First lady gives Kimmel a ratings boost October 26, 2012 | 1:22 pm Leave a comment 2.367 million: How many people tuned in to watch first lady Michelle Obama on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Thursday. It was Kimmel's highest rated Thursday show since 2007. Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Daily E-dition newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.