On Monday, Jimmy Kimmel sent out a tweet announcing that “my daughter brought us COVID.” As a result, Monday night’s show was canceled. However, he quickly was able to find a replacement host in Mike Birbiglia for the rest of the week.
At the start of his first guest hosting spot, Birbiglia actually connected with Kimmel, who seemed to be living up his time off to the best of his ability. And while guest hosting, Birbiglia gets to weigh in on some of the news that has been taking over the headlines, such as the leaking of the possible decision made by the Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade. On a lighter note, he’s also gotten to celebrate Star Wars day.
So far, his guests have included Iliza Schlesinger, Mike Myers, Ben Schwartz, and Ewan McGreggor. Tonight’s guests include Kevin Hart and Hannah Einbinder.
See some highlights of Birbigs filling in below.