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Kimmel to broadcast from Missouri City

Jimmy Kimmel has made his choice, and he’ll be broadcasting from the ‘burbs.

A Missouri City family has been chosen to house television talk show host Jimmy Kimmel when he comes to Houston for a live broadcast Friday night.

Johnnie and Billye Moutra and their children, Loretta, 24, and Johnnie Jr., 20, were selected from 4,000 Houston-area applicants who offered to let Kimmel stay in their home during Super Bowl week. The family got the news during a telecast of Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night. The program airs weeknights at 11:05 p.m. on Channel 13.

“We thought we might get 100 or 200 offers,” executive director Duncan Gray said. “This is great. The people in Houston have responded to the show.”

Gray said the Moutras were chosen “because their family dynamics are fun. They have a TV presence. I think you’d like to spend an hour in their company.”

Kimmel will spend two nights with the Moutra family. He will leave Los Angeles late Thursday and return on Saturday.

Well, they did say that proximity to Reliant Stadium was a secondary consideration. Hope the traffic on US-90A isn’t too bad for you, Jimbo.

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3 Comments

  1. Steve Bates says:

    Missouri loves company!

  2. Mike Williams says:

    My family and I have been watching your broadcast from the Moutra’s home; and have been enjoying it. I attended college at Prairie View with Billye; and I am glad to know she and her family are doing well.

    Enjoy it yall.

    Your cousin,

    Mike Williams (Cedar Hill, TX)

  3. Mike Williams says:

    My family and I have been watching your broadcast from the Moutra home; and are enjoying it. Billye and the rest of her family (the Douglas’s) have always conducted themselved is a positive light. Class acts!

    Here’s to continued future success.

    Have a better one cuz…

    Mike Williams and family

    Your Cousin,

    Mike Williams
    Cedar Hill, TX