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What to Watch If You Love 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' 

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Updated December 11, 2019 69 votes 10 voters 31 items

List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'.

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is a late night talk show hosted by one of the funniest comics on television that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you, in this list!

TV shows similar to Jimmy Kimmel Live! often poke fun at the news, and if you’re looking for more funny celebrity interviews, digs at politicians, and otherwise hilarious programming, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is sure to fill the void. This show follows a similar single-host format, but doesn't feature guests - just the news, and why it's both frightening and funny at the same time. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Jimmy Kimmel Live!, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancy of every fan. Take Late Night, for instance. This movie is about a host similar to Jimmy Kimmel, but who is in the twilight period of her programming looking for some edgier, younger talent to breed new life into her show, and is a great choice for any Kimmel fans.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of Jimmy Kimmel Live!’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Kimmel, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

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Last Week Tonight with J... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
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