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Plans for Craig Ferguson’s syndicated talk show shelved

Plans for Craig Ferguson’s syndicated talk show shelved

Variety is reporting plans for Craig Ferguson’s new syndicated talk show have been shelved by Tribune Broadcasting. They say “the station group was behind the effort to launch a half-hour talk-variety strip designed to air in early evening timeslots starting fall 2015. But the roadblock was securing clearances in other key markets. Tribune and prospective distrib Debmar-Mercury could not line up enough affiliates to make the show viable”. However, his gameshow Celebrity Name Game has been renewed by Tribune Broadcasting…

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Craig Ferguson leaves the Late Late Show after nearly 10 years

Craig Ferguson leaves the Late Late Show after nearly 10 years

Craig Ferguson ended his run on the Late Late Show after 2058 episodes just before Christmas, on Friday 19th December. He had been host of the programme since he took over from Craig Kilborn in January 2005. Ferguson will move on to host a syndicated talk show next year. Craig’s final guest on the Late Late Show was former Tonight Show host Jay Leno. Other highlights from the finale include a star-studded musical number with Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Jack…

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Craig Ferguson and Stephen Colbert head into their final shows

Craig Ferguson and Stephen Colbert head into their final shows

Craig Ferguson and Stephen Colbert are now into their final weeks as hosts of their respective shows – the Late Late Show will air its final episode with Ferguson as host on Friday 19th December and The Colbert Report will end its run of over 4 years on Thursday 18th December. Most of the guests for the final few weeks of the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson have been mapped out. This week the scheduled guests are: Monday –…

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James Corden to make Late Late Show debut in March

James Corden to make Late Late Show debut in March

The Late Late Show With James Corden will debut on CBS on the 9th March 2015 it has been confirmed this week. Current host Craig Ferguson will leave the programme in December. It’s also been confirmed the Late Late Show will remain in Los Angeles and not move to New York – Reuters reports “Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti praised CBS for keeping the show in the city as California politicians have sought to stem the outflow of entertainment production…

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James Corden confirmed as new Late Late Show host

James Corden confirmed as new Late Late Show host

CBS have confirmed James Corden will take over as host of the Late Late Show when Craig Ferguson steps down at the end of the year. This was rumoured back in August. British actor, comedian and presenter James Corden will start hosting the late night programme in 2015. He’s relatively unknown in the US but starred in Broadway show One Man Two Guvnors to rave reviews recently, and is currently appearing in film Begin Again with Keira Knightley and Mark…

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Craig Ferguson to host syndicated talk show

Craig Ferguson to host syndicated talk show

It’s being reported Craig Ferguson is close to reaching a deal to host a new syndicated talk show on US TV. The new show would air at 7pm and would be distributed by Tribune Media Services. The Washington Post reports it “will begin airing next fall” (2015) and that Late Late Show executive producer Michael Naidus will come to the new programme with him, along with robot skeleton puppet Geoff. In addition to the new syndicated talk show, Craig Ferguson…

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