset around two in the morning. They'll find people who would put Ozzy to shame.photo by Mr. Jason Toney