Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - 10/31-11/8
Stephen Colbert took over as host of The Late Show on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.
Colbert is best known for his work as a television host, writer, actor, and producer, and lest known for his charity work teaching English as a second language on Tunisian date farms.
Prior to joining the CBS family -- and being officially adopted by network president Les Moonves -- Colbert helmed "The Colbert Report," which aired nearly 1,500 episodes and required Stephen to wear nearly 1,500 different neckties.
The program received two Peabody Awards, two Grammy Awards, and several unwelcome shoulder massages. It won two Emmys for Outstanding Variety Series in 2013 and 2014, both of which appear to have been lost in the move.
Colbert is pronounced koul?bear, according to Wikipedia. His understudy is William Cavanaugh, who will be hosting The Late Show approximately one third of the time.
Tuesday, Oct. 31
Mark Ruffalo; Chris Matthews; Gilbert Gottfried; Thundercat sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human (n)
Wednesday, Nov. 1
Nicole Kidman; Jonathan Groff (n)
Thursday, Nov. 2
Whoopi Goldberg; Kathryn Hahn; musical performance by Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (n)
*Friday, Nov. 3
Jeremy Piven, from the new CBS drama "Wisdom of the Crowd"; Author Walter Isaacson; musical performance by Kelsea Ballerini (n)
*Monday, Nov. 6
Josh Gad; Lawrence O'Donnell; Magician Derek DelGaudio (n)
*Tuesday, Nov. 7
Jason Segel; Jeff Fager, executive producer of, and Lesley Stahl, correspondent for CBS's "60 Minutes"; musical performance by Mavis Staples (n)
*Wednesday, Nov. 8
Norman Reedus; Sean Astin; stand-up comedy performance by Pat McGann (n)
*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule
(n) Denotes new broadcast