Jimmy Kimmel Live has been airing on ABC since 2003, making it the longest-running late-night talk show in the network’s history. They like having that stability in the time slot, which is why they recently signed the host to a new three-year contract. It wasn’t an automatic, though — as Kimmel recently told us, he was ready to pack it all in and call it a day. So why did he ultimately decide to stay? (Click on the media bar below to hear Jimmy Kimmel)
Jimmy Kimmel Live airs in late nights on ABC.