The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

10 Worst Episodes of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the #1 show in late night, where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology, and more. Featuring bandleader Jon Batiste with his band Stay Human, the Emmy Award-nominated show is broadcast from the historic Ed Sullivan Theater. Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell, and Jon Stewart are executive producers. Barry Julien and Denise Rehrig serve as co-executive producers.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 12, 2023.

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#10 - Eva Longoria, Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer, Lucinda Williams (Season 1 - Episode 93)

Stephen welcomes Eva Longoria, Abbi Jacobson & ilana Glazer, and a musical performance by Lucinda Williams.

The episode was rated 6.73 from 30 votes.

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#9 - Senator Kamala Harris, Kaitlyn Dever (Season 4 - Episode 153)

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Stephen welcomes democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris and actress Kaitlyn Dever.

The episode was rated 6.70 from 20 votes.

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#8 - Chris Wallace, Wilmer Valderrama (Season 7 - Episode 108)

Stephen welcomes journalist Chris Wallace and actor Wilmer Valderrama.

The episode was rated 6.67 from 12 votes.

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#7 - Mariska Hargitay, Thomas Middleditch, Hootie & the Blowfish (Season 4 - Episode 138)

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Stephen welcomes actress Mariska Hargitay, actor Thomas Middleditch, with musical guest Hootie & the Blowfish.

The episode was rated 6.61 from 18 votes.

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#6 - Cartoon Thanks-travaganza (Season 4 - Episode 52)

Stephen and Jon’s Cartoon Thanks-travaganza.

The episode was rated 6.56 from 16 votes.

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#5 - Billy Crystal, Thomas Rhett (Season 5 - Episode 10)

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Stephen welcomes actor Billy Crystal and a musical performance by Thomas Rhett.

The episode was rated 6.50 from 18 votes.

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#4 - Renée Zellweger, Walton Goggins (Season 5 - Episode 15)

Stephen welcomes actress Renée Zellweger and actor Walton Goggins.

The episode was rated 6.46 from 13 votes.

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#3 - Jane Fonda, The Hosts of “Virtue Signal”, Kings of Leon (Season 6 - Episode 94)

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Stephen welcomes actress Jane Fonda, the Hosts of “Virtue Signal”, and a musical performance by Kings of Leon.

The episode was rated 6.42 from 12 votes.

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#2 - DNC Highlights (Season 1 - Episode 187)

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The episode was rated 6.33 from 27 votes.

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#1 - Bono (Season 8 - Episode 30)

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Steven welcomes singer-songwriter Bono, and a musical performance by Bono.

The episode was rated 6.30 from 10 votes.

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