April 2016

Episode Guides Archive

The complete listing of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ episodes aired during the month of April, 2016.

Season 1, Episode 118: Friday, April 1, 2016 – Steve Buscemi, Benjamin Walker, Cast of Broadway’s “American Psycho”
Special Guest(s): Rob Riggle
Stephen’s Not a Fan of April Fools | Friday Night Fights with Rob Riggle | Steve Buscemi (Actor – “Horace and Pete“) | Benjamin Walker (Actor – “American Psycho: The Musical”) | The Cast of American Psycho: The Musical – “Selling Out”
Season 1, Episode 119: Monday, April 4, 2016 – Matthew Perry, Nick Offerman, Explosions In The Sky
Featuring: Parliament Funkadelic sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Special Guest(s): Pedro Martinez
Staff Cameo(s): Tom Purcell
Stephen Gets Relieved By Pedro Martinez | Cartoon Donald Trump Has the Biggest Numbers | Matthew Perry (Actor – “The Odd Couple”) | Nick Offerman (Author – “Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers”) | Minooka, Illinois’ Community Calendar | Explosions In the Sky – “Disintegration Anxiety”
Season 1, Episode 120: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 – Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone, Arianna Huffington, BABYMETAL
Monologue – Reducing Spain’s Siesta & TSA Technology | Midnight Confessions VI | Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone (Co-Writers – “The Boss”) | Smooshed with Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone | Arianna Huffington (Author – “The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time”) | BABYMETAL – “Give Me Chocolate”
Season 1, Episode 121: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – Anna Kendrick & Sam Rockwell, David Duchovny, Autolux
Staff Cameo(s): Liz Levin | Paul Mercurio | Michael Brumm
Monologue – Thanks A Lot, American Eagle | Department of Environmental, You’re Fired | Anna Kendrick & Sam Rockwell (Actors – “Mr. Right”) | David Duchovny (Author – “Bucky F*cking Dent: A Novel”) | Unused Prop Theater | Autolux – “Soft Scene”
Season 1, Episode 122: Thursday, April 7, 2016 – Mindy Kaling, Tituss Burgess, Ken Burns
Stephen Meets Cute With All of His Guests | Stephen Isn’t Ready for Rogue One | The Road to the White House Has Gotten Lumpy | The Do-Nothing Congress Does Something … Magical | Mindy Kaling (Actress and Writer – “The Mindy Project”) | Tituss Burgess (Actor – “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) | Ken Burns (Director – “Jackie Robinson”)
Season 1, Episode 123: Monday, April 18, 2016 – Hillary Clinton, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Katherine McPhee, Sturgill Simpson
Featuring: Wayne Shorter sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Stephen Apologizes to Australia | John Kasich Explains the Jesus Part of Passover | What New York Smells Like | Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Actor – “Fully Committed”) | Katherine McPhee (Actress – “Scorpion”) | Stephen Debuts A New Waffle House Song (ft. Sturgill Simpson) | Sturgill Simpson – “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth”
Season 1, Episode 124: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 – Kevin Spacey, Paul Ryan, Thomas Middleditch, The Flaming Lips
Featuring: Arturo Sandoval sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
A Word About North Carolina | Monologue – The People Have Spoken | Stephen and Arturo Sandoval Have a Trumpet Off | Everyone’s Angry About Campaign Finance | Paul Ryan Is Probably Open to Being President | Kevin Spacey (Actor – “Elvis & Nixon”) | Thomas Middleditch (Actor – “Silicon Valley”) | The Flaming Lips – “Space Oddity”
Season 1, Episode 125: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 – Dennis Quaid, Matt Walsh, Charles Bradley
Featuring: Tootie & Jimmy Heath sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Monologue – Everyone Knows What You’re Doing on 4/20 | Cartoon Is Emperor of New York | Dennis Quaid (Actor – “Fortitude”) | Matt Walsh (Actor – “Veep”) | The Heath Brothers Sit In With Jon Batiste & Stay Human | Charles Bradley – “Ain’t It a Sin”
Season 1, Episode 126: Thursday, April 21, 2016 – Tom Hanks, Leslie Odom Jr., The Strumbellas
Featuring: Roy Haynes sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Monologue – Stephen Got the Queen A Stripper For Her Birthday | Stephen & Jon Batiste Pay Tribute to Prince | Reince Priebus’ Cry For Help Is Very Specific | Tom Hanks (Actor – “A Hologram for the King”) | On Your Mark, Get Set, Act! With Tom Hanks | Leslie Odom, Jr. (Actor – “Hamilton” and Single – “Good For You“) | The Strumbellas – “Spirits”
Season 1, Episode 127: Friday, April 22, 2016 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sam Morril
Special Guest(s): Thomas Lennon
Staff Cameo(s): Gabe Gronli | Brian Stack
Monologue – You Have to Make Whoopie To Your Hands | Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions: Twitter Edition | Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Actress – “Veep”) | Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Actor – “Game of Thrones”) | Friday Night Fights with Thomas Lennon | Sam Morril (Comedy Album – “Class Act“)
Season 1, Episode 128: Monday, April 25, 2016 – Michelle Williams, Eddie Huang, Bob Mould
Stephen-Ade | Monologue – Stephen White-Mansplains Beyonce’s Lemonade | Poor Tom Brady | Wonder Twin Powers … Agitate | What’s In Hillary’s Purse? | Michelle Williams (Actress – “Blackbird”) | Let’s Just Remake All Movies With Emoji | Eddie Huang (Host – “Huang’s World”) | Bob Mould – “The End of Things”
Season 1, Episode 129: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 – J.K. Simmons, Jane Krakowski, Chris Wallace
Special Guest(s): Bill Walton (Guest Announcer)
Bill Walton Introduces The Late Show | Monologue – Let’s Talk About Bathrooms | Trump Goes Full Lunchroom Bully on Kasich | Cartoon Trump Admits It’s All An Act | J.K. Simmons (Actor – “The Meddler”) | Jane Krakowski (Actress – “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) | Chris Wallace (Host – “Fox News Sunday”)
Season 1, Episode 130: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 – Susan Sarandon, David Tennant, Catfish and the Bottlemen
Staff Cameo(s): Liz Levin
iz Gets A Meeting, Sort Of | Monologue – Siri Is Taking Apple’s Earnings Report Seriously | Side Effects of Being Presidential Include Drowsiness, Sexism | Stephen Gives Ted Cruz An Inspirational Coach Speech | Susan Sarandon (Actress – “The Meddler”) | David Tennant (Actor – “Richard II”) | Late Show Lesser Sponsor Roundup | Catfish and The Battlement – “Soundcheck”
Season 1, Episode 131: Thursday, April 28, 2016 – Julianna Margulies, Christine Baranski, Matt Czuchry, Hank Azaria, Phil Knight
Special Guest(s): Isaac Mizrahi
Staff Cameo(s): Meredith Scardino
Stephen Picks a VP | Monologue – How Are Humans Not the National Mammal? | Ted Cruz Announces His Losing Mate | Stephen Has Some Tips for Potential VP Candidates (Not You, Carly) | Cast of The Good Wife | Hank Azaria (Actor – “Dry Powder”) | In or Out With Isaac Mizrahi | Phil Knight (Author – “Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike“)
Season 1, Episode 132: Friday, April 29, 2016 – Anderson Cooper, Mark Feuerstein, Gwen Stefani
Special Guest(s): Jessica Williams
Staff Cameo(s): Brendan Hurley
Stephen Vs. Stefani | Monologue – Dogs Hate Hugs | The Late Show Wheel of News, Vol. V | Anderson Cooper (Author – “The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss“) | Mark Feuerstein (Actor – “Royal Pains”) | Friday Night Fights With Jessica Williams | Gwen Stefani – “Make Me Like You”