This Week’s ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Guests: Allison Janney; John Legend; America Ferrera

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This Week’s ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Guests: Allison Janney; John Legend; America Ferrera

The following are guests scheduled to appear on this week’s slate (April 24 – April 28, 2017) of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” episodes, airing Monday-Friday at 12:37-1:37 AM ET on CBS.

Monday, April 24: Allison Janney, from the CBS comedy series “Mom”; Sheryl Sandberg; musical performance by Marty Stuart (n)

Tuesday, April 25: Interview with and musical performance by John Legend; Kelly Osbourne; Dr. John sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human (n)

Wednesday, April 26: America Ferrera; Thomas Middleditch; Dave & Virginia Grohl; Preservation Hall Band sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human (n)

Thursday, April 27: LL Cool J, from the CBS drama series “NCIS: Los Angeles”; Phillipa Soo; musical performance by Gorillaz (n)

Friday, April 28: Tom Hanks; Anna Baryshnikov, from the CBS comedy series “Superior Donuts” (n)

*(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.

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