The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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  • 2023
  • 9 Seasons
  • 7.2  (14,826)

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is a popular late-night television show on CBS that premiered on September 8th, 2015. Hosted by the talented comedian and Emmy Award-winner Stephen Colbert, it features a combination of humor, interviews, sketches, and live music from his house band Stay Human, led by Jon Batiste.

The format of the show is similar to other late-night programs, with a monologue at the beginning of the show where Stephen delivers his comedic take on the news of the day. He is known for his witty and clever commentary, often poking fun at politicians, world leaders, celebrities, and social issues. His unique brand of humor has made The Late Show with Stephen Colbert one of the most watched and talked-about late-night shows worldwide.

Colbert's interviewing skills are also top-notch. He has a way of putting his guests at ease and getting them to open up about their personal and professional lives. He is not afraid to ask tough questions and is equally skilled at injecting humor and levity into any discussion. His guests come from all walks of life: actors, musicians, politicians, authors, athletes, and anyone with an interesting story to share.

One of the most unique aspects of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is his musical performances. His house band Stay Human, led by Jon Batiste, is an outstanding group of musicians who provide the perfect soundtrack for the show. They play a variety of genres, including jazz, soul, blues, and rock, and Stephen often joins in with them for a musical interlude or dance number.

Another feature of the show is Colbert's opening credits, which showcase a whimsical animation that changes every night. They often feature animals, fictional characters, and cultural icons, and are always visually stunning.

Over the years, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has received numerous accolades for its excellence, including Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Talk Series in 2018 and 2020. It has also become a cultural phenomenon, with countless famous guests, viral moments, and unforgettable sketches.

In 2020, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert shifted its format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For several months, the show was hosted from Colbert's home, with him and his family members as the only guests. Despite the challenges of producing a television show remotely, Colbert managed to keep the show going, providing much-needed humor and entertainment to his viewers during a difficult time.

Overall, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is a must-watch for anyone who loves comedy, music, or interesting interviews with famous people. It's an excellent example of the best that late-night television has to offer, and it's no wonder that it has such a loyal and devoted fan base. So if you're looking for a good laugh, informative interviews, or some great music, make sure to Watch The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Online.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is a series that is currently running and has 9 seasons (104 episodes). The series first aired on March 6, 2023.

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Billie Eilish
96. Billie Eilish
May 21, 2024
Interview with and performance by Billie Eilish.
Sarah Paulson, Paul Scheer, Cast of
95. Sarah Paulson, Paul Scheer, Cast of "Merrily We Roll Along"
May 20, 2024
Sarah Paulson. Paul Scheer. Performance by the Broadway cast of "Merrily We Roll Along."
David Letterman, Claudia Jesse, Norah Jones
94. David Letterman, Claudia Jesse, Norah Jones
May 16, 2024
David Letterman takes "The Colbert Questionert." Claudia Jesse. Performance by Norah Jones.
George Stephanopoulos, Michelle Buteau
93. George Stephanopoulos, Michelle Buteau
May 15, 2024
George Stephanopoulos. Michelle Buteau.
Jennifer Hudson, Marisa Abela
92. Jennifer Hudson, Marisa Abela
May 14, 2024
Jennifer Hudson. Marisa Abela.
Steve Carell, Paul Simon
91. Steve Carell, Paul Simon
May 13, 2024
Steve Carell. Performance by Paul Simon.
Ryan Gosling, Desi Lydic
90. Ryan Gosling, Desi Lydic
May 9, 2024
Ryan Gosling takes "The Colbert Questionert." Desi Lydic.
Jen Psaki, Elyanna
89. Jen Psaki, Elyanna
May 8, 2024
Jen Psaki. Performance by Elyanna.
Tiffany Haddish, Meredith Scardino
88. Tiffany Haddish, Meredith Scardino
May 7, 2024
Tiffany Haddish. Meredith Scardino.
Ethan Hawke, Cedric the Entertainer
87. Ethan Hawke, Cedric the Entertainer
May 6, 2024
Ethan Hawke. Cedric the Entertainer – THE NEIGHBORHOOD (CBS).
John Leguizamo, Laura Coates
86. John Leguizamo, Laura Coates
May 2, 2024
Actor John Leguizamo; attorney Laura Coates.
Carol Burnett, Phil Keoghan, Jacob Collier
85. Carol Burnett, Phil Keoghan, Jacob Collier
May 1, 2024
Carol Burnett takes "The Colbert Questionert"; TV host Phil Keoghan; Jacob Collier performs.
Jeff Daniels, Hannah Einbinder, Béla Fleck
84. Jeff Daniels, Hannah Einbinder, Béla Fleck
April 30, 2024
Actor Jeff Daniels; comic Hannah Einbinder; Béla Fleck sits in with Louis Cato and the Late Show Band.
Jean Smart, Gayle Rankin
83. Jean Smart, Gayle Rankin
April 29, 2024
Actress Jean Smart; actress Gayle Rankin.
Sandra Oh, Reid Scott, Daniel Radcliffe
82. Sandra Oh, Reid Scott, Daniel Radcliffe
April 18, 2024
Actress Sandra Oh; actor Reid Scott; actor Daniel Radcliffe.
John Lithgow, Doris Kearns Goodwin
81. John Lithgow, Doris Kearns Goodwin
April 17, 2024
Actor John Lithgow; historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Orlando Bloom, George Takei, Maggie Rogers
80. Orlando Bloom, George Takei, Maggie Rogers
April 16, 2024
Actor Orlando Bloom; actor George Takei; Maggie Rogers performs.
Salman Rushdie, Anna Sawai, Terence Blanchard
79. Salman Rushdie, Anna Sawai, Terence Blanchard
April 15, 2024
Author Salman Rushdie; actress Anna Sawai; Terence Blanchard sits in with Louis Cato and the Late Show Band.
Christiane Amanpour, Wilmer Valderrama
78. Christiane Amanpour, Wilmer Valderrama
April 10, 2024
Christiane Amanpour. Wilmer Valderrama – NCIS (CBS).
Maren Morris, Demetri Martin
77. Maren Morris, Demetri Martin
April 9, 2024
Maren Morris. Demetri Martin.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Tyla
76. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Tyla
April 8, 2024
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Performance by Tyla.
Steve Buscemi, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
75. Steve Buscemi, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
April 4, 2024
Steve Buscemi. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Gillian Anderson, Sonequa Martin-Green, Remi Wolf
74. Gillian Anderson, Sonequa Martin-Green, Remi Wolf
April 3, 2024
Gillian Anderson. Sonequa Martin-Green – STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (Paramount+). Performance by Remi Wolf.
Savannah Guthrie, Tim Blake Nelson
73. Savannah Guthrie, Tim Blake Nelson
April 2, 2024
Savannah Guthrie. Tim Blake Nelson.
Matt Damon, Hannah Waddingham
72. Matt Damon, Hannah Waddingham
April 1, 2024
Matt Damon takes "The Colbert Questionert." Hannah Waddingham.
Liam Neeson, Fareed Zakaria
71. Liam Neeson, Fareed Zakaria
March 27, 2024
Actor Liam Neeson; journalist Fareed Zakaria.
Carol Burnett, Waxahatchee, MJ Lenderman
70. Carol Burnett, Waxahatchee, MJ Lenderman
March 26, 2024
Actress Carol Burnett; Waxahatchee and MJ Lenderman perform.
Stephen Breyer, Justin Thomas
69. Stephen Breyer, Justin Thomas
March 25, 2024
Justice Stephen Breyer; professional golfer Justin Thomas.
Paul Simon
68. Paul Simon
March 14, 2024
Interview with and performance by Paul Simon.
Paul Rudd, Cecilia Vega
67. Paul Rudd, Cecilia Vega
March 13, 2024
Paul Rudd. Cecilia Vega – correspondent, 60 MINUTES
Diane Lane, Patton Oswalt
66. Diane Lane, Patton Oswalt
March 12, 2024
Diane Lane, Patton Oswalt
Kristen Stewart, Tom Hollander
65. Kristen Stewart, Tom Hollander
March 11, 2024
Kristen Stewart. Tom Hollander.
John Dickerson, De La Soul
64. John Dickerson, De La Soul
March 7, 2024
John Dickerson – anchor, CBS NEWS PRIMETIME with JOHN DICKERSON; chief political analyst, senior national correspondent and CBS SUNDAY MORNING contributor Performance by De La Soul
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ariel Elias
63. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ariel Elias
March 6, 2024
Neil deGrasse Tyson. Stand-up comedy from Ariel Elias.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, Bleachers
62. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Bleachers
March 5, 2024
Senator Bernie Sanders. Performance by Bleachers.
RuPaul, Yuval Noah Harari
61. RuPaul, Yuval Noah Harari
March 4, 2024
RuPaul. Yuval Noah Harari.
2/29/24 (Sen. Cory Booker, Denis Villeneuve)
60. 2/29/24 (Sen. Cory Booker, Denis Villeneuve)
February 29, 2024
Sen. Cory Booker, Denis Villeneuve
2/28/24 (Chris Hayes, Carrie Preston)
59. 2/28/24 (Chris Hayes, Carrie Preston)
February 28, 2024
Chris Hayes. Carrie Preston – ELSBETH (CBS).
2/27/24 (Josh Brolin, Amanda Gorman, Jan Vogler)
58. 2/27/24 (Josh Brolin, Amanda Gorman, Jan Vogler)
February 27, 2024
Josh Brolin. Performance by Amanda Gorman & Jan Vogler.
2/26/24 (Timothée Chalamet, Julio Torres)
57. 2/26/24 (Timothée Chalamet, Julio Torres)
February 26, 2024
Timothée Chalamet. Julio Torres.
2/15/24 (Billy Joel, Chappell Roan)
56. 2/15/24 (Billy Joel, Chappell Roan)
February 15, 2024
Billy Joel. Performance by Chappell Roan.
2/14/24 (Mark Wahlberg, Lily Gladstone)
55. 2/14/24 (Mark Wahlberg, Lily Gladstone)
February 14, 2024
Mark Wahlberg, Lily Gladstone
2/13/24 (Matt Damon, Danielle Pinnock)
54. 2/13/24 (Matt Damon, Danielle Pinnock)
February 13, 2024
Stephen welcomes actor Matt Damon and actress Danielle Pinnock.
2/12/24 (John Oliver, Killer Mike)
53. 2/12/24 (John Oliver, Killer Mike)
February 12, 2024
John Oliver. Performance by Killer Mike.
2/11/24 (John Krasinski, Ryan Gosling, Jon Stewart)
52. 2/11/24 (John Krasinski, Ryan Gosling, Jon Stewart)
February 11, 2024
Actor John Krasinski; actor Ryan Gosling; special appearance by Jon Stewart.
2/8/24 (André 3000, Justin Hartley)
51. 2/8/24 (André 3000, Justin Hartley)
February 8, 2024
Musician André 3000 takes The Colbert Questionert; actor Justin Hartley.
2/7/24 (Christopher Nolan)
50. 2/7/24 (Christopher Nolan)
February 7, 2024
Filmmaker Christopher Nolan.
2/6/24  (Joy-Ann Reid, A'ja Wilson)
49. 2/6/24 (Joy-Ann Reid, A'ja Wilson)
February 6, 2024
TV host Joy-Ann Reid; basketball player A'ja Wilson.
2/5/24 (Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Usama Siddiquee)
48. 2/5/24 (Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Usama Siddiquee)
February 5, 2024
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); comic Usama Siddiquee.
2/1/24 (John Cena, Kwame Alexander)
47. 2/1/24 (John Cena, Kwame Alexander)
February 1, 2024
John Cena, Kwame Alexander
1/31/24 (Demi Moore, Paul Walter Hauser)
46. 1/31/24 (Demi Moore, Paul Walter Hauser)
January 31, 2024
Demi Moore, Paul Walter Hauser
1/30/24 (Emma Stone, Jaime Harrison)
45. 1/30/24 (Emma Stone, Jaime Harrison)
January 30, 2024
Emma Stone, Jaime Harrison
1/29/24 (Bryan Cranston, Michelle Norris)
44. 1/29/24 (Bryan Cranston, Michelle Norris)
January 29, 2024
Bryan Cranston, Michelle Norris
1/25/24 (Martin Scorsese, Future Islands)
43. 1/25/24 (Martin Scorsese, Future Islands)
January 25, 2024
Martin Scorsese. Performance by Future Islands.
1/24/24 (Austin Butler, Kingsley Ben-Adir)
42. 1/24/24 (Austin Butler, Kingsley Ben-Adir)
January 24, 2024
Austin Butler. Kingsley Ben-Adir.
1/23/24 (Andre 3000, Jelani Cobb)
41. 1/23/24 (Andre 3000, Jelani Cobb)
January 23, 2024
Interview with and performance by André 3000. Jelani Cobb.
1/22/24 (Trevor Noah, Ruby Bridges)
40. 1/22/24 (Trevor Noah, Ruby Bridges)
January 23, 2024
Stephen welcomes comic Trevor Noah and American civil rights activist Ruby Bridges.
1/18/24 (Common, Steven Wright)
39. 1/18/24 (Common, Steven Wright)
January 19, 2024
Stephen welcomes rapper Common and comic Steven Wright.
1/17/24 (Clive Owen, Juno Temple, The Last Dinner Party)
38. 1/17/24 (Clive Owen, Juno Temple, The Last Dinner Party)
January 18, 2024
Stephen welcomes actor Clive Owen, actress Juno Temple and a musical performance by The Last Dinner Party.
1/16/24 (Nicki Minaj, Jeff Tweedy, Daniel Caesar, Taylor Tomlinson)
37. 1/16/24 (Nicki Minaj, Jeff Tweedy, Daniel Caesar, Taylor Tomlinson)
January 17, 2024
Steven welcomes rapper Nicki Minaj, musician Jeff Tweedy with a performance by Daniel Caesar and a special appearance by Taylor Tomlinson.
1/11/24 (Emily Blunt, Colman Domingo)
36. 1/11/24 (Emily Blunt, Colman Domingo)
January 12, 2024
Stephen welcomes actress Emily Blunt and actor Colman Domingo.
1/10/24 (America Ferrera, Renee Rap)
35. 1/10/24 (America Ferrera, Renee Rap)
January 11, 2024
Stephen welcomes actress America Ferrera and singer-songwriter Renee Rap.
1/9/24 (Gayle King, Charles Barkley, Ebon Moss-Bachrach)
34. 1/9/24 (Gayle King, Charles Barkley, Ebon Moss-Bachrach)
January 10, 2024
Stephen welcomes journalist Gayle King, former professional basketball player Charles Barkley and actor Ebon Moss-Bachrach.
1/8/24 (Barbara Streisand, Taylor Tomlinson)
33. 1/8/24 (Barbara Streisand, Taylor Tomlinson)
January 9, 2024
Steven welcomes singer Barbara Streisand and comic Taylor Tomlinson.
12/21/23 (Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Louis Cato)
32. 12/21/23 (Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Louis Cato)
December 22, 2023
Stephen welcomes journalist Anderson Cooper, TV Host Andy Cohen and a musical performance by Louis Cato and the Late Show Band.
12/20/23 (Nicki Minaj)
31. 12/20/23 (Nicki Minaj)
December 21, 2023
Stephen welcomes rapper Nicki Minaj.
12/19/23 (Adam Driver, Jon Batiste)
30. 12/19/23 (Adam Driver, Jon Batiste)
December 20, 2023
Stephen welcomes actor Adam Driver, singer-songwriter Jon Batiste and a musical performance by Jon Batiste.
12/18/23 (Kenan Thompson, Olivia Rodrigo, Evie Colbert)
29. 12/18/23 (Kenan Thompson, Olivia Rodrigo, Evie Colbert)
December 19, 2023
Stephen welcomes actor Kenan Thompson and a musical performance by Olivia Rodrigo.
12/14/23 (Greta Gerwig, Andrew Scott)
28. 12/14/23 (Greta Gerwig, Andrew Scott)
December 15, 2023
Stephen welcomes director Greta Gerwig and actor Andrew Scott.
12/13/23 (Jason Mamoa, Robert Smigel)
27. 12/13/23 (Jason Mamoa, Robert Smigel)
December 14, 2023
Stephen welcomes actor Jason Mamoa and comic Robert Smigel.
12/12/23 (Taraji P. Henson, Jason Isabell, 400 Unit)
26. 12/12/23 (Taraji P. Henson, Jason Isabell, 400 Unit)
December 13, 2023
Stephen welcomes actress Taraji P. Henson with a talk and musical performance by Jason Isabell and the 400 Unit.
12/11/23 (Liz Cheney, Olivia Rodrigo)
25. 12/11/23 (Liz Cheney, Olivia Rodrigo)
December 12, 2023
Stephen welcomes former Representative Liz Cheney and a musical performance by Olivia Rodrigo.
10/16/23 (Jada Pinkett Smith, Ricky Velez)
9. 10/16/23 (Jada Pinkett Smith, Ricky Velez)
October 17, 2023
Stephen welcomes actress Jada Pinkett Smith and comic Ricky Velez.
10/12/23 (John Mulaney, Darius Rucker)
8. 10/12/23 (John Mulaney, Darius Rucker)
October 12, 2023
Stephen welcomes comic John Mulaney and a musical performance by Darius Rucker.
10/11/23 (John Fetterman, Melissa Villasenor)
7. 10/11/23 (John Fetterman, Melissa Villasenor)
October 11, 2023
Stephen welcomes Senator John Fetterman and actress Melissa Villasenor.
10/10/23 (Kerry Washington, Maxwell Frost)
6. 10/10/23 (Kerry Washington, Maxwell Frost)
October 10, 2023
Stephen welcomes actress Kerry Washington and US Representative Maxwell Frost.
10/9/23 (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Metric)
5. 10/9/23 (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Metric)
October 9, 2023
Stephen welcomes actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and a performance by Metric.
10/5/23 (Bob Odenkirk, Fortune Feimster)
4. 10/5/23 (Bob Odenkirk, Fortune Feimster)
October 5, 2023
Stephen welcomes actor Bob Odenkirk and comedian Fortune Feimster.
10/4/23 (Anderson Cooper, Japanese Breakfast)
3. 10/4/23 (Anderson Cooper, Japanese Breakfast)
October 4, 2023
Stephen welcomes journalist Anderson Cooper and a musical performance by Japanese Breakfast.
10/3/23 (John Oliver, boygenius)
2. 10/3/23 (John Oliver, boygenius)
October 3, 2023
Stephen welcomes TV host John Oliver and a musical performance by boygenius.
10/2/23 (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Louis Cato)
1. 10/2/23 (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Louis Cato)
October 2, 2023
Stephen welcomes astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and a musical performance by Louis Cato.
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Where to Watch The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, FuboTV and CBS.
  • Premiere Date
    March 6, 2023
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (14,826)