The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

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2015

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Comedy

The comic interviews guests and introduces musical performances.

Guest Schedule

Guests are Stephen A. Smith, sports journalist & commentator on ESPN’s First Take, Dylan McDermott, star of FBI: Most Wanted, and Afrobeat superstar Davido performs. Special appearance by the cast of Ted Lasso.

Song writers Lin-Manuel Miranda & John Kander talk about New York, New York and the cast of the new Broadway musical will perform.

Taron Egerton discusses the challenges in Tetris, Jay Chandrasekhar sets up the feud in the comedy Quasi and “First Drafts” with Evie Colbert.

Brooke Shields discusses her documentary Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields, and New York Times best selling author Clint Smith promotes his new book Above Ground. Weyes Blood performs soft rock music.

Repeat interview with Vice President Kamala Harris and with Carrie Coon of the crime drama Boston Strangler.

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