Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.
Josh Robert Thompson
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 ... See full summary »
Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.
For context I'm 23, not 40-60 something, but even I have to admit its a great show. One of the few exclusively intellectual/variety talk shows left in the world (and actually one of the first as well), it really has been a pedestal of Irish discussion and commerce. Politics, law, entertainment, and life in general. One of the few hits for RTE. Ryan's Americanised take was definitely up for question at the beginning but really heightened the show's uniqueness in a country where everyone has the give for the gab.
The only criticisms I may have is an interesting stifling that emerges in the show, where maybe a pause here and there will arise, most commonly during audience participation segments in the show (but obviously this is due to shyness).
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