February 7, 2014
ABC TO AIR A PRIMETIME ENCORE OF LAST NIGHT’S “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE” EPISODE
FEATURING THE RETURN OF KIMMEL’S NEMESIS MATT DAMON
Jimmy Kimmel to Live Tweet During East Coast Encore Airing
Los Angeles, CA – ABC will air a primetime encore of last night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” episode, which features the highly anticipated return of Kimmel’s arch-enemy Matt Damon, on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10 at 10:00 p.m., ET. Damon and the cast of director/actor George Clooney’snew film,“TheMonuments Men,” including Clooney, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Bob Balaban and Cate Blanchett, sat down to chat about the film…although Damon didn’t really get the chance to do much talking.
The episode also includes a new edition of “Jimmy Kimmel Live’s”famed “Mean Tweets” segment, featuring all six members of “The Monuments Men” cast reading horrible comments from social media about themselves. During the east coast encore airing on Monday, Kimmel will live tweet along with viewers and provide his behind-the-scenes commentary from @JimmyKimmel.
The episode marked George Clooney’s first official sit-down appearance on the show since “Jimmy Kimmel Live’s” premiere episode 11 years ago; Bill Murray’s first-ever appearance as a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and Matt Damon’s return for the first time since he hijacked Kimmel’s show on January 24, 2013.
About The Monuments Men
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, “The Monuments Men” is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners. With the art hidden behind enemy lines, how could these guys hope to succeed? But as the Monuments Men found themselves in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1000 years of culture, they would risk their lives to protect and defend mankind’s greatest achievements. From director George Clooney, the film stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, and Cate Blanchett. The screenplay is by George Clooney & Grant Heslov, based on the book by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter. Produced by Grant Heslov and George Clooney.
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