A late-night talk show with a different interview format, where guests appear on stage simultaneously and the host sits to the left and not behind a desk, and with original segments like 'Carpool Karaoke'.
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Each week night, The Late Late Show with James Corden throws a late-night after-party with a mix of celebrity guests, edgy musical acts, games and sketches. Corden differentiates his show by offering viewers a peek behind the scenes into the green room, bringing all of his guests out at once and lending his musical and acting talents to various sketches. Additionally, bandleader Reggie Watts and the house band provide original, improvised music throughout the show. Since Corden took the reigns as host in March 2015, he has quickly become known for generating buzzworthy viral videos such as Carpool Karaoke.
James Corden is an interesting choice for this show. It is a risk but I think one worth taking. Corden is well known in the UK although truth to be told he is not universally loved. I have generally liked him but he does seem to rub some people up the wrong way. I have never quite understood why but it is worth mentioning. This is a departure in style to its predecessor and that is a good thing as shows like this do need to change if they are to succeed long term. He is clearly riffing off the Graham Norton show (BBC America) with a bit of Jimmy Fallon thrown in for good measure but then why not, as they are probably the best 'fun' talk show in the English speaking world at the moment? James is likable and quick on his feet verbally but is let down by his only average writers and he has not yet quite worked out how to handle three stars at once. All in all I would say the show is in safe hands and those that don't get the show at all probably did not get the Craig Ferguson show either or perhaps they were just used to it. I hope the show beds in and I suspect it will.
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