EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Colbert is to host a reside version of The Late Show following Joe Biden’s inauguration as President.
The CBS show will go reside at 11:35pm on Wednesday January 20 following the day’s occasions.
It marks the newest reside show for the late-night collection, which, because of the present political ambiance and civil unrest, has been going reside greater than it has performed in recent times. It marks The Late Show’s 42nd reside broadcast in its 28-year historical past.
Last week, Colbert went reside “unexpectedly” following the chaos within the Capitol when a mob attacked the seat of energy, saying that that January 6 was a “horrifying” day that will go down in U.S. historical past.
Joining the reside show are Pod Save America hosts Jon Lovett, Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor, who beforehand labored for President Barack Obama. There can even be a particular musical efficiency by Peter CottonTale, Chance The Rapper and Cynthia Erivo that includes the Chicago Children’s Choir, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and Kofi Lost.
Earlier that night, CBS is certainly one of quite a few broadcasters airing a particular inauguration day show hosted by Tom Hanks. Celebrating America will embody appearances from Joe Biden and Kamala Harris and can characteristic performances by Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, Ant Clemons and longtime Democrat supporter Jon Bon Jovi.