The 8th annual post-Oscar telecast of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" was up over the prior year for the 2nd year in a row, growing by 15% in Total Viewers (5.786 million vs. 5.035 million) and by 9% in Adults 18-49 (2.031 million vs. 1.864 million), marking "JKL's" most-watched post-Oscar telecast ever. Host Jimmy Kimmel welcomed Academy Award Winner Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum. Kimmel also debuted the trailer to "Movie: The Movie Twovie," the highly anticipated sequel to "Movie: The Movie," starring among others Bradley Cooper, Jessica Chastain, Jude Law, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski and Samuel L. Jackson.- Among all "Jimmy Kimmel Live" broadcasts, Sunday's post-Oscar show attracted the ABC late-night program's 2nd-largest audience ever (behind only its post-Super Bowl airing on 2/5/06).- The post-Oscar telecast of ABC's "JKL" (5.786 million) outdrew the post-Super Bowl telecast of CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" by more than 1.5 million viewers (4.255 million on 2/3/13) and topped the post-Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics telecast of NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" by 3% in Total Viewers (5.351 million on 7/27/12).- This year's "After the Oscars" telecast posted gains over the prior year's special in both Households and Adults 18-49 in each of the Top 3 U.S. Metered Markets: New York (+11%/+32%), Los Angeles (+106%/+210%) and Chicago (+5%/+50%).
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