Stephen Colbert Announces 1st Week’s ‘Late Show’ Guests

Stephen Colbert
FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, Stephen Colbert participates in "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" segment of the CBS Summer TCA Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Entertainment Industry Foundation said Tuesday, Aug. 18, that ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC will simultaneously air a one-hour fundraising special for education featuring Colbert, Scarlett Johansson, Kristen Bell, Matthew McConaughey and Gwyneth Paltrow, on Sept. 11. The special will have sketches and musical performances. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK – Stephen Colbert will open big when he begins his run as host of CBS’ “The Late Show” on Sept. 8, with previously announced guests George Clooney and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush.

But according to the guest list announced Monday by the network, the rest of his first week will continue strong.

On Sept. 9, actress Scarlett Johansson and SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk will appear, with Kendrick Lamar performing and being interviewed.

The guest list for Sept. 10 is Uber CEO Travis Kalanick with musical guest Toby Keith.

On Sept. 11, comedian Amy Schumer and author Stephen King will be on the show, with Troubled Waters performing and being interviewed.

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” will air weeknights at 11:35 p.m. EDT.

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