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Fitz & The Tantrums, Garbage, Meghan Trainor Scheduled To Perform On “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Fitz And The Tantrums [Joseph Cultice | Atlantic Records]

Update: ABC ended up changing this week’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” schedule.

The Garbage performance aired on June 14 rather than June 15. Oprah, who was listed as the interview guest for June 15, will now appear on the June 16 “Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night” that precedes game six of the NBA Finals.

Instead of an original episode, ABC will re-run the 6/8 episode (Ghostbusters new and old, Post Malone) on 6/15.
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ABC has confirmed three musical acts for this week’s string of late-night “Jimmy Kimmel Live” episodes.

According to the network, Fitz & The Tantrums will celebrate the release of its new, self-titled album with a performance on the June 13 episode. The broadcast will also feature Kevin Hart and Constance Zimmer.

Garbage, which will be supporting its new album “Strange Little Birds,” will play the June 15 episode. The episode features a marquee interview guest in the form of Oprah Winfrey.

Meghan Trainor is listed as the musical performer for the June 16 episode. The televised performance will be taken from the outdoor mini-concert that is scheduled for June 15.

The June 16 episode will also feature interviews with Mindy Kaling and Ben Mendelsohn.

The June 14 episode will be a re-run of this past Tuesday’s episode; ABC has yet to announce details on the June 17 broadcast. Official listings follow:

Monday, June 13
1. Kevin Hart (“Central Intelligence”) 2. Constance Zimmer (“UnREAL”) 3. Musical guest Fitz & The Tantrums

Tuesday, June 14 (OAD 6/8)
1. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson & Annie Potts (“Ghostbusters” original cast) and Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon & Leslie Jones (“Ghostbusters” new cast ) 2. Musical guest Post Malone

Wednesday, June 15
1. Oprah Winfrey (“Greenleaf”) 2. Musical guest Garbage

Thursday, June 16
1. Mindy Kaling (“The Mindy Project”) 2. Ben Mendelsohn (“Bloodline”) 3. Musical guest Meghan Trainor

Friday, June 17
TBD

Written by Brian Cantor

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