ABC introduced Tuesday that Kimmel has signed a three-year contract extension to remain on as host and government producer of “Jimmy Kimmel Stay!”
The present will mark its twentieth season in January and the late-night host joked he’ll mark the anniversary on cruise management.
“After twenty years at ABC, I’m now trying ahead to a few years of what they name ‘quiet quitting,'” Kimmel stated 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 way of a few 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, stated in a press release.
“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 am not doing this anymore?’ It is a very difficult factor. And there are sensible concerns, and there are household and good friend concerns and coworker concerns,” Kimmel stated. “Finally, I’m going to must cease doing this. I am not going to do that perpetually.”
So whereas not perpetually, not less than for the foreseeable future.