By Dan Snierson
Updated October 27, 2011 at 03:55 PM EDT

Virgil once said: “Look with favor upon a bold beginning.” We haven’t studied up too much on the great Roman poet, but we’re guessing he wouldn’t mind if you used those words as lofty introduction for the new opening credits for Jimmy Kimmel Live!. The ABC late-night talk show has featured the same sequence since its debut back in 2003, but that all changes tonight. Gone are the days when Jimmy shuffled his way to work on Hollywood Boulevard in a three-quarter sleeve baseball shirt; he’s now a sleek-outfitted special-ops superhero who urgently zip-lines and ninja-tumbles his way to the studio. Hurry, Jimmy! Rebecca Romijn isn’t going to flirt with herself and the Fray must play! Get your first peek at the new opening below.

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