November 2015

Episode Guides Archive


The complete listing of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ episodes aired during the month of November, 2015.


Season 1, Episode 35: Monday, November 2, 2015 – Allison Janney, Colin Quinn, Margaret Cho
Monologue | Stephen’s Breakfast Prophecies Are Coming True | Fear Not, Karate Cops Are Here | Allison Janney (Actress – “Mom”) | Colin Quinn (Comedian – “Colin Quinn The New York Story”) | Margaret Cho (Comedienne and Actress – “PsyCHO”) | Margaret Cho — “Lice”

Season 1, Episode 36: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 – Antonio Banderas, Reed Hastings, John Irving
Monologue | Hey, Russia, Keep Your Crab Claws Off Out Internet | Stephen Colbert Gazes into the InfiNet | Antonio Banderas (Actor – “The 33”) | Reed Hastings (Co-Founder and CEO of Netflix) | John Irving (Writer – “Avenue of Mysteries”) | John Irving’s Bedtime Story

Season 1, Episode 37: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 – Daniel Craig, Elizabeth Gilbert, Dr. Eugenia Cheng
Monologue | Trump and Bush Book It Out | Hungry For Power Games: Farewell To Whoever You Are | Twitter Has Ruined Everything With Its Lousy Hearts | Daniel Craig (Actor – “SPECTRE”) | Daniel Craig Reveals A Mind-Blowing Scene from “SPECTRE” | Elizabeth Gilbert (Author – “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear”) | Dr. Eugenia Cheng Gives Paula Deen a Run for Her Butter

Season 1, Episode 38: Thursday, November 5, 2015 – Bryan Cranston, Shamir
Staff Cameo(s): Daniel Kibblesmith
Monologue | Stephen’s Got A Fishbone To Pick With Guinness | Qdoba Has An Imaginary Customer | Bryan Cranston (Actor – “Trumbo”) | Stephen and Bryan Cranston Ponder The Big Questions | Stephen & Jon Batiste In New Orleans | Shamir – “On The Regular”

Season 1, Episode 39: Friday, November 6, 2015 – Whoopi Goldberg, Governor John Kasich, Glen Hansard
Monologue | Harry Potter & the Cauldron of Spoilers | Stephen Colbert’s RejecTED Talks, Vol. 2 | Whoopi Goldberg (Comedian and TV Host) | John Kasich (Governor of Ohio and 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate) | Glen Hansard – “Lowly Deserter”

Season 1, Episode 40: Monday, November 9, 2015 – Ethan Hawke, Senator Claire McCaskill and Senator Amy Klobuchar, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
Special Guest(s): Rainn Wilson | Stacie Orrico
Monologue | Rainn Wilson Is The Bassoon King | Did Ben Carson Really Try To Stab A Dude? | Ethan Hawke (Author – “Rules For A Knight”) | Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions | Senators Claire McCaskill & Amy Klobuchar | Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – “I Need Never Get Old”

Season 1, Episode 41: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 – Aziz Ansari, Shonda Rhimes, Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless
Special Guest(s): Liam Neeson (as Mr Toffee)
Baby Hitler is No Match for Jeb! | Candy Crush: The Move (with Liam Neeson) | Aziz Ansari (& his dad, Dr. Ansari) (Comedian, Author and Actor – “Master of None“) | Shonda Rimes (Writer – “Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person“) | Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless (Actors – “Ash vs Evil Dead“) | Really Horrible Noise Sign-Off

Season 1, Episode 42: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 – Viola Davis, Brian Greene, George Ezra
Monologue | Stephen Puts the Christ Back in C(hhrist)offee | The 4th GOP Debate Was a Thing That Happened | Viola Davis (Actress – “How To Get Away With Murder“) | A Very Special Birthday Message Just For You | Brian Greene (Physicist and Author) | George Ezra – “Blame It On Me”

Season 1, Episode 43: Thursday, November 12, 2015 – Jennifer Connelly, Judd Apatow, The Internet
Featuring: John Dickerson
Monologue | The Next Debate Will Feature Hillary, Bernie and Mumford & Sons (sp?) | Jennifer Connolly (Actress – “Shelter“) | What Is Art? Follow-Up: What Is Porn? | Judd Apatow (Comedian) | The Internet – “Under Control”

Season 1, Episode 44: Friday, November 13, 2015 – Mark Ruffalo, John Cleese, Michael Flatley
Monologue | Donald Trump Has a Point, Incredibly | Mark Ruffalo (Actor – “Spotlight”) | The Furry Hat Has Some Furry Competition | John Cleese (Author – “So Anyway”) | Michael Flatley (Dancer – “Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games”) | A Performance from “Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games”

Season 1, Episode 45: Monday, November 16, 2015 – Bill Maher, Shepard Fairey, The Acro-Cats
Featuring: Colonel Jack Jacobs
Jon Batiste & Stay Human Perform the French National Anthem | We Stand with the People of France | The World Is United Against ISIS, So What Do We Do? | Colonel Jack Jacobs | Bill Maher (Host – “Real Time with Bill Maher”) | Florent Groberg (Recipient of the Medal of Honor) | Shepard Fairey (Street Artist and Founder of OBEY) | A Performance by the Amazing Acro-Cats

Season 1, Episode 46: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Public Image Ltd.
Featuring: CeeLo Green sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Monologue | May the Forced Marketing Integration Be With You | Julianne Moore (Actress – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2”) | Start Getting Used to President Trump | Burt Reynolds (Actor and Author – “But Enough About Me“) | Public Image Ltd. – “What The World Needs Now”

Season 1, Episode 47: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 – Sharon Stone, Justin Theroux, James Taylor
Monologue | Hungry for Power Games: May the Branch Be Ever in Your Face | Sharon Stone (Actress – “Agent X”) | Justin Theroux (Actor – “The Leftovers”) | James Taylor – “Montana” | James Taylor Has Updated “Fire and Rain”

Season 1, Episode 48: Thursday, November 19, 2015 – Jane Fonda, Andrew Lloyd Webber
Featuring: Brandon Niederauer sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Monologue | No Country for Anyone Not Already Here | Jane Fonda (Actress – “Grace and Frankie” and “Youth”) | Andrew Lloyd Webber (Composer – “School of Rock”) | Stephen Gets His Show Tune On with Andrew Lloyd Webber

Season 1, Episode 49: Friday, November 20, 2015 – Michael Caine, Larry Wilmore, Boots
Featuring: Vulfpeck sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Exclusive(s): Vulfpeck – “1612”
Monologue | You Won’t Believe What They’re Doing to Your Favorite Sport | Michael Caine (Actor – “Youth”) | The GOP Candidates Demand Equal Time | Larry Wilmore (Host – “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore”) | Boots – “C.U.R.E”

Season 1, Episode 50: Monday, November 23, 2015 – Sylvester Stallone, Ted Koppel, My Morning Jacket
Special Guest(s): Kyle Busch
Monologue | Stephen Takes On NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Kyle Busch | Stephen Calls The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, Part One | Sylvester Stallone | Stephen Calls The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, Part Two | Ted Koppel | My Morning Jacket – “Tropics”

Season 1, Episode 51: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 – Spike Lee, Andy Cohen, Carly Simon
Monologue | The All-Seeing NostraDonald | Spike Lee (Director – “Chi-Raq“) | Andy Cohen (Host – “Watch What Happens Live”) | Carly Simon (Musician and Author – “Boys in the Trees: A Memoir“) | Carly Simon — “I Can’t Thank You Enough”

Season 1, Episode 52: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 – Gloria Estefan, Eric Greitens, Jake Wood, Daniel Boulud
Monologue | Thanksgiving is the Most Politically Divisive Meal of the Year | Gloria Estefan (Singer/Songwriter and Recipient of the Medal of Freedom) | Stephen Releases “The Late Show” Test Ape | Eric Greitens (Republican Candidate for Governor of Missouri) and Jake Wood (Co-Founder and CEO of Team Rubicon) | Daniel Boulud (French Chef) | Stephen’s Thanksgiving Dinner