The May 1st, 2017 broadcast was the first episode to air since Kimmel went on temporary hiatus for the birth of his son William who was born with the heart defect TOF. Kimmel gives an emotional monologue explaining his son's condition Kimmel's guests that night were cardiac surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz who explains the condition and snowboarder Shaun White who himself also suffered TOF.
Didn't you get bit by a spider or something?
Chester Bennington: Yes, I got bit on my ass by a spider. And I thought that I had cancer but...
Jimmy Kimmel: ...it turns out you have super powers!
Chester Bennington: It turns out now that I can climb buildings, and save people from criminal acts.
Each show opens differently ultimatly ending with Jimmy flicking a giant switch to turn on the lights.