Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Jimmy Kimmel's DIY show

Viewers who tuned in last night expecting a new episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" instead got a 10-day-old rerun featuring Bradley Cooper, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian and Taio Cruz. What happened to the promised brand-new show?

Turns out the "JKL" studios suffered a power outage. According to a report in USA Today, "the lights went out Monday night about an hour before [the show] was set to begin taping at its Hollywood studio... the outage shut down the control room, broadcast transmission center and tape operations area." The resourceful Kimmel "grabbed his laptop and recorded the entire show with his computer's webcam."

Tune in tonight at 12:05 AM (or 11:05 PM, depending on your time zone) to find out what the heck a network talk show recorded on a laptop webcam looks like! The guests -- Seth Rogen, "Wipeout" host John Henson, and singer Dierks Bentley -- were apparently happy to go with the flow.