In preparation of the end of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS has announced some of the series’ final guests. Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno will be a guest on the final show on December 19th.
Here’s the press release:
“THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON” ANNOUNCES POPULAR FRIENDS OF THE SHOW WHO WILL RETURN AS GUESTS DURING CRAIG’S FINAL THREE WEEKS
Guests Include Kristen Bell, Steve Carell, Jon Hamm, Mila Kunis, Jay Leno, Jim Parsons, Michael Sheen and Betty White
THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON will welcome award-winning guests and notable friends of the show during Craig Ferguson’s final three weeks as host. As previously announced, Ferguson will sign off on Friday, Dec. 19.
Ferguson’s final guests include popular friends of the show, such as Tim Meadows, who holds the record for most appearances (41), Thomas Lennon (30), Betty White (23) and Henry Winkler (22). Also, several of his final guests joined Ferguson when he took THE LATE LATE SHOW on the road, including new mom Mila Kunis, Rashida Jones and Ariel Tweto, who joined Ferguson for “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in Scotland” (May 14-18, 2012); Kristen Bell, who joined Ferguson in Paris for “Le Late Late Show avec Craig Ferguson” (Aug. 1-5, 2011); and Steve Carell, who joined Ferguson in New Orleans for “The Craig Ferguson Super Bowl Special” (Feb. 3, 2013).
Rounding out the list of guests who will visit are Don Cheadle, Carrie Fisher, Jon Hamm, Lisa Kudrow, Jay Leno, Jim Parsons and Michael Sheen, among others.
Following is the schedule of upcoming guests through Dec. 19.
Guests on “THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON,” Dec. 1-5
Monday, Dec. 1 Actress Lisa Kudrow; actor Dominic Monaghan (n)
Tuesday, Dec. 2 Actress Kristen Bell; actor Henry Winkler (n)
Wednesday, Dec. 3 Actor Don Cheadle; actress Mary McCormack (n)
Thursday, Dec. 4 Actor Steve Carell; actor Max Greenfield (n)
Friday, Dec. 5 Host Drew Carey from the CBS daytime series “The Price is Right”; TV host Cat Deeley (n)
Guests on “THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON,” Dec. 8-12
Monday, Dec. 8 Actress Carrie Fisher; comedian Dave Attell (n)
Tuesday, Dec. 9 Actor Michael Sheen; reality TV personality Ariel Tweto (n)
Wednesday, Dec. 10 Actress Mila Kunis (n)
Thursday, Dec. 11 Actor Kunal Nayyar from the CBS comedy series “The Big Bang Theory” (n)
Friday, Dec. 12 Actress Rashida Jones (n)
Guests on “THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON,” Dec. 15-19
Monday, Dec. 15 Actor Jon Hamm; comedian Tim Meadows (n)
Tuesday, Dec. 16 Television and radio host Larry King; actress Angela Kinsey (n)
Wednesday, Dec. 17 Actress Betty White; actor Thomas Lennon (n)
Thursday, Dec. 18 Actor Jim Parsons from the CBS comedy series “The Big Bang Theory” (n)
Friday, Dec. 19 Comedian Jay Leno (n)
(n) Denotes new broadcast
THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON regularly airs weeknights (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT) following broadcasts of the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS. THE LATE LATE SHOW is executive produced by Peter Lassally and is a 2009 Peabody Award recipient.
Host on Twitter: @CraigyFerg