July 2016

Episode Guides Archive

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

Season 1, Episode 172: Friday, July 1, 2016 – Zachary Quinto, Natasha Lyonne, 2 Chainz
How NOT To Handle Fireworks this July 4th | “Brexit” Beats “Porn” As Most Popular Search Term | First Drafts: Summer Blockbuster Movies | Zachary Quinto (Actor – “Star Trek Beyond”) | Natasha Lyonne (Actress – “Orange Is the New Black”) | 2 Chainz (Album – “ColleGrove”) | Late Show Three-Legged Race: Video Game Speedrunner Edition
Season 1, Episode 173: Monday, July 11, 2016 – Brian Cranston, Busy Phillips, Blink-182
Featuring: Anthony Rizzo | Kris Bryant | Jake Arrieta
Staff Cameo(s): Michael Brumm
Exclusive(s): Blink-182 – “What’s My Age Again?”
What A Season For the Cubbies! | This Will Cheer You Up: #Carefree BlackKids2k16 | Pokemon GO Takes Over The Late Show | Stephen Colbert Takes the Gloves Off: Hillary’s Email Scandal | Bryan Cranston (Actor – “The Infiltrator”) | “Too Much Exposition Theater” With Bryan Cranston | Busy Phillips (Actress – “Vice Principals”) | Blink-182 – “Bored to Death”
Season 1, Episode 174: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – Nicholas Hoult, John Turturro, Bret Baier, Young Greatness
Stephen Wishes the Chicago Cubs Good Luck | David Cameron’s Parting Doo Doo | Stephen’s Been Watching The Bachelorette | Hungry For Power Games: Bernie Sanders | Nicholas Hoult (Actor – “Equals”) | John Turturro (Actor – “The Night Of”) | Bret Baier (Host – “Special Report with Bret Baier”) | Young Greatness – “Moolah” (featt. DJ Holiday)
Season 1, Episode 175: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 – Benjamin Bratt, Rob Corddry, The Shelters
Featuring: Peter Colbert
A Message From the Heart (About Pokemon Go) | Something Happened At A Baseball Game! | The Ginsburg-Trump Twitter Feud Heats Up | The GOP’s Platform Is Full of Old Surprises | The Late Show Vice Presidential Draft Preview | Benjamin Bratt (Actor – “The Infiltrator”) | Rob Corddry (Actor – “Ballers”) | The Late Show’s Celebrity Pet Peeves | The Shelters – “Rebel Heart”
Season 1, Episode 176: Thursday, July 14, 2016 – Bill Maher, Michael K. Williams, Parquet Courts
How To Catch The World’s Rarest Pokemon | Trump Chooses Mike Pence As a Running Mate | Stephen Loves a Good Conspiracy Theory | Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions | Bill Maher (Host – “Real Time with Bill Maher”) | Michael K. Williams (Host – “Black Market with Michael K. Williams” | Actor – “The Night Of” | Actor – “Ghostbusters”) | Parquet Courts – “Captive of the Sun” (feat. Bun B)
Season 1, Episode 177: Friday, July 15, 2016 – Charlie Rose, Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, DeRay Mckesson, Bonnie McFarlane
Staff Cameo(s): Liz Levin
Do Not Question Stephen’s Hand Phone | Shocking Allegations Stun ‘Dora The Explorer’ Fans | The Late Show’s Convention Bingo | Furry Hat: Grape Nuts Edition | Charlie Rose, Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell (Hosts – “CBS This Morning”) | DeRay McKesson (Black Live Matter Activist) | Bonnie McFarlane (Stand-Up Comedian | Co-Host: “My Wife Hates Me”)

“The 2016 Trumpublican Donational Conventrump Starring Donald Trump as the Republican Party* *May Contain Traces of Republican”

Season 1, Episode 178: Monday, July 18, 2016 – Zoe Saldana
Featuring: Sam Waterston
The RNC Is Christmas In July | Day 1: So Much Drama In the RNC | The Republican Candidates Appear Together on 60 Minutes | Only Jon Stewart Can Make Sense of the Trump Candidacy | The Word: Trumpiness | Zoe Saldana (Actress – “Star Trek Beyond”) | Hungry For Power Games: Republican National Convention Edition | Important Convention History with Sam Waterston
Season 1, Episode 179: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – Keegan-Michael Key, Kathryn Hahn, Jenny Lewis & NAF
Featuring: Laura Benanti
Melania Trump Did Not Plagiarize Her RNC Speech | Brett Baier Caught Hoarding Mustard on RNC Condiment Cam | This Man Sure Knows How to Make An Entrance | Checking In With the African American Delegate to the RNC | Keegan-Michael Key (Actor – “Don’t Think Twice”) | Kathryn Hahn (Actress – “Bad Moms”) | NAF – “Door” and “Guns”
Season 1, Episode 180: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – Tony Goldwyn, Mark Cuban, Lewis Black
Wyclef Jean sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Mark Cuban Takes the Gloves Off: Donald Trump Edition | The RNC Finally Got Exciting! | Who Is Mike Pence Again? | Trump or False: RNC Edition | Tony Goldwyn (Actor | Hillary Clinton Campaigner) | Mark Cuban (Owner – Dallas Mavericks) | Lewis Black (Comedian – “The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour”)
Season 1, Episode 181: Friday, July 22, 2016 – Jennifer Saunders, Cory Kahaney
Staff Cameo(s): Brian Stack
Please Drink Responsibly (Even If Stephen Doesn’t) | Hungry For Power Games: A Look Back | Jennifer Saunders (Actress – “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie”) | Cory Kahaney (Stand-Up Comedian)


“The 2016 Democratic National Convincing A Technically Historic Event: Death. Taxes. Hillary”

Season 1, Episode 183: Monday, July 25, 2016 – Allison Janney, Anthony Weiner, Ryan Adams
Welcome to the DNC: Death. Taxes. Hillary | DNC Day One: Hillary’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | Hungry for Power Games: Democratic National Convention Edition | Allison Janney (Actress – “Tallulah”) | Anthony Weiner (Former US Congressman and Documentary – “Weiner“) | Ryan Adams – “Oh My Sweet Carolina”
Season 1, Episode 184: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 – Jeff Daniels, Bassem Youssef, Aurora
Special Guest(s): Cory Booker
Stephen Colbert Goest Back to the ’90s | DNC Day Two: Bill Speaks, Hillary Breaks Glass Ceiling | The Hilly Fanatic Is So Pumped About Clinton’s Nomination | Cartoon Hillary Clinton Answers Questions From Republicans | Jeff Daniels (Single – “Another American Down”) | Bassem Youssef (Host – “Democracy Handbook with Bassem Youssef”) | Aurora – “I Went Too Far”
Season 1, Episode 185: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 – John Oliver, Jai Courtney, Charlamagne Tha God
DMC sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
The Late Show’s “Fight Song” feat. John Oliver | Obama, Biden, and Kaine Speak on Night 3 of the DNC | Stephen Reveals the identities of “Cozy Bear” and “Fancy Bear” | WERD: The Lesser of Two Evils | John Oliver (Host – “Last Week Tonight”) | Jai Courtney (Actor – “Suicide Squad”) | Charlamagne Tha God (Co-Host – “The Breakfast Club”)
Season 1, Episode 186: Thursday, July 28, 2016 – Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer and Doris Kearns Goodwin, Eric Andre
Featuring: Richard Kind
Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump: The Inevitable Vs. the Unthinkable | Clinton Overcomes Insurgent “Fart-In,” Accepts Democratic Nomination | A “Herstoric” Achievement 240 Years in the Making | Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Actresses and Creators – “Broad City“) | Doris Kearns Goodwin (Presidential Historian) | The Last O’Malley Supporter | Eric Andre (Host – “The Eric Andre Show”) | What’s the Nicest Thing You Can Say About Trump and Hillary?
Season 1, Episode 187: Friday, July 29, 2016 – DNC Wrap Up Edition
Selected DNC Highlights