May 25

May 24, 2016 – Sean Hayes, Brooklyn Decker, Lewis Black

Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 1, Episode 149 (Tuesday, May 24, 2016)
GUESTS: Sean Hayes | Brooklyn Decker | Lewis Black
SEGMENTS: Liz Gets A Meeting, Sort Of (Part 5) | Bachelors, Ballers, and the TSA | Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions: God Edition | Sean Hayes | Brooklyn Decker | Robot Truckers Are Coming | Lewis Black
SUIT REPORT: Blue Suit | White Shirt | Navy Tie

Tonight, the Late Show welcomes actor Sean Hayes and Brooklyn Decker, plus comedian Lewis Black.

May 24

May 23, 2016 – Emilia Clarke, Shiri Appleby, Cynthia Erivo

Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 1, Episode 148 (Monday, May 23, 2016)
GUESTS: Emilia Clarke | Shiri Appleby | Cynthia Erivo
STAFF CAMEO(s): Michael Brumm
SEGMENTS: Stephen Meets the Mother of Puppies | Guns, Shapes and Sex | RIP Victoria’s Secret Catalogue | The Late Show’s 2016 Commencement Speech | Emilia Clarke | There Are Worse Things Than Starbucks Spelling Your Name Right | Shiri Appleby | Cynthia Erivo Performs “I’m Here” from The Color Purple
SUIT REPORT: Grey Suit | White Shirt | Grey Tie

Shiri Appleby shares with Stephen some of the dirty laundry Jon Stewart aired about him, and let's say his reaction is pretty priceless.

Shiri Appleby shares with Stephen some of the dirty laundry Jon Stewart aired about him, and let’s say his reaction is pretty priceless.

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May 24

Better Know a Guest – May 23 – 27, 2016

Better Know a Guest - The Late ShowWelcome to Better Know a Guest, your weekly guide to the wonderful and diverse array of personalities appearing on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ each week.


It’s that time again, Hubsters! An exciting new week of shows is upon us. In recent news, Oklahoma lawmakers are calling for the impeachment of President Obama after the POTUS issued a federal directive to public schools that allows students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. Oklahoma, your bigotry is showing. A big congratulations goes out to Jon Stewart and David Letterman who were just honored with Peabody Awards! Let’s get this party started and check out who Stephen has in store for us this week!

Which guest(s) are you looking forward to? Join in the conversation and let us know in the comment section. Donʼt forget to take our weekly poll!

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May 21

May 20, 2016 – Seth Rogen, Krysten Ritter, Wolf Parade

Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 1, Episode 147 (Friday, May 20, 2016)
GUESTS: Seth Rogen | Krysten Ritter | Wolf Parade
FEATURING: The Cast of On Your Feet
STAFF CAMEO(s): Peter Grosz | Jen Spyra
SEGMENTS: Stephen and Seth Have a Pre-Show Hang | Trump Mean-Girls Christie And Everyone Watches Porn | The Cast of On Your Feet Stops By | Let Kanye Be Kanye | Seth Rogan | Not At the Movies With Gil Peaches | Krysten Ritter | Wolf Parade – “C’est La Vie Way” and “Floating World”
SUIT REPORT: Black Suit | White Shirt | Turquoise Tie

Stephen and Seth Rogen try to have a didgeridoo circle, but Seth is no match for Pro Didge Player Stephen. Rock on!

Stephen and Seth Rogen try to have a didgeridoo circle, but Seth is no match for Pro Didge Player Stephen. Rock on!

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May 21

Stephen Colbert Takes the Stage at the CBS Upfronts

Stephen Colbert at the CBS Upfronts 2016

© Jeffrey R. Staab | CBS

Stephen Colbert took to the stage at the CBS Upfronts at Carnegie Hall, New York on Wednesday, 18th May, 2016. Breathing a bit of fresh air into an other wise ‘Hamilton’ themed event, Colbert instead focused his presentation on politics, mocking Bernie Sanders, Jeb Bush and Donald Trump. The presentation also catered to advertisers who filled the Hall, with Colbert expressing his excitement at spending “tonight with you celebrating my first nine months as the host of the Late Show. Nine months means that a baby conceived during a commercial break on my very first show could be born by now. You noticed that hasn’t happened, and you know why? Because your commercials are better than sex.”

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May 20

May 19, 2016 – Rose Byrne, Bobby Flay, Weird Al Yankovic

Episode GuideEPISODE NUMBER: Season 1, Episode 146 (Thursday, May 19, 2016)
GUESTS: Rose Byrne | Bobby Flay | Weird Al Yankovic
SEGMENTS: You Don’t Know Weird Al | Ice Cream, Uggos, & Ads Oh My | Here Comes Trumpy Boo Boo | Rose Byrne | Bobby Flay | Weird Al Yankovic – “Word Crimes” | Stephen Remembers Morley Safer
SUIT REPORT: Dark Grey Suit | White Shirt | Navy Patterned Tie

Stephen pays tribute to legendary 60 Minutes correspondent Morley Safer, who recently passed away at age 84. Safer profiled Stephen on 60  Minutes and also helped set up TCR's epic "Guitarmegeddon" episode in 2006.

Stephen pays tribute to legendary 60 Minutes correspondent Morley Safer, who recently passed away at age 84. Safer profiled Stephen on 60 Minutes and also helped set up TCR’s epic “Guitarmegeddon” episode in 2006.

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