October 2016

Episode Guides Archive

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

Season 2, Episode 20: Monday, October 3, 2016 – Mindy Kaling, Gary Owen, Sum 41
Featuring: David Johnson
It Takes a Genius Like Donald Trump to Lose a Billion Dollars | A Heckler Interrupts Stephen Colbert’s Monologue | Mindy Kaling (Creator / Actress – “The Mindy Project”) | Stephen Helps Mindy Buy a Mop | Gary Owen (Actor – “The Gary Owen Show”) | Sum 41 – “Fake My Own Death”

Post Vice-Presidential Debate Live Show

Season 2, Episode 21: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 – John Leguizamo, Cheri Oteri, Paul F. Tompkins
Featuring: Melissa Etheridge sitting in with Jon Batiste & Stay Human
John Leguizamo Runs For Late Show Vice Host | Stephen Is Fuzzy Happy the VP Debate Is Over | Donald Trump’s One and Only Newspaper Endorsement | John Leguizamo (Actor – “Perros”) | Cheri Oteri (Actress – “Those Who Can’t”) | Paul F. Tompkins (Voice Actor – “Bojack Horseman”)

Season 2, Episode 22: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 – Armie Hammer, Lindsey Vonn, Gustavo Dudamel with the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
Did Mike Pence Upstage Donald Trump With His Strong Debate Performance? | A Peek Under the Table at the VP Debate | Don’t Paint All Clowns with the Same Giant Brush | Arnie Hammer (Actor – “The Birth of a Nation”) | Lindsey Vonn (Olympic Skier and Author – “Strong Is the New Beautiful: Embrace Your Natural Beauty, Eat Clean, and Harness Your Power “) | Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra – “Fuga con Pajarillo”
Season 2, Episode 23: Thursday, October 6, 2016 – Emily Blunt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Phantogram
Donald Trump Asks the Terminally Ill For a Huge Favour | Stephen Asks: Does Anyone Know Who the VP Candidates Are? | Gael Garcia Bernal Has Already Started Building the Wall | Emily Blunt (Actress – “The Girl on the Train“) | Emily Blunt Gives Stephen Colbert Some Acting Tips | Gael Garcia Bernal (Actor – “Neruda”) | Phantogram – “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore”
Season 2, Episode 24: Friday, October 7, 2016 – Diane Lane, Aja Naomi King, Alingon Mitra
Diane Lane’s Life is One Long Romantic Movie | Trump’s Objectification of Women Is Becoming a Campaign Issue | Big Furry Hat: Carve This In Stone | Diane Lane (Actress – “The Cherry Orchard”) | Aja Naomi King (Actress – “The Birth of a Nation”) | Alingon Mitra (Stand-Up Comedian- “Why Would You Do That?”)
Season 2, Episode 25: Monday, October 17, 2016 – Barack Obama, Bill O’Reilly, Randall Park, Bob Weir
Stephen Colbert’s Pants Were Rigged by the Political Establishment | One Diagram Explains Every Conspiracy Against Donald Trump | Stephen Helps President Obama Polish His Resume | Bill O’Reilly (Writer – “Killing Regan”) | Randall Park (Actor – “Fresh Off the Boat”) | Bob Weir – “Lay My Lily Down”
Season 2, Episode 26: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 – Nick Offerman, Wayne Gretzky, Morgan Spurlock
Featuring: Laura Benanti (as Melania Trump)
How to Return Your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 | Pretty Much Everyone Was On Hilary Clinton’s List of Potential VPs | Melania Trump Blames Everyone But Donald for His Locker Room Talk | Nick Offerman (Author – “Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Workshop”) | Wayne Gretzky (Author – “99: Stories of the Game”) | Morgan Spurlock (Director – “Rats”)

Third Post Presidential Debate Live Show

Season 2, Episode 27: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 – Hugh Laurie, Paul Reiser, Nate Silver
Julian Assange Can’t Leak Any More Emails | Stephen Reacts LIVE to the Third Presidential Debate | Hugh Laurie (Actor – “Chance”) | Dead Voters Have Chosen Their Candidate | Paul Reiser (Actor – “Red Oaks”) | Nate Silver (Statistician / Editor-in-Chief of FiveThirtyEight)

Season 2, Episode 28: Thursday, October 20, 2016 – Tiger Woods, Elijah Woods, Jorge Ramos
Segway Joust: Elijah Woods vs. Stephen Colbert | Donald Trump Admits He’ll Probably Whine More If He Loses | Stephen Colbert Considers Fleeing America | Tiger Woods (Pro Golfer) | Elijah Woods (Actor – “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”) | Jorge Ramos (Reporter – “Hate Rising”)
Season 2, Episode 29: Friday, October 21, 2016 – Matt LeBlanc, Joy Bryant, Wycleaf Jean, Eleanor Holmes Norton
When Arts and Crafts Go Horribly Wrong | Stephen Has Some Lucrative TV Show Pitches for Donald Trump | The Late Show Gets Some Fresh Air | Matt LeBlanc (Actor – “Man with a Plan”) | Eleanor Holmes Norton & Joy Bryant (Actress – “Good Girls Revolt”) | Wycleaf Jean – “If I Were President”
Season 2, Episode 30: Monday, October 24, 2016 – Tom Hanks, Adam Conover
The Real MVP for the Chicago Cubs Is An Evil Wizard | Is Hillary Clinton Really a Cubs Fan? | Abraham Lincoln’s Ghost Responds to Trump’s Gettysburg Address | Tom Hanks Wants Something Else from Zoltar | Tom Hanks (Actor – “Inferno”) | Adam Conover (Host – “Adam Ruins Everything”)
Season 2, Episode 31: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 – Will Forte, Dermot Mulroney, Wyatt Cenac
Featuring: Mitsuki (sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human)
What If Stephen Were Spelled “Steven”? | Don’t Let Donald Trump Near Your Flag | The Amish Are Going Red | Will Forte (Actor and Creator – “The Last Man on Earth”) | Dermot Mulroney (Actor – “Pure Genius”) | Wyatt Cenac (Actor – “People of Earth)
Season 2, Episode 32: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – Joel McHale, Abbi Jacobsen, Jon Glaser
The Ghost of Christmas Past Shows Up Earlier Every Year | Joe Biden Unloads on Potential Groper-in-Chief | WERD: Debt Offensive | Joel McHale (Actor – “The Great Indoors”) | Abbi Jacobsen (Author – “Carry This Book”) | Jon Glaser (Actor – “Jon Glaser Loves Gear”)
Season 2, Episode 33: Thursday, October 27, 2016 – Mary-Louise Parker, Pusha T, The Record Company
Featuring: Run the Jewels – “Halloween Wiggle”
Staff Cameo(s): Brian Stack

Stephen Wants Girl Scout Cookie Cereal Post-Haste | Donald Trump’s Star Attacked on Hollywood Walk of Fame | Halloween Wiggle (ft. Run the Jewels) | Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions XV | Mary-Louise Parker (Actress – “Heisenberg”) | Pusha T (Political & Social Advocate / Single – “Circles”) | The Record Company – “On the Move”
Season 2, Episode 34: Friday, October 28, 2016 – Drew Carey, Claire Foy and Matt Smith, Sebastian Maniscalco
Featuring: Erik Frandsen | Aimee Mann
The Price Is Right: Yodely Guy’s Revenge | Is Santa A Secret Nazi? | We Need Supreme Court Justices Who Live Forever | Drew Carey (Host – “The Price Is Right” / Supporter – Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson) | Claire Foy and Matt Smith (Actors – “The Crown”) | Sebastian Maniscalco (Stand-Up Comedian)