Jimmy Kimmel renews ABC deal, looks forward to 'quiet quitting'

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(CNN)You tin enactment up with Jimmy Kimmel for astatine slightest 3 much years.

ABC announced Tuesday that Kimmel has signed a three-year declaration hold to enactment connected arsenic big and enforcement shaper of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

The amusement volition people its 20th play successful January and the late-night big joked he'll people the day connected cruise control.

    "After 2 decades astatine ABC, I americium present looking guardant to 3 years of what they telephone 'quiet quitting,'" Kimmel said successful a property announcement.

      "Not lone has helium entertained our audiences nighttime aft nighttime with his crisp comedy, dynamic interviews and irreverent humor, but helium has gotten america done immoderate of the astir momentous events successful our past with optimism and heart," Craig Erwich president, ABC Entertainment, Hulu & Disney Branded Television Streaming Originals, said successful a statement.

      Kimmel's declaration had been acceptable to expire successful 2023. In an interrogation with Variety earlier this summer, helium acknowledged helium had been reasoning astir retiring from the show.

        "I person moments wherever I go, 'I cannot bash this anymore.' And I person moments wherever I go, 'What americium I gonna bash with my beingness if I'm not doing this anymore?' It's a precise analyzable thing. And determination are applicable considerations, and determination are household and person considerations and coworker considerations," Kimmel said. "Eventually, I americium going to person to halt doing this. I'm not going to bash this forever."

          So portion not forever, astatine slightest for the foreseeable future.

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