Update Regarding Kings Of Leon’s Scheduled “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Performance

Kings of Leon will not be performing on Monday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

Kings Of Leon [Courtesy Photo | RCA]

Update 2: A representative for ABC confirms that the April 24 “Jimmy Kimmel Live” schedule has changed.

Instead of airing a new episode with Christoph Waltz, the Rube Goldberg winners and Kings Of Leon, the ABC talks how will air a re-run of the episode with Lena Dunham, Eric Stonestreet, Riz Ahmed and Cold War Kids.

“Kimmel” will, in fact, be in re-runs all week.

Headline Planet will provide an update when a new date for the Kings Of Leon performance is announced.

Update: Kings Of Leon may not, in fact, be taking the stage on the April 24 “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

While listings issued to the press as well as TV providers (check via the “info” button on your remote) say that the April 24 “Kimmel” will be a new episode featuring Kings Of Leon as musical guest, the official website says the episode will be a re-run of the episode with Lena Dunham, Eric Stonestreet, Riz Ahmed and Cold War Kids.

Headline Planet will provide an update as soon as possible.
Kings Of Leon will be returning to ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

The band, which last played the show in November, is scheduled to perform on the Monday, April 24 episode.

Per ABC, the episode will also feature appearances by Christoph Waltz and the 2017 Rube Goldberg Champions.

ABC’s official listings follow. As always, they are subject to change:

Monday, April 24
1. Actor Christoph Waltz 2. 2017 High School Rube Goldberg National Champions 3. Musical guest Kings of Leon

Tuesday, April 25
1. Attorney and political contributor Van Jones 2. Snakes + reptiles with wildlife expert Jules Sylvester

Wednesday, April 26
1. Actor Ted Danson 2. Panel and performance by Lorde

Thursday, April 27
1. Musical guest Incubus

Friday, April 28

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