LOS ANGELES – THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT will air live following both nights of the first Democratic debate, Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27 (11:35 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. This will mark the 20th and 21st time THE LATE SHOW has broadcast live. The most recent live broadcast aired following the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Guests joining Colbert for the live broadcast from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York will be announced at a later date.
This season, THE LATE SHOW is once again #1 in late night, averaging over 3.8 million viewers and consistently beating the competition by almost 1.4 million viewers. Also, THE LATE SHOW continues to beat its closest competition in adults 18-49 (686,000 vs. 667,000.)
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, a production of The Late Show Inc., airs weeknights (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell and Jon Stewart are the executive producers.