Jimmy Kimmel is back!
The 49-year-old horde returned to a helm of his speak uncover Monday night after a week-long absence due to a delay of his son Billy‘s heart surgery. Kimmel was certain to give an refurbish on his 6-month-old son’s health — and couldn’t conflict revelation a few jokes.
“Officially, we was off since my son Billy was ostensible to have his subsequent heart surgery. But we had to postpone it since we all had colds,” Kimmel told a studio audience.
“But a law is, we was watchful in line for a new iPhone all week.”
During his time away, a uncover welcomed a week of guest hosts including Shaquille O’Neal, Dave Grohl, Channing Tatum, and Jennifer Lawrence.
“Anyway, my son is doing fine,” Kimmel continued. “I wish to appreciate everybody who filled in for me …. Shaquille O’Neal, who we would like to appreciate twice — since he’s enormous.”
Kimmel pronounced that he’s happy to be behind during work after spending so most time with his mother Molly McNearney, daughter Jane, 3, and small Billy.
“It was good to have some time during home with a kids,” he said. “But there is such a thing as too most time during home with a kids.”
He added: “And final night during aside 6 o’clock, we reached that time limit.”
Jimmy Kimmel Live! front weeknights during 11:35 p.m. (ET) on ABC.