This Week’s ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Guests: Allison Janney; Jeff Daniels; John Oliver

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+-
This Week’s ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Guests: Allison Janney; Jeff Daniels; John Oliver

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s” guest lineup for its special live broadcasts, during both political conventions, July 18-21 and July 25-28 have been announced. Guests from the worlds of politics, entertainment, music and comedy will join host Stephen Colbert live, each night, as they react to the day’s events in Cleveland and Philadelphia.

Each week of live shows will be specially themed: “The 2016 Trumpublican Donational Conventrump — Starring Donald Trump as the Republican Party* *May Contain Traces of Republican,” and “The 2016 Democratic National Convincing — A Technically Historic Event: Death. Taxes. Hillary.”

In addition to Colbert hosting live from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, “The Late Show” will have on-site teams in Cleveland and Philadelphia who will deliver pieces directly from the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention for the show each night.

The following are guests scheduled to appear on this week’s slate (July 25 – July 29, 2016) of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” episodes, airing Monday-Friday at 12:37-1:37 AM ET on CBS.

Monday, July 25: Allison Janney, from the CBS comedy series “Mom”; Former U.S. congressman Anthony Weiner; musical performance by Ryan Adams (n- LIVE broadcast ET/delayed PT)

Tuesday, July 26: Jeff Daniels; Comedian Bassem Youssef; musical performance by Aurora (n- LIVE broadcast ET/delayed PT)

Wednesday, July 27: John Oliver; Jai Courtney; Radio personality Charlamagne Tha God; DMC sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human (n- LIVE broadcast ET/delayed PT)

Thursday, July 28: Panel discussion with Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; Eric Andre (n- LIVE broadcast ET/delayed PT)

Friday, July 29: TBA.

*(n) Denotes a new broadcast.

Stephen Colbert takes over as host, executive producer and writer of “The Late Show” beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. 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.

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” originates from The Ed Sullivan Theater in New York. Jon Batiste serves as the bandleader. Stephen Colbert, Tom Purcell and Meredith Bennett executive produce the late night talker. “The Late Show” is produced by The Late Show Inc., a CBS company.


Source: Nielsen Media Research // 01/01/18 - 01/07/18
NFL Wildcard GameNBC7.0022.82 million
Golden Globe AwardsNBC5.0019.01 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.1016.16 million
The SimpsonsFOX2.806.95 million
Young SheldonCBS2.6014.70 million
Ellen's Game of GamesNBC2.408.88 million
Ellen's Game of GamesNBC2.208.84 million
9-1-1FOX1.806.83 million
Modern FamilyABC1.705.90 million
MomCBS1.709.88 million


Sunday Night FootballNBC6.7719.04 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.7314.75 million
Young SheldonCBS3.8015.86 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.2514.48 million
This Is UsNBC3.1811.42 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.5010.72 million
The Voice (Tues.)NBC2.4010.62 million
Will & GraceNBC2.137.69 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.178.07 million
The Good DoctorABC2.1010.86 million