Jon Hamm, Emma Roberts Set for “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Unadvertised, Jon Hamm’s appearance on Thursday’s “Parks and Recreation” finale caught fans by surprise.

Surprise will not, however, be the story of Hamm’s upcoming appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Tentative listings for ABC’s late night talk show confirm the “Mad Men” actor will appear on its Tuesday, May 6 edition.

Emma Roberts, who appears in the soon-to-be-released “Palo Alto,” will also sit down for a chat with host Jimmy Kimmel. A musical guest has not yet been revealed for the show.

Other names set for that week’s “Kimmel” episodes include Roberts’ aunt Julia, Sally Field, Pharrell Williams and Kobe Bryant. The latest listings follow (4/28-5/1 courtesy official ABC announcement, 5/5-5/8 courtesy tentative network TV listings):

Monday, April 28
1. Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez (“The Fosters”) 2. Actress Elisabeth Moss (“Mad Men”) 3. Musical guest Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

Tuesday, April 29
1. Actors Eric Stonestreet & Jesse Tyler Ferguson (“Modern Family”) 2. TV host Robin Roberts (“Good Morning America”)

Wednesday, April 30
1. Actor Tony Hale (“Veep”) 2. Musical guest Franz Ferdinand

Thursday, May 1
1. Actress Sandra Oh (“Grey’s Anatomy”) 2. “Science Bob” Pflugfelder 3. Musical guest Boy George

Monday, May 5
1. Sally Field 2. Julia Roberts 3. Musical guest Future Islands

Tuesday, May 6
1. Jon Hamm 2. Emma Roberts

Wednesday, May 7
1. Pharrell Williams

Thursday, May 8
1. Kobe Bryant 2. Lake Bell 3. Musical guest Pharrell Williams

Written by Brian Cantor

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