On election evening, as votes for President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden proceed flooding in, The Late Show’s Stephen Colbert will probably be breaking down the updates reside on Showtime.
Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand: Building Back America Great Again Better 2020 is about to air on the cabler at 11/10c the evening of Nov. 3, our sister web site Deadlinestories.
This will probably be Colbert’s second reside election particular for Showtime, following 2016’s Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Sh*t?
“It’s going to be an excellent evening,” Colbert mentioned in an announcement, “though my therapist has jogged my memory America has to need to change.”
While CBS, his common community, will air its customary election information protection, Colbert’s Showtime gig will permit the host free rein to ship his personal commentary, all commercial-free. (Showtime Networks is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS.)
Guests set to seem embrace Charlamagne Tha God (who will quickly host his personal late-night show on Comedy Central), and Alex Wagner, John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon, hosts of Showtime’s political docuseries The Circus.
As per COVID-19 restrictions, the particular will probably be broadcast audience-free from Colbert’s “digital underground political bunker.” It will probably be govt produced by Colbert and his Late Show staff, together with Chris Licht, Tom Purcell and Jon Stewart.