Stephen Colbert Kicks Off His Premiere On “THE LATE SHOW”

Stephen Colbert

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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 on CBS. Actor George Clooney; Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush and a musical performance by Jon Batiste and Stay Human took on night one. Here’s what the rest of Week One looks like for Colbert…

Wednesday, Sept. 9

Actress Scarlett Johansson; SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk; interview with and musical performance by Kendrick Lamar.

Thursday, Sept. 10  

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick; musical performance by Toby Keith (n)

Friday, Sept. 11      

Comedian Amy Schumer; author Stephen King; interview with and musical performance by Troubled Waters (n)

Colbert, a multi-talented and respected host, writer, producer, satirist and comedian, is well-known for his previous late night show, “The Colbert Report,” which concluded in December 2014. The program received widespread critical acclaim and earned many accolades, including two Peabody Awards and 41 Emmy Award nominations, with two Emmy Award wins for Outstanding Variety Series in 2013 and 2014.

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