Jeb Bush Amy Schumer Toby Keith added to Late Show premiere week

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” previously announced George Clooney as its first guest, but now CBS has revealed the entire premiere week lineup, including a presidential candidate and one of the hottest comedians in show business.

In addition to Clooney, the premiere episode will feature Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and a musical performance by “The Late Show’s” bandleader Jon Batiste with his band Stay Human and special guests.

Also joining in the fun premiere week are Amy Schumer, Stephen King, Toby Keith, Kendrick Lamar and Scarlett Johansson. The full lineup is listed below.

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Tuesday, Sept. 8: George Clooney, Jeb Bush and musical performance byJon Batiste and Stay Human with special guests

Wednesday, Sept. 9: Scarlett Johansson, SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and interview and musical performance by Kendrick Lamar

Thursday, Sept. 10: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, musical performance by Toby Keith

Friday, Sept. 11: Amy Schumer, Stephen King and interview and musical performance by Troubled Waters.

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” premieres Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.


Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."