“The Late Late Show with Stephen Colbert” will broadcast live following President Donald Trump’s address to the joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 28 (11:35 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Colbert will host from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York and welcome actress Lisa Kudrow and former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest as his guests.
This will mark the 15th time “The Late Show” has broadcast live, including the election night special on Showtime. The live broadcasts during the political conventions in July 2016, following the presidential and vice presidential debates, and around the election in November 2016, earned strong ratings as well as critical acclaim.
The following are guests scheduled to appear on this week’s slate (February 27 – March 3, 2017) of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” episodes, airing Monday-Friday at 12:37-1:37 AM ET on CBS.
Monday, February 27: Connie Britton; Zoey Deutch; musical performance by Lori McKenna (n)
Tuesday, February 28: Lisa Kudrow; former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest; comedian Tony Rock (n – LIVE broadcast ET/delayed PT)
Wednesday, March 1: Patrick Stewart; Chris Colfer; comedian Roy Wood Jr. (n)
Thursday, March 2: Hugh Jackman; Condola Rashad; musical performance by The Flaming Lips (n)
Friday, March 3: TBD.
*(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.