September 2016

Episode Guides Archive

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

Season 1, Episode 201: Thursday, September 1, 2016 – Larry Wilmore, Chris Noth, Sampha
Staff Cameo(s): Brian Stack
Welcome to the Late Show, I’m Your Host Larry Wilmore | After His Mexico Visit, “Statesmanlike” Trump Lasted All of Three Minutes | Scandals Swirl Around Clinton Foundation | Larry Wilmore (Co-Creator – “Insecure”) | Chris Noth (Actor – “White Girl”) | Checking In With North Carolina’s Junk Checker | Sampha – “Blood On Me”
Season 1, Episode 202: Friday, September 2, 2016 – Anna Gunn, John Dickerson, Simone Giertz
Liz Gets a Meeting Sort Of | It’s Clear Why this Buttery, Flaky, Video Went Viral | Trump’s Top Cop Has a Plan to Clean Up Chicago | It’s a Lesser Sponsor Roundup! | Anna Gunn (Actress – “Sully”) | John Dickerson (Author – “Whistlestop: My Favorite Storiesfrom Presidential Campaign History“) | Simone Giertz (Inventor)

Season 2, Episode 1: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 – Harry Connick Jr., Ava DuVernay, Grouplove
Staff Cameo(s): Paul Dinello | Riley Dinello
Dogs Can Understand Us | President Obama’s Weekend of Insults | Trumps Campaign Goes Off Script | Harry Connick Jr (Host – “Harry”) | Ava DuVernay (Creator / Director – “Queen Sugar”) | Grouplove – “Welcome to Your Life”
Season 2, Episode 2: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 – Whoopi Goldberg, Regina Hall, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger
The iPhone 7’s New Features Will Blow Your Mind | Taylor, Tom and Me (Goodbye Hiddleswift) | Unlike teh French, Stephen Supports the Beach Burkini | Does This Trump-Shaped Cloud Predict a Republican Win in November | Whoopi Goldberg (Executive Producer – “Strut”) | Regina Hall (Actress – “When the Bough Breaks”) | Sully Sullenberger (Author – “Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters”)
Season 2, Episode 3: Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Jessica Alba, Bradley Whitford, George Takei
Finally, Beauty Products Fined Tuned for Stephen Colbert | Matt Lauer: A Complete Disgrace to Journalism | Did Donald Trump Bribe the Florida Attorney General | Jessica Alba (Actress – “Mechanic: Resurrection”) | Bradley Whitford (Actor – “Other People”) | George Takei (50th Anniversary of “Star Trek”)
Season 2, Episode 4: Friday, September 9, 2016 – Tituss Burgess, Jeff Ross, Adam Richman
Staff Cameo(s): Brian Stack | Ariel Dumas
The Late Show Presents: Money-We-Already-Spent Justification Theater | North Korean Leader Nukes Sarcasm | Are Your Parents Smoking More Weed Than You? | Tituss Burgess (Musician – “The Preacherʼs Wife”) | Jeff Ross (Host – “Jeff Ross Roasts Cops”) | Adam Richman (Host – “Secret Eats with Adam Richman”)
Season 2, Episode 5: Monday, September 12, 2016 – Dr. Phil McGraw, Alan Cumming, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam
Dr. Phil For “Doctors Without Last Names” | Hey Drake, Are You a Pirate? | Italy: Come Today … And Everyday! | Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions XIII | Dr. Phil McGraw (Creator & Executive Producer – “Bull”) | Alan Cumming (Author – “You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures”) | Hamilton Leithasuer + Rostar – “1000 Times”
Season 2, Episode 6: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 – Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Millie Bobby Brown, The Head and the Heart
Eleven Heats Up the Late Show | Hey Drake, Are You A Pirate? | A Rough Week for Hillary Clinton | As the Lunghazi Scandal Rages, A Healthy Cartoon Hillary Speaks Out | Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Actor – “Snowden”) | Millie Bobby Brown (Actress – “Stranger Things”) | The Head and the Heart – “All We Ever Knew”
Season 2, Episode 7: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 – Trevor Noah, Allen Iverson, Chris Gethard
Late Show Exclusive Trailer: Fifty Shades Darker | The Central Message of the 2016 Election Is: Never Email | Help #SaveNelly by Streaming Stephen Colbert’s “Debt In Here” | Late Show’s Wednesday Night Thursday Night Football Promo | Trevor Noah (Host – “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” and Author – “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood”) | Allen Iverson (NBA Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee) | Chris Gethard (Comedian – “Chris Gethard: Career Suicide”)
Season 2, Episode 8: Thursday, September 15, 2016 – Tracee Ellis Ross, Andrew Rannells, Mac Miller & Anderson.Paak
Featuring: Jackie Venson sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
What Do Donald Trump’s Medical Records Really Say? | Dr. Oz Asks Donald Trump to Diagnose Himself | The Trump Foundation Needs Your Help | Tracee Ellis Ross (Actress – “Black-ish“) | A Polite Reminder from The Late Show About Polls | Andrew Rannells (Actor – “Falsettos”) | Mac Miller (feat. Anderson.Paak) – “Dang”
Season 2, Episode 9: Friday, September 16, 2016 – John Slattery, Oliver Stone, Jon Fisch
Featuring: Jackie Venson sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Staff Cameo(s): Michael Brumm | Brian Stack
Late Show’s Celebrity Chatline: 1-844-600-LATE | “My Phone Is Blowing Up” Is Taking on New Meaning | Cheetos Lovers, Your Moment Has Arrived | Big Furry Hat: For Every Cheesehead, There Has to Be a Crackerneck | John Slattery (Actor – “The Front Page”) | Oliver Stone (Director – “Snowden”) | Jon Fisch (Standup Comedian)
Season 2, Episode 10: Monday, September 19, 2016 – Chris Pratt, Scott Bakula, Frederik the Great
How Handsome Can a Horse Be? | New Yorkers Are Used to Danger | Did Trump End the Birther Controversy, Or Is that His Biggest Lie Yet? | Chris Pratt (Actor – “The Magnificent Seven”) | Scott Bakula (Actor – “NCIS: New Orleans“) | Frederik the Great (The Most Handsome Horse in the World)
Season 2, Episode 11: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – Michelle Obama, America Ferrera
The Secret Service Won’t Let Stephen See FLOTUS | You Should Definitely Take the Donald Trump Debate Prep Survey | Donald Trump Jr. Might Want to Check His Math | The Late Show Blanket Fort (With First Lady Michelle Obama) | Michelle Obama (First Lady of The United States of America) | America Ferrera (Actress & Producer – “Superstore“)
Season 2, Episode 12: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 – Ethan Hawke, Tim Meadows, Wilco
Featuring: Nile Rogers sitting in with Jon Batise and Stay Human
Jeff Tweedy Jams With Stephen Colbert | Hillary Clinton Preps for Two Trumps At the Debate | A Black Republican Insists Donald Trump Is Great for Business | Ethan Hawke Actor – “The Magnificent Seven”) | Tim Meadows (Actor – “Son of Zorn”) | Wilco – “Someone to Lose”
Season 2, Episode 13: Thursday, September 22, 2016 – Anthony Anderson, Mark Consuelos, The Kills
Anthony Anderson Auditions for Stephen’s Buddy Cop Movie | Stephen Reacts to State of Emergency in Charlotte | Everyone’s A Wiener When Stephen Visits Wrigley Field | Anthony Anderson (Actor – “Black-ish“) | Mark Consuelos (Actor – “Pitch”) | The Kills – “Impossible Tracks”
Season 2, Episode 14: Friday, September 23, 2016 – Bruce Springsteen
It’s No Joke: God is Running for President | The Dalai Lama Does a Great Donald Trump Impression | Bruce Springsteen (Author – “Born to Run” and Album – “Chapter and Verse”)

First Post Presidential Debate Live Show

Season 2, Episode 15: Monday, September 26, 2016 – Rob Lowe, Kal Penn, Emma Willmann [Live]
Stephen Watched the Debate With Abraham Lincoln’s Ghost | The First Presidential Debate Lives Up to the Hype | With Time Running Out, An Undecided Voter Struggles to Choose | Rob Lowe (Actor – “Code Black“) | Kal Penn (Actor – “Code Black“) | Emma Willman (Stand-Up Comedian)


Season 2, Episode 16: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – Sean Penn, Sutton Foster, Regina Spektor
The Late Show’s Special Post-Debate Opening Titles | After the First Debate, Trump Is Up 20 Points in Narnia | Sean Penn (Director – “The Last Face”) | Sutton Foster (Actress – “Younger”) | Regina Foster – “Bleeding Heart”
Season 2, Episode 17: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – Lupita Nyong’o, Donnie Wahlberg, John Prine
Exclusive(s): John Prine and Stephen Colbert – “That’s the Way That the World Goes Round”
Stephen Is Already On His Way to Mars | Elon Musk Wants to Fire Donald Trump Into Space | Elizabeth Warren Rips Wells Fargo CEO A New One | Hey White People! With Jon Batiste & Friends | Lupita Nyong’o (Actress – “Queen Of Katwe”) | Donnie Wahlberg (Actor – “BLue Bloods) | John Prine – “I’m Telling You”
Season 2, Episode 18: Thursday, September 29, 2016 – Morgan Freeman, Judith Light, Jimmy Eat World
A Dire Warning From the Future | We Still Don’t Know Who Won the First Debate | Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson Says Some Pretty Crazy Stuff | Morgan Freeman (Actor – “Ben Hur”) | Judith Light (Executive Producer – “Madam Secretary”) | Jimmy Eat World – “Sure and Certain”
Season 2, Episode 19: Friday, September 30, 2016 – Samantha Bee, Abby Elliott, Asa Butterfield
Uh Oh: Donald Trump May Have Broken the Law | Stephen Has A Pen, Stephen Has A Pineapple. Pineapple Pen! | Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions XIV | Samantha Bee (Host – “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”) | Abby Elliott (Actress – “Better Off Single” and Voice Artist – “Star vs. the Forces of Evil”) | Asa Butterworth (Actor – “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”)