What's one worse than a sucker punch? Oh, yeah. Good TV.
"I can't tell you how much I enjoyed your participation in the Jay Leno scandal," the Late Show host told his guest and fellow Leno-basher last night. "I've known Jay a long, long time and it just got to be fun. I mean, it just really got to be a lot of fun."
"It did," Kimmel agreed. "I would like to keep it going, but you...we had him, we were drowning him, and you threw a lifesaver out to him during the Super Bowl."
"No, I think we can still fire it up," Letterman replied. And then went on to do just that.