Jimmy Kimmel Live to Devote an Entire Show to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Jimmy Kimmel Live to devote an entire show to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

J.J. Abrams and his The Force Awakens cast will join Kimmel for a special episode airing on Nov. 23. In fact, Kimmel devoted some of last night's Halloween-themed show to Star Wars, which, like his talk show, falls under the Disney umbrella. Kimmel dressed as Princess Leia while his band, announcer and sidekick Guillermo also appeared as Star Wars characters. Meanwhile, guest Harrison Ford dressed as a hot dog while raving about the new Star Wars film.


Lawsuit claims Quantico was stolen from a 1999 CNN documentary

The ABC drama is accused of lifting its premise from the documentary Quantico: The Making Of An FBI Agent, which aired in 1999. Filmmakers were “granted unprecedented access to the FBI Academy” for the documentary.


Adele's NBC takeover: She'll appear in a 1-hour NYC concert special

Adele Live in New York City, airing Dec. 14, will tape the same week she appears on Jimmy Fallon and Saturday Night Live.


Grace and Frankie producers created a “Wheel of Blame”

Check out the clever response to production delays on the Netflix comedy.


John Oliver still wouldn't invite Donald Trump on his show

"I really don't have anything to say to him,” the Last Week Tonight host said on CBS This Morning. "He's said everything he wants to say. He has no internal monologue, that man. So, it's not like you're going to find the secret nugget he's been holding back. He's an open book. That book doesn't have very many interesting words in it."


Jimmy Kimmel unveils the high school version of Scandal

Introducing Episode 1 of Scandal High.


Bones-Sleepy Hollow crossover scores in the ratings

Both shows saw their numbers rise, with Sleepy Hollow rebounding from a series low.


MTV developing The Campaigners in time for the 2016 election

The political dramedy will follow a group of college students as they try to get a fictional candidate on the ballot for a senate race.


Faking It launches a transgender youth casting call

Says showrunner Carter Covington: "I would like to support the trans community and to represent the trans community more in the show. Unfortunately there’s a lack of trans actors and actresses in Hollywood just as there’s a lack of roles for them."


Jimmy Fallon has Will Forte’s beard tested for poop, with some help from Jon Hamm and Rachel Dratch

Hamm and Dratch were on hand for support as a doctor administered a germ test on Forte's beard.


2 of Kelsey Grammer’s daughters to appear together on CBS' Rush Hour

This will be the first time sisters Greer and Spencer Grammer will act opposite each other.


Today stars dress as the Peanuts gang

See Al Roker as Charlie Brown. PLUS: GMA stars dressed as Empire characters, and Ellen is the new Kardashian sister.


James Corden parodies Adele’s Hello with Billy Eichner

Corden and Eichner starred in a Halloween-themed music video set to Hello. PLUS: Corden recreated The Catch with Joe Montana.


Hawaii Five-0’s Halloween special features Frankenstein and vampires

“Usually, we do one story, and here we did two sort of familiar stories but with our spin on it,” says showrunner Peter M. Lenkov. "We wanted to go all out and make this one more of an event.”