This Past Week In Late Night: James Corden and company celebrated 6 years of The Late Late Show w/James Corden. To commemorate the occasion at the top of the show, Corden, Reggie Watts, and Ian Karmel take a look back at some of their favorite moments and sketches over the years.
Also this week, Maya Rudolph shows off her mimicking skills, Stephen Colbert has his own cut of Justice League, Roy Wood Jr. wonders if Donald Trump Jr. knows who his dad is, Ken Jeong speaks out about hate crimes against Asian Americans, Samantha Bee tackles the issue with the NCAA, and John Oliver covers plastics.
Mimic Challenge with Maya Rudolph
“Maya Rudolph and Jimmy Fallon challenge each other to mimic sounds inanimate objects make, like the clatter of a computer keyboard or the riff of a guitar.”
Russell Brand Teaches Jimmy a Relaxing Breathing Exercise
“Russell Brand talks about spending quarantine with his family, dog training his dog Bear and his new Audible Original project Revelation: Connecting with the Sacred in Everyday Life.”
Chelsea Handler Accidentally Went to a Silent Retreat
“Chelsea Handler talks about her passion for skiing, her relationship with her family and her new stand-up special Chelsea Handler: Evolution.”
Spring Break Partiers Pack Florida Hotspots As U.S. Infections Rise
“Spring has brought signs that life could one day return to normal, but any pandemic progress may be slowed by the maskless masses currently partying it up in Florida’s spring break hotspots.”
Justice League: The Colbert Cut
“Stephen Colbert is proud to present this sneak peek at his four hour, three minute cut of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, which expands on the pivotal post-credits conversation between Lex Luthor and Deathstroke.”
Paul McCartney And Dr. Fauci Have A Conversation Via Dana Carvey
“Health advice can be complicated, which is why Dana Carvey calls upon his Paul McCartney and Dr. Anthony Fauci impressions to discuss how the coronavirus vaccine works.”
Jimmy Kimmel Pranks a 4th Grade Class
“Here in LA kids could be back in school for real next month which is welcome news for many parents. Jimmy believes that children are our future, so we did something fun and not-so educational, by getting in touch with a school called Ellis Elementary in Jimmy’s hometown of Las Vegas, where they were gracious enough to let him pretend to be a substitute teacher and prank a fourth grade class.“
Unsolved Mysteries: Does Don Jr. Know Who His Father Is?
“Does Don Jr. know who his father is? That’s this week on Unsolved Mysteries: MAGA Edition.”
Kamala Harris’s Salute Scandal & Utah’s Porn Block
“A large container ship blocks the Suez Canal, Vice President Kamala Harris comes under fire for not saluting back to military members when boarding Air Force Two, and Utah wants to require all cell phones sold in the state to block pornography.”
Biden Holds First Press Conference, Ted Cruz Refuses to Wear a Mask: A Closer Look
“Seth takes a closer look at Sen. Ted Cruz refusing to wear a mask when talking to reporters and President Biden holding his first press conference as president.”
Ken Jeong Addresses the Rise of Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans
“Ken Jeong explains how weaponizing terms led to the rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans, gives a shout-out to Late Night writer Karen Chee and talks about being compared to Jack Black on South Korea’s version of The Masked Singer.”
Sacha Baron Cohen Went to a Very Intense Clown School
“Sacha Baron Cohen talks about playing Abbie Hoffman in The Trial of the Chicago 7, going to clown school and the birth of Ali G and Borat.”
Our Show Is 6 Years Old!
“Six years ago tonight The Late Late Show with James Corden aired its premiere episode, and James remembers some of the highlights with Reggie Watts and Ian Karmel, including Reggie’s epic impromptu duet with Donald Glover. And while James is recapping the headlines, he admits he *thought* he spotted — and sang at — Billie Eilish in traffic on the way to work.”
Reggie Watts Gets a Birthday Salad Machine
“James Corden takes a moment to celebrate bandleader Reggie Watts’ birthday, and the show presents him with the perfect gift: a giant salad machine for the man who enjoys one during the show nearly every episode. Happy birthday, Reggie!”
Biden Admits He Misses Trump – No Malarkey!
“There’s a new drummer in the studio, and James rides the new energy to deliver the headlines, including Joe Biden’s first big press conference since becoming President of the United States. And James wonders if the show should add a news chyron to the screen before looking at the cursed Pepsi/Peeps collaboration. And producer Dave gets an email from Patti LuPone.”
“Plastic is in everything, from the clothes we wear to the water we drink. John Oliver explains how plastics are harming the planet, why recycling isn’t the solution you think it is, and why fixing the problem will be up to not just consumers, but corporations and policymakers.”
SNL Star Kenan Thompson on New Show & Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
“We talk to Saturday Night Live legend and returning guest Kenan Thompson about his new sitcom, Kenan, producing SNL remotely, going from OG Nickelodeon star to hosting this year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, dad life, the Phoebe Bridgers performance, and breaking on camera.”
A COVID Conversation w/ Our Staff Physician Dr. Alex Guererro
“Desus and Mero talk about Mero’s bout with COVID-19, the vaccines, and other safety info with our staff physician Dr. Alex Guererro.”
The Real March Madness? NCAA’s Treatment of Female Athletes
“As March Madness gets underway, the NCAA is in hot water for failing to provide an adequate weight room for its women’s teams. But as it turns out, the organization is dropping the ball when it comes to the treatment of its female athletes in more ways than one!”
If There’s Hope for Atlantic City, There’s Hope for America…Maybe?
“Home to Donald Trump’s failed casino venture, can Atlantic City offer us guidance on how to move forward once the Trump cheeto dust has cleared? Mike Rubens seeks an answer from optimistic Mayor Marty Small and only slightly less optimistic Atlantic City residents.”
Amber Wrote a Musical About Donkey Kong
“Question Party is very simple: a bunch of viewers tweeted questions at Amber and Tarik, and now they’re being answered! In this episode, @MeganDisciscio asks, “If you could remake one musical where you play all the parts, what would it be?” and @robinhahnsopran asks, “What’s your fave dance move?”“
Young Kamala: A New NBC Sitcom
“In this new NBC sitcom young Kamala Harris (Lilly Singh) learns how to say no to drugs and instead becomes addicted to justice.“