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Jimmy Kimmel brings Katie Couric to his colonoscopy

Jimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for the colorectal cancer test, which aired on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The exam found no sign of polyps. Couric's late husband died of the disease in 1998. She had the screening done on TV in 2007.
By The News · 21 of March 2018 13:17:25
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel participates in the "Jimmy Kimmel Live and 90th Oscars" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for his first colonoscopy, which aired Tuesday, March 20, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File), No available, FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel participates in the "Jimmy Kimmel Live and 90th Oscars" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for his first colonoscopy, which aired Tuesday, March 20, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel’s audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy.

The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for the test, which aired on Tuesday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” She was with him before and after the examination.

Kimmel turned 50 in November, which is the age the American Cancer Society recommends for the colorectal cancer screening.

The exam found no sign of polyps. But Couric joked with Kimmel that keys, toy soldiers and a harmonica were recovered.

Couric’s late husband died of the disease in 1998. She had the screening done on TV in 2007.

March is colon cancer awareness month.