Jimmy Kimmel Wont Air New Episode Opposite Lettermans Final Show

Jimmy Kimmel Wont Air New Episode Opposite Letterman's Final Show | MediaiteIf you've ever heard Jimmy Kimmel talk about David Letterman, you know that "admiration" barely covers it. Like most comics of his generation, Kimmel grew up watching Letterman, and is now in the unique position of competing directly opposite him on a nightly basis.Well, with Letterman officially leaving late night on May 20th, Kimmel decided http://cashcarrental.co.za/ - car hire Pretoria - to show proper deference by taking a day off from his show.Kimmel told The New York Times that he has "too much respect for Dave to do anything that would distract viewers from watching his final show," and so he won't be doing a show on the 20th.RELATED: Jimmy Kimmel And David Letterman Reminisce About Jay Leno Joke "Fun"Besides, Kimmel admitted, "I"ll probably be crying all day, which makes it hard to work."The Times confirmed that Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show and Conan O'Brien's TBS show plan to air new shows that night.When Letterman was a guest on Kimmel's show back in 2012, Kimmel called the late night icon "the main reason I got into television." You can watch part of that interview here, via ABC:[image via screengrab]- -Follow Josh Feldman on Twitter: @feldmaniac href='http://www.mediaite.com/tv/jimmy-kimmel-won't-air-new-episode-opposite-lettermans-final-show/' - http://www.mediaite.com/tv/jimmy-kimmel-won't-air-new-episode-opposite-lettermans-final-show/ -