James Corden Confirmed As New Host of CBS Late Late Show.
A huge congratulation is in order for Tony Winner James Corden. The CBS Television Network announced today that the star will be the new host of THE LATE LATE SHOW. Corden, an extremely versatile performer, host, writer and producer has accomplishments in television, theater, film and comedy.
Corden’s long track record includes long list of award-winning and critically acclaimed credits. He is a Tony Award-winning performer on Broadway, a BAFTA-winning star of a UK television series, a feature film actor with two releases this year, and an acclaimed host, writer and producer in several genres of television.
Corden’s resume is beyond impressive and CBS network is very excited to have him on board as the new host.
“James Corden is a rare entertainment force who combines irresistible charm, warmth and originality with a diverse range of creative instincts and performance talent,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment. “He is the ultimate multi-hyphenate – a writer, creator and performer who is loved and respected in every medium he touches, including theater, comedy, music, film and television. James is already a big star in the UK and he’s wowed American audiences on Broadway; we’re very excited to introduce his considerable and very unique talents to our network television audience on a daily basis.”
The LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN will be produced by CBS. The producers and location for the new late show be determined and announced at a later date.
“I can’t describe how thrilled and honoured I am to be taking over from the brilliant Craig Ferguson,” said Corden. “To be asked to host such a prestigious show on America’s #1 network is hugely exciting. I can’t wait to get started, and will do my very best to make a show America will enjoy.”
Corden is set to host The Late Late Show in 2015.
[via Broadway World]
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