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Katy Perry, Billy Bob Thornton Set for ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

The good news for Katy Perry fans? The “Birthday” singer will be appearing on an upcoming episode of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

The bad news? She will apparently not be the episode’s musical guest.

According to upcoming listings, Perry will appear as the second interview guest on the April 21 edition of ABC’s night time talk show.

Airing after a week of “Kimmel” encores (save for a new “Behind the Scandalabra” special on Thursday, April 17), the episode will feature Billy Bob Thornton as its “A” guest and Chromeo as its musical act.

Other confirmed “Kimmel” guests for the week of April 21 include Tim Allen, Foster the People and Emily Deschanel. The latest listings follow:

Monday, April 21 – Billy Bob Thornton, Katy Perry and musical guest Chromeo
Tuesday, April 22 – Don Rickles, Emily Deschanel and musical guest Beck
Wednesday, April 23 – Tim Allen, Ginnifer Goodwin and musical guest Foster the People
Thursday, April 24 – Julie Bowen, Dave Attell

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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