Jimmy Kimmel Live is coming to Austin. You read that correctly.Beginning Mar. 10, Jimmy Kimmel will be shooting five original episodes in Austin during South By Southwest at The Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Center for the Performing Arts (Long Center). The show will feature celebrities, musical performances, original comedy segments and, of course, Austin’s beautifully eclectic city.
On taking the show to Texas Kimmel said, “Austin is one of my favorite cities and there is no place more fun than SXSW. I can’t wait for March 10th. I’ll be the guy covered in BBQ sauce.”
The Long Center is encouraging fans to watch it’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as to sign up for its digital newsletter for information on how to gain access to the tapings. The Long Center is located at 701 W. Riverside Dr. For more details on the week-long show visit the Long Center’s website.