VIDEO: Stephen Colbert, Michael Stipe & James Franco Say Goodbye to 2016 with Remix of R.E.M. Classic

On last night's LATE SHOW, Michael Stipe and James Franco join Stephen Colbert to celebrate the end of 2016 with a remake R.E.M.'s "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" Later, Franco, the star of the new film 'Why Him,' explains how he worked on over 60 projects in 2016, and admits to Stephen that he may a problem. And, esteemed film critic Gil Peaches invites his cousin Will Peaches (aka James Franco) over to review new movies including 'Why Him' and the 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.' Also, musician and former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe is now the author of a new book that doubles as an escape hatch for tough times. Watch all the clips below!

Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to THE LATE SHOW with Stephen Colbert, where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more.

Featuring bandleader Jon Batiste and his band Stay Human, the show is broadcast from the historic and newly renovated Ed Sullivan Theater. Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on September 8, 2015.

A multi-talented and respected host, writer, producer, satirist and comedian, Colbert is well-known for his previous late night show, "The Colbert Report," which concluded on Friday, Dec. 18, 2014. The program received wide-spread critical acclaim and earned two Peabody Awards and 29 Emmy Award nominations, including two Emmy wins for Outstanding Variety Series (2013, 2014) and four Emmy wins for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (2008, 2010, 2013, 2014). Prior to that, Colbert spent eight years as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" as an on-air personality and writer of news satire for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series.


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